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Various Local History and Recordings

Choose a name from the list of individual people to read a transcript or listen to their recorded memory.
List arranged according to seniority.

These recorded memories were made over a period at the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st.
They record local people's memories as related to local history.


To access them choose from the numbered list at the left side of the page.





Index to recorded Local History & Reminiscence.

Lilian Coley with Rhianydd Murray

Family, work and play in an industrial village: ‘If you don’t holler, we shall not foller’.

Arthur Amos with Rhianydd Murray

‘I were always up there [the reccy] in the evening, when I weren’t on the allotment, I just loved the game’ [cricket]

Bill and Vera with Rhianydd Murray

Growing up in Earl Shilton during the early years of the twentieth century:

‘Mr Metcalf diligently taught the boys the art of cricket’

Don Loxley with Rhianydd Murray

Reminisces of life in the early 1930s and 1940s as I remember it in Earl Shilton.

Jim Lord with Rhianydd Murray

Reflections on work, life and illness
‘If you turn out as good as your dad, you’ll be alright.
I hope I turned out as good as me dad’.

Steve's own recording

Steve Cartwright - A child's Christmas in Earl Shilton