Elizabeth Constable

‘Betty’ discusses growing up in a happy family of 11 children as the youngest girl. Describes how her mother made ends meet using club cards and ‘diddlums’. Lived in Holderness Road area. Left school at 15 and worked in ‘Steradent’ department at Reckitt’s, later became a cook working in school dinners and Reckitt’s canteen. Describes her early social life particularly going out dancing and dancehalls.

Media No: 1004
Interviewee Forename: Elizabeth
Interviewee Surname: Constable
Year of Birth 1936 (?)
Interviewer: Dan Dearing
Location: Unity In Community, Endike Lane
Date of Interview: 4/2/2016
Duration (HH:MM:SS): 18:55

 

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