Title:
Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Level: Category
Sound Archive
Level: Fonds
CHILDHOOD IN BURNHAM-ON-CROUCH 1890-1930
Scope and Content:
Interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read, born Burnham 1903; family background as builders and undertakers; account of great-grandfather's arrival in Burnham in 1845; buildings built by family, including clock tower, Temperance Hotel, yacht club; description of undertaking business - glass-sided horse-drawn hearse, hiring horses and hearses, coffin-making; funeral arrangements; funerals for the poor and the better-off; burials of babies and children; childhood and schooling; shops and traders.
Dates of Creation:
7 March 1991
Extent:
55 minutes
Creator Name:
Zoe Bridges
Custodial History:
Previosly catalogued as SA 24/754/1
Copyright:
Copyright of interviewer and interviewee transferred to ESVA in 2014 but contact depositor prior to use.
Physical Characteristics:
1 C90 cassette
Related Unit of Description:
Thesis: 'Childhood in Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex 1890-1930' by Z. Bridges, T/Z 561/1/47.
Publication Notes:
Zoe Bridges, "Barefeet and buttonboots: childhood in Burnham-on-Crouch 1890-1930" (London, 1992) held in the Essex Record Office library.

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Builders Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Subjects Buildings Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Subjects Burials Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Subjects Funerals Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Subjects Horses Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Subjects Schools Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Subjects Shops Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Subjects Undertakers Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Personal Names Zoe
Bridges
Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read, recorded by Zoe Bridges
Personal Names Miss
Olive 'Pansy'
Read
Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Place Names Burnham-on-Crouch Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read
Document Types Sound recording Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Olive "Pansy" Read