Title:
Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole
Level: Category
Sound Archive
Level: Fonds
CHILDHOOD IN BURNHAM-ON-CROUCH 1890-1930
Scope and Content:
Interview with Norah Cole, born Queen's Road, Burnham 1903: eldest of four children; details of daily routine; clothing; food; school; games; attended Devonshire Road school from age 4; at 15 became student teacher; happy family background; not wealthy but conscious of others being not so fortunate; considers herself 'sheltered'; memories of various businesses and industries; account of life around the river: boat building, sail making, regattas, big yachts requiring crews; father in boat business; account of 'marsh cart' bringing children from outer areas to school.
Dates of Creation:
22 January 1991
Extent:
55 minutes
Creator Name:
Zoe Bridges
Copyright:
Interviewer and interviewee assigned copyright to ESVA but contact interviewer prior to use.
Physical Characteristics:
1 C90 cassette
Related Unit of Description:
A handwritten transcript is catalogued as SA 29/13/3.
Thesis: 'Childhood in Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex 1890-1930' by Z. Bridges, T/Z 561/1/47 (1991).
Publication Notes:
Z Bridges, "Barefeet and buttonboots: childhood in Burnham-on-Crouch 1890-1930" (London, 1992).

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Boats Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole
Subjects Clothing Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole
Subjects Clothing Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole
Subjects Food Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole
Subjects Games Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole
Subjects Rivers Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole
Subjects Schools Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole
Personal Names Zoe
Bridges
Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole, recorded by Zoe Bridges
Personal Names Miss
Norah
Cole
Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole
Place Names Burnham-on-Crouch Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole
Document Types Sound recording Childhood in Burnham from 1903: interview with Miss Norah Cole