Syd Bell Track 1

Syd Bell Track 1
Social History       Audio Memories       Syd Bell        20thC
Category Descriptions
Social History:Audio memories, historic events and important people, and family and everyday life in Dartmouth over the centuries.
Audio Memories:Oral History collection: recordings of interviews with local residents (audio files (.mp3)) covering their memories of life and work, also major events particularly the Second World War.
Syd Bell:Life & working conditions in Dartmouth early 1900s. Born in 1903, interviewed by Ray Freeman in 1982, talks about his early days & life in Dartmouth at that time. Better known by those that remember him as a partner in Bell & Clements Builders.
DHRG No:102618
Format:Audio File (.mp3)
Lower Ferry & employees, Living conditions in crowded accommodation, wash days, shops, trades & working conditions. Poor Law relief. Food - bread & dripping, sheep’s head, rabbits, pigs trotters. Father a Coal (H)lumper, fishing to supplement wages.