George Ewart Evans collection

Rhodes, Hervey, Baron Rhodes of Saddleworth. George Ewart Evans collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:41:59

  • Shelf mark

    T1439W

  • Recording date

    1975-03-05

  • Recording locations

    House of Lords (London)

  • Interviewees

    Rhodes, Hervey, Baron Rhodes of Saddleworth, 1895-1987 (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Evans, George Ewart (speaker, male)

  • Description

    George Ewart Evans interviews Lord Hervey Rhodes, who reminisces about his life in Yorkshire, his family history - 17th century ancestors in cloth industry - his father's mill where HR worked at 12 years old, fighting and being wounded in First World War; buying his own mill in 1921, going into local politics, 19 years in Parliament , peerage in 1964.

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