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Dewsbury, Kirklees

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:51

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C900/08524

  • Recording date

    1998/11/27

  • Recording locations

    Dewsbury, Kirklees, West Yorkshire: OS Grid Reference(424500,422500)

  • Producers

    BBC

  • Recordist

    Womersley, Jill (female, interviewer)

  • Speakers

    Watson, Margaret (b.1941/07/27, female, journalist)

  • Description

    Margaret recalls with affection the first Asian immigrants arriving in Dewsbury and expresses the disappointment and frustration she felt at the subsequent intolerance and community segregation. Savile Town is an area to the south of the centre of Dewsbury.

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