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Durlacher, Nicholas (4 of 18) National Life Stories: City Lives

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  • Subjects

    Jobbing; Futures exchange

  • Recording date

    1995-03-01, 1995-04-01, 1995-23-11

  • Is part of (Collection)

    City Lives

  • Recording locations

    interviewee's office, London

  • Interviewees

    Durlacher, Nicholas, 1946-, (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 4 (tape 2 side B): Staying with relatives in Montagu Square - took him to Madame Tussaud's or Imperial War Museum - always somewhere interesting. Describes grandma's flat in Wynstay Gardens. His attitude to various trips away from home. Memorable trip to spend day with family called Parker-Tomkinson at Knockholt - frightened and cried until mum came to take him home. Also daunting experience later getting from Briancon to St Anton in Austria by himself. Admits to gaining some self-confidence as a result. About visits to Lisbon where family of his Stowe friend, Patrick Dawson, lived - different side of life - many visits to museums and art galleries.

  • Description

    Interview with Nicholas Durlacher CBE, member of the Stock Exchange (1970–86), Partner at Wedd Durlacher (1972-86) and Chairman of Elexon Ltd (2000–10).

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