Sutton, Ann (2 of 17) National Life  Story Collection: Crafts Lives

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    2004-06-08, 2004-06-15, 2004-06-29

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    Interviewee's home, Arundel

  • Interviewees

    Sutton, Ann, 1935- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Hughes, Hawksmoor (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 2: Description of paternal grandfather's house. Remarks on mother's aspirations. Paternal grandfather's death and AS's attitude to death and funerals. Description of how father's open attitude towards his friends with odd physical looks relates to AS's textile work. AS's attitude to religion. Father's career as a stationer then as manager of a printing works. AS's involvement with father's work. Aged twelve AS and family moved to Pontypool, Wales. Mother's reaction to new house. Mother's employment and first marriage. Parent's courtship and marriage. AS's relationship with parents. Description of Mother's rebellious character: her 'shingle' haircut and liking of actor Paul Robeson. Description of father's character and physical looks.

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