Opie collection of children's games & songs

Opie, Iona (1 of 6) Cathy Courtney Oral History Collection

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:46:52

  • Shelf mark

    C968/139

  • Recording date

    1989-11-10

  • Recording locations

    interviewee's home

  • Interviewees

    Opie, Iona 1947- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Wright, Elizabeth (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 1: Father away during IO’s childhood. IO’s memory of falling in love for first time when a baby in pram. Aged approx 5 moved to south coast. IO’s sister. Parents’ marriage. Beliefs about marriage. [sound improves] Peter Opie. IO’s childhood. Religion.

  • Description

    Life story interview with Iona Opie (1923-2017), folklorist.

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