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Canadine, Sybil (Part 7 of 7). National Life Stories

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:46:59

  • Shelf mark

    C464/005

  • Subjects

    Coaching and teaching sports; Swimming

  • Recording date

    1990-04

  • Interviewees

    Canadine, Sybil, 1897- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Abrams, Rebecca (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 7: Life after the War; moving to Whitchurch in 1949; moving to Bognor in 1952 when husband retired because of a heart condition, at the age of 65. Asked to run the Project for Young Leaders, a scheme to train Rangers to become Guiders. Becoming Chairman of Young Wives section of the Mothers' Union, and starting 400 Groups throughout the country. 1960: Widowed and moves to Cheltenham. Involvement with church community, and with Girl Guides and Girl Scouts as an Associate Member. Prime importance to her of the ethic of service to others.

  • Description

    Interview with Sybil Canadine

  • Related transcripts

    Sybil Canadine interviewed by Rebecca Abrams: full transcript of the interview

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