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Res.5.5 Elderly female resident, widow, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 8 November 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/5/5

Scope and Contents

INTVEE lives in a three apartment flat in Wardieburn and is the only tenant in her stair who has been there since the beginning. When she first moved here she thinks it was much more friendly, children and young mothers would paly in the street, theyd go on picnic together. Her husbnad had been ill with ulcers for many years before he died. She made the decision to pay for one of her sons to go on to secondary education. When the new Education Act came in she got a refund. Her husbnad would not let her apply for any assistance and she's never had any debt. She thinks the neighbours now are cut-throat, everyone out for themselves but she is reluctant to move and is quoted as saying "It's not easy to leave a place where you've memories".


  • Other: 8 November 1961

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