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Res.5.7 Female resident, age unknown, widow, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 6 November 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/5/7

Scope and Contents

INTVEE lives on her own in a four apartment flat. INTVER writes that "it is decorated in the 'chocolate and porridge' variety of her generation". She has lived in her house for 24 years having moved from Leith. Her husband was violent and she is quoted as saying of her children "he nearly used to kill them sometimes with the belt". She has four living children out of 13 pregnancies. She would like a smaller house but to remain in the district. She belongs to the Old Age Pensioners Association and goes to a chapel group to play dominoes one afternoon a week. She says all the young mothers got to the beach with their children in the summer.


  • Other: 6 November 1961

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