Unemployment between 1921 and 1936

  Unemployment in the Witham area, 1921 to 1936 1921 Crittall’s A difficult year. Continued collapse of post-war boom. Miners’ strike in May so coal shortage. But still lots of windows sold. (ERO T/Z 67, page 112). UDC Finance Committee, 29 August 1921, page 113 Wages of Council’s workmen to be reduced 4s 6d in … Continue reading “Unemployment between 1921 and 1936”

Tape 085. Mr Ken Cuthbe, side 2

Tape 85. Mr Ken Cuthbe was born in 1898. He was interviewed on 12 July 1983 when he lived at 64 Valentine Way, Silver End. He also appears on tape 84. For more information about him, see Cuthbe, Ken, in the People category. The original recording of this interview is held at the Essex Sound … Continue reading “Tape 085. Mr Ken Cuthbe, side 2”

Tape 084. Mr Ken Cuthbe, side 1

Tape 84 Mr Ken Cuthbe was born in 1898. He was interviewed on 18 May 1983, when he lived at 64 Valentine Way, Silver End. He also appears on tape 85. For more information about him, see Cuthbe, Ken, in the People category. The original recording of this interview is held at the Essex Sound … Continue reading “Tape 084. Mr Ken Cuthbe, side 1”