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Memories of Grandma: In Burslem

by stoke_on_trentlibs

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stoke_on_trentlibs
People in story: 
Margaret
Location of story: 
Burslem
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A2791514
Contributed on: 
29 June 2004

This story was submitted to the Peoples War web site by Stoke-on-Trent libraries on behalf of Margaret and has been added to the site with her permission. The author fully understands the sites terms and connditions.

I remember Grandma cooking a joint of beef. Whatever meat was left over was put into the lobby along with potatoes, carrots, onions, swede, turnip etc.
my Grandma was a singer in the North Staffs choir but she had to give this up to look after her family when she lost her husband from injuries sustained in WW11.
Another memory I have was that jobs were so scarce.I remember at Doultons, a pottery factory at the top of Nile Strret men used to wait for hours on end just in case a man got the sack so he have his job which was quite sad.

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