CWN AND OVER FIFTIES FOR ACTIONCWN has undertaken some work in partnership with
OFFA and Community Education to record the memories of local people. The recordings
will also be included in CWN's multi-media database.
Some recordings were also made at
Frank Walsh House. Asian women share their memories of their early days in
Mr Holmes - Bell Green
The Holmes family are one of
Coventry's oldest families. Roy Holmes talks about his family links to the Railways. He
recounts memories of working at Alfred Herbert's. He recalls his experiences as a
Malcolm Curtis - Nuneaton
Malcolm Curtis is a Coventry character.
He recalls memories from Coventry Transport's past. He is an enthusiastic collector
and has a passion for Barton buses.
Pool Meadow - 02-09min
Mrs Parker - Bedworth -
Mrs Parker recalls
collecting mail memorabilia with her husband Gaylord Parker. Mr Parker wrote a book
concerning the Post Office in Bedworth. He collected numerous artifacts to which Mrs
Parker allowed CWN access.
Mrs Mills - Willenhall
Mrs Audrey Mills has lived in Willenhall throughout her life.
She recalls the changes in the area, her schooldays, Willenhall Woods and WWII.
James Lane - School - 05.30min
Reg Watkin - Earlsdon
Reg Watkin was a fire
officer on duty the night of the November Coventry Blitz. He recalls that night in