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dc.creatorTania Gardner
dc.date2014-02-01
dc.date2014-02-11
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-13T08:23:28Z
dc.date.available2020-10-13T08:23:28Z
dc.identifierDG13/9/1/1
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12734/52117
dc.descriptionIn the third track (of 4), Winifred talks more about her childhood in Restalrig. She describes the day to day activities around the home and recalls playing peevy stones outside the house and visiting her grandparents, who lived in Bonnyrigg. Her grandfather had been a stationmaster at Saughton and told her about a train crash on a bridge where he had been one of the first to crawl out and help people to safety. She thought her grandmother would sing them songs and talks about the role of music in entertainment. She also mentions Christmas, sunday lunch and walking to Portobello barefoot.
dc.descriptionShort biographical interview (1 of 4 tracks) with Winifred Smith who was born in Edinburgh over 100 years ago. Winifred describes her home, in Restalrig, which was near St Ninian's convent. Her father worked with the council and she could remember being aware of bombing during World War 1 and also going to Portobello beach and the trams in Edinburgh city centre. She also remembered the barracks at nearby Piershill. After leaving school, the family moved to Yorkshire where her father part owned a mill. She became a teacher and taught in West Riding.
dc.descriptionIn the second track (of 4), Winifred recalls here time teaching at West Riding. She also recalled the milkman coming round on a horse-drawn float. He would dip a pint measure into the milk and decant this into jugs or vessels that the customers brought out to him. She also remembered, aged 4 or 5, being in Restalrig and watching the searchlights and the bombers flying overhead.
dc.descriptionIn this fourth track (of 4) Winifred talks about her home life in Restalrig and remembered it was possible to walk along a promenade from Leith to Portobello. Of World War 1 she remembered the noise of the bombs and seeing soldiers from nearby Piershill barracks marching by on their way to disembark at Leith. She was sad to leave Restalrig to move to Keithley. She recalls the noise in the weaving mill her father joint owned and spoke about her teacher training. Once qualified she taught infants and remembered having 48 pupils in her class.
dc.format.extent20m22s
dc.format.extent5m19s
dc.format.extent16m1s
dc.format.extent10m12s
dc.relationWinifred Smith was interviewed on 2 occasions by Tania Gardiner. February 01 2014 and February 11 2014. Both interviews are represented in 2 parts. February 01 2014 DG13/9/1/1 and DG13/9/1/3. February 11 2014 DG13/9/1/5 and DG13/9/1/7.
dc.subjectMaterial culture
dc.subjectEntertainment
dc.subjectTravel and transport
dc.subjectTales and anecdotes
dc.subjectCommunity
dc.subjectSocial history
dc.subjectWorld war 1
dc.subjectTeaching
dc.subjectSport
dc.subjectAgriculture
dc.subjectEdinburgh
dc.subjectEducation
dc.subjectOral history
dc.subjectCustom and belief
dc.subjectAudio recordings
dc.subjectSchooldays
dc.subjectRestalrig
dc.subjectPortobello
dc.subjectHealth
dc.subjectWar
dc.subjectMovement
dc.subjectFieldwork
dc.subjectRecreation
dc.subjectGames
dc.subjectArts and crafts
dc.subjectDomestic life
dc.subjectLifecycle
dc.subjectEthnology
dc.subjectShops and businesses
dc.subjectWorking life
dc.subjectLeith
dc.subjectWorking life
dc.subjectFoodways
dc.subjectChildhood
dc.subjectSocial organisation
dc.subjectBiography
dc.subjectHistory
dc.titleDG13-9 Interviews of Winifred Smith DIP
dc.typePhotograph
dc.typeAudio


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