|"I wasn't very lucky with teachers. We had a few very crabby ones"1920's childhood|
Left home at 24 to get married. Worked for same man as father, who milked cows, as farm labourer. Would liked to have done further schooling but there was no money.
had to work. No option. Brothers did the same. Sisters worked at home till they were married. Mentions families' war work. Fifteen when started working. Earned two pound ten shillings a week. 48 hours a week, 6 days. Worked horses, no tractor.