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TITLE
A Working-class Life in Wick (7 of 8)
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CAITHNESS_CROFTING_187
PLACENAME
Wick
DISTRICT
Eastern Caithness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
Nellie Mackenzie
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
41462
KEYWORDS
audios
health
doctors

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In this audio extract, Mrs Nellie Mackenzie describes what working-class life was like for a Wick woman growing up in the 1920s and 1930s. She talks about school clothes, the Parochial Board, paying for doctors and prescriptions, and the use of a knowledgeable local person for medical purposes.

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A Working-class Life in Wick (7 of 8)

CAITHNESS: Wick

1980s

audios; health; doctors;

Highland Libraries

Caithness Recordings: Life in Wick

In this audio extract, Mrs Nellie Mackenzie describes what working-class life was like for a Wick woman growing up in the 1920s and 1930s. She talks about school clothes, the Parochial Board, paying for doctors and prescriptions, and the use of a knowledgeable local person for medical purposes.<br /> <br /> [full transcription to follow soon]