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TITLE
A Working-class Life in Wick (8 of 8)
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CAITHNESS_CROFTING_188
PLACENAME
Wick
DISTRICT
Eastern Caithness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
Nellie Mackenzie
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
41463
KEYWORDS
audios
everyday life

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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 soup kitchens, Wick being 'dry' (no alcohol), purchasing clothes on 'tick', and her family's first wireless and television.

[full transcription to follow soon]

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

CAITHNESS: Wick

1980s

audios; everyday life

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 soup kitchens, Wick being 'dry' (no alcohol), purchasing clothes on 'tick', and her family's first wireless and television.<br /> <br /> [full transcription to follow soon]