Henrietta Burkin's mother et al. in Stepney - the 1910's, in the morning

from Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin, page 11:

[The author’s biological father died of typhoid shortly before her birth in 1904. Following a period of destitution for herself and her mother, her mother remarried in 1908. The author refers to her stepfather as Father or Dad in the memoir, and indirectly names him as Mr Hart; he worked as ‘a Mains Foreman with the Electricity Company at Charing Cross’, p. 7]. 

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Henrietta Burkin, Memoirs of Henrietta Burkin. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:118, p. 11. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1529662938562 accessed: 17 June, 2024

location of experience: Stepney


Henrietta Burkin's mother
Tea-packer, Worker in a boot factory
Mr Hart
Mains foreman for electricity company

Listening to

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a child's rhyme performed by Henrietta Burkin

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1910's, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:22:19 +0100
Approved on Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:57:43 +0100