Record Ref21
PersonDenton, Mary
Brief descriptionRecalls childhood memories and growing up in Clarendon in Jamaica. Talks
about school days, work, marriage and family life in Jamaica. Talks about
coming to Britain, health problems and being subjected to domestic abuse.
Describes changes and developments in Northampton over the years. Talks
about church life, her visit to America and the contribution of Black
people in Northampton.
SubjectChildhood; Family; Health and welfare; Religion; Employment
Event date20030114
Periods Covered1930s; 1940s; 1950s; 1960s; 1970s; 1990s; 2000s
Associated PlaceNorthampton, Northamptonshire; Jamaica, Caribbean
Ethnic OriginBlack Caribbean Jamaican
Location of resourceNorthamptonshire Black History Project
FormatDigital recording
CreatorNorthamptonshire Black History Project
Creation date14/01/2003
Contributor personDrake, Julia; Bowmer, Sylvia
Contributor organisationNorthamptonshire Black History Project
CopyrightNorthamptonshire Black History Project
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