Welcome to “The Back-Chat Collection”

Back-Chat is an ongoing collection of interviews with ordinary people talking about their lives giving an insight into life from 1920 to today. The topics covered in this collection range from the everyday to the extraordinary.

Carl May

  • Mums Death
  • Mays Shop
  • Emigrating To Canada

Ben Cowell 2

  • Adoption Same Sex Couple
  • Yorkshire Ambulance Service
  • Leeds Police Officer

Helmut Watson

  • Austrian Christmases
  • Computer Programming
  • Marbles Champion
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Aireborough Historical Society

For a visual view of history

  Aireborough Historical Society 

has a huge collection of pictures with 

accompanying text which explores the past.