July 1956 at Hyde Terrace Maternity Hospital in Leeds.
Grew up in Meanwood, lived in Horsforth, Rawdon and now lives in Yeadon
Date of Interview
1st November 2019
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Elaine O’Brien (8th May 2021)
It was a real pleasure to interview Elaine and hear about her role as a voluntary fund raiser for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. I certainly learnt a lot about the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and what a dedicated service it is, saving lives from the very, very young to the not so young.
Elaine also talked about a wide range of subjects including tailoring, pensions, community nursing, Airbnb, the Commoners Choir and we met Peanut a Lhasa Apso and Chesney who is ‘a very soft cat’
A nice easy listening chat.
Interviewer: Carlo Harrison
Cataloguer: Fiona Quinton
Sound Engineer David Myers
Yorkshire Air Ambulance
Family Wool Shop & Tailoring
Wedding At Barden Towers
Abbey Grange School
Schofields Dept. Store and Lloyds Bank (Leeds)
Walking, Zumba, Jive Dancing
Prostrate Cancer – Treatment
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