April 1960 Four Gables Maternity Home, Horsforth
Grew up in Yeadon now lives in London
Date of Interview
6th May 2020
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Fiona Quinton is a Yeadon girl now living in London. Her parents owned the Handyman Stores in Kirk Lane which was a part of her childhood. Her career was in the world of journalism becoming a travel writer and travelling the world and becoming the travel editor of Teletext. Fiona is a vital piece of the ongoing Back Chat development too. Her interests are criminal courts, local history and graveyards.
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Interviewer: Carlo Harrison
Cataloguer: Fiona Quinton
John & Eileen Quinton
Handyman Stores, Kirk Lane, Yeadon
Family Life, Sister carol Lesley
Life in London
Westfield primary School & Aireborough Grammar School
60th Birthday Celebrations
Working Life, Research, Journalism, Travel Writing
Teletext, Travel editor
Children, Finlay & Maud Quinton
Back Chat Database
Working life, School website London
Residents Association, Community Activities, London
Colney Hatch Asylum, Mental after care association, London
Interests, Criminal Courts and Graveyards
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