April 1960 Four Gables Maternity Home, Horsforth
Grew up in Yeadon now lives in London
Date of Interview
6th May 2020
I hereby give you permission to publish my interview and photographs
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.
Sit back and listen to understand more about that.
Interviewer: Carlo Harrison
Cataloguer: Fiona Quinton
|John & Eileen Quinton||14.55|
|Handyman Stores, Kirk Lane, Yeadon||15.09|
|Family Life, Sister carol Lesley||19.51|
|Life in London||21.17|
|Westfield primary School & Aireborough Grammar School||25.01|
|60th Birthday Celebrations||26.55|
|Working Life, Research, Journalism, Travel Writing||31.22|
|Teletext, Travel editor||41.45|
|Children, Finlay & Maud Quinton||46.45|
|Back Chat Database||48.33|
|Working life, School website London||52.06|
|Residents Association, Community Activities, London||55.37|
|Colney Hatch Asylum, Mental after care association, London||58.32|
|Interests, Criminal Courts and Graveyards||1.01.06|
Please take into consideration when listening to these interviews that the meaning of language changes over time and that interviewees have not intended to cause offence by anything said which now may be thought to be unacceptable.
Subscribe – FREE!
and I will let you know when a new interview is published.
Recording this social history, chatting to different people about a whole host of subjects is a real pleasure, such an interesting and I think worthwhile project for people to listen to both now and in years to come.
Thank you for visiting this website.