Interview number: 085
Interviewer: Thatcher, Mary
Interview date: 1980-07-03
Length 71 minutes
Condition notes: Some hum throughout, and occasional variances in channel volume. Part 2 recording starts after conversation recommences.
Mr. A. (Bertie) and Mrs. Winifred Hewlett talking about engineering manufacture (mainly for the railway industry) and their life generally, in India, 1928-1946. lluminating account of life and practices in railway engineering factories, and in particular the difficult times of circa 1942
Coverage notes: Calcutta, Kanchrapara; Eastern Bengal Railway; Indian Stores Department; Alfred Herbert, Spencer Moulton, India Rubber Manf., Indian Malleable Castings; jobs, conditions, pensions; 1928-1946