Neville Andrew

Interview with Neville Andrew by Shirley Boothroyd on 16 September 2023.

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“Yes, I remember the wooden floors, the haddock smoking chimneys were just like coated, in like when you sweep your chimney, coked in that. Every so often you would go and give it a good brush down. The floor was just wood, bare wood floor. Downstairs was concrete floor and just painted walls, nothing special. And it was cold. In them days you could smoke while you was working, smoke over the tubs and smoking in the chimney’s as well, you’d have a fag on while you was climbing up to do the kipper, again, it’s not allowed today is it?”

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