Comments

Sound recording of Lucille Rimeur, née Deffain, speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 31/01/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Rimeur speaks about the British Soldiers, the cleaning process, her wedding dress and cake, her wedding day, how the first years were hard, the children were small, the farm animals, the farm workers, the harsh temperature, she describes a typical day on the farm, her husband cutting bracken, visiting her family in a lorry because they did not have a car, the foot and mouth disease, the colorado beetles, the feeling of a community, the cattle shows, the home deliveries of various services, the tourism boom, the death of the king and socialising inside a parish.

Reference

C/D/P/P1/74

Date

January 31st 2005

Names

Jersey Heritage Trust
Nicolle, Stuart
Rimeur, Lucille, née Deffains
Deffains, Lucille Alice

Keywords

history | oral history | sound recordings | sound | Liberation | Occupation | soldiers | cleaning | wedding dresses | wedding cakes | Weddings | Houses | Electricity | telephones | malnutrition | farm stock | Farm workers | temperature | Farm work | Milking | Potatoes | Butter | tractors | bracken | families | lorries | foot and mouth disease | Colorado beetles | communities | cattle shows | deliveries | Food | gas | butchers | Fishermen | Tourism | royal deaths

Dimensions

1 digital sound recording

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

Digital Sound Recording. Ask at Helpdesk for Access.

Closed until

2100

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