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Interviews conducted by Margaret Smith

EERC/DG/DG38
Margaret Smith conducted a total of 42 recordings with a total of 44 interviewees. The interviews were carried out between 2014 and 2017.

Interviews of Carolyn Little aged 59

EERC/DG/DG38/23
In this interview about the Crichton Royal Hospital, Carolyn Little recalls her experiences of going to the Crichton over a number of decades. She first went there on her third birthday, to visit her...

Interviews of Tom Dudgeon aged 90

EERC/DG/DG38/24
Biographical interview with Tom Dudgeon (b. 1925, Haddington). Tom starts by describing his early working life and being called up in 1943. He served in the Navy as a telegraphist and was part of th...

Interviews of Martin Hale aged 78

EERC/DG/DG38/34
Interview with Martin Hale, born 1939 in Wakefield, North Yorkshire about his working life with Uniroyal. After a brief summary of his early life, which involved several moves due to his fathers empl...

Interviews of David Taylor aged 63

EERC/DG/DG38/35
Interview with David Taylor, who moved to Dumfries when he was 10-11 years old. From Dumfries High School he applied for an apprenticeship with ICI in 1970. At the initial assessment there were 130 ...

Interviews of Patricia Martin aged 80

EERC/DG/DG38/2
Biographical interview with Patricia Martin (b. 1933, Yorkshire) who came to Dumfries as a 15 year old to study nursing at the Royal Infirmary. Pat explains that, after leaving school when she reache...

Interviews of May Fraser aged 83

EERC/DG/DG38/9
Biographical interview with May Fraser (b. 1930 at Auchencairn). May firstly talks about her birth and being taken home, to Hestan island, at the age of 3 weeks. May's father was the lighthouse kee...

Interviews of Sheila Wilkinson aged 69

EERC/DG/DG38/10
Biographical interview with Sheila Wilkinson (born c.1945) who spent her childhood in Portnockie. Sheila and the interviewer started their nurse training together, on 1 April 1963 and this interview ...

Interviews of Betty Tindal aged 84

EERC/DG/DG38/40
Biographical interview with Betty Tindal (aged 84) about her nursing career. Betty was born in Fife, where her father was working as a shepherd. She talks about her early life, recalling home life a...

Interviews of Bill Boone aged 80

EERC/DG/DG38/36
Biographical interview with Bill Boone (b. 1937, Glasgow). Bill grew up in Glasgow and completed his apprenticeship in engineering and a BSc at Strathclyde University before moving to Teesside to wor...