Developing the Jet Engine - Mr William Henry Lindsey

October 23, 2009

Mr William Henry Lindsey, who worked for Rolls-Royce, discusses the early development of the jet engine in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Working Family Life in Coventry - Mr G W Riley

October 23, 2009

Mr G W Riley talks about the life of his family in Coventry going back to the early twentieth century.

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My Early Working Life 1920-1930 - Thomas Healey

October 23, 2009

Thomas Healey discusses his early working life in the 1920s and 30s in Coventry. He also talks about trade unionism.

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The Humber strikes after World War II - Francis George Chater

October 23, 2009

Francis George Chater discusses the Humber strikes that took place after world war 2.

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Sir William Lyons on the history of Jaguar and the future of the specialised car

October 23, 2009

In this speech given by Sir William Lyons on the history of Jaguar and the future of the car in 1969.

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Living Conditions in Hillfields - Mr Godfrey

October 23, 2009

Mr Godfrey was born in 1887 in Hillfields in Coventry. Here he gives an insight into the living conditions in Hillfields as a youth

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Sir Arnold Hall discusses Sir Charles Barrett and Sir Frank Whittle

October 23, 2009

Sir Arnold Hall discusses Sir Charles Barrett and Sir Frank Whittle,

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‘Hurdy Gurdy Days’ - Being Poor in Coventry in the early 20th Century - Mrs Gallow

October 22, 2009

This is a reading of Mrs Gallows account of the 'Hurdy Gurdy Days' in Coventry where she writes about growing up in poverty in the early part of the 20th Century.

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The Messenger Service During World War II - Mr H G Miles

October 22, 2009

Mr H G Miles discusses the Messenger Service During World War II.

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Coventry Artists 1950s and 1960s - Mr James Kessell

September 23, 2009

Mr James Kessell discusses Coventry artists in the 1950s and 60s in Coventry.

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