Hungarton Oral History
The following links will take you to sound clips of people talking about life in Hungarton during the 1920s and 1930s.
- A Gated Village
Every entrance to the village had a five barred gate.
- Village Life
Church, chapel, and the influence of Sir Harold and Lady Nutting of Quenby Hall.
- Farming in WW2
Prisoners of War and Landgirls.
Madam Burnaby of Baggrave Hall provided presents for local children.
- Water and Electricity
Was the coming of electricity 'dealings with the devil'?
- Quenby Hall
Remembering hunting and life at Quenby Hall.
The full interviews these clips were taken from are available to listen to at the Records Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland. Quote the reference numbers under the sound clips.
You can find all the audio clips on the Leicestershire Villages website by clicking in the drop down box in the 'Search' section at the top right of this page. Choose 'Multimedia' and press Search. This takes you to the Multimedia Browser where you should search 'All Villages' for 'Audio'