Woodhouse Eaves

Oral History

The following links will take you to sound clips about Woodhouse Eaves taken from interviews held by members of the Woodhouse and Woodhouse Eaves Local History Group and by the East Midlands Oral History Archive.

  • Village Life

    Passed down stories of village life in the late 1800s show how respect was due to Mrs Herrick of Beaumanor Hall.

  • Crow Pie

    Shooting crows to make crow pie.

The full interview these clips were taken from is available to listen to at the Records Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland. Quote the reference numbers under the sound clips.

  • Guide to recording memories

    This is a guide to recording oral history interviews developed by the East Midlands Oral History Archive (EMOHA)

Would you like to get involved in your village history by providing some content for the website? If you would like your memories of the village recorded or would like help recording someone else’s memories then please contact us on admin@leicestershirevillages.com and we’ll help you to get started.