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Living Linen was an oral history project in the 1990s and 2000s which conducted interviews with people who had worked in the linen industry in the 20th Century.

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Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/43 2 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/43 2 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Braidwater, Prospect & Andrews. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: In 1951 Matt Smyth joined Braidwater spinning mill i...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/08

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/08

Sound Recording on Reel: Personal background and work as a director/senior manager with Ballievey, Ulster Weavers & Ewart Liddel. Library Transcript: ...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/46

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/46

Sound Recording on Reel: Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Cooke's great-grandfather, Alexander, worked very closely with Sir John Preston (...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/35

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/35

Sound Recording on Reel: Moygashel Garments. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Walmsley entered the garment division of Moygashel in 1952. T...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/49 2 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/49 2 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Johnston Allen & Clandinnings. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Johnston Allen was formed in 1868. The founder, James...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/12

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/12

Sound Recording on Reel: Overseas sales - Spence Bryson. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The Nicholls family originally came from Cornwall an...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/64

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/64

Sound Recording on Reel: Kirkpatrick Bros. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Kirkpatrick Bros was formed in c1910 by Miss Kirkpatrick's grandfa...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/07

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/07

Sound Recording on Reel: Work in Ballievey as a Stentino? Supervisor. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Matchett was born in Banbridge, of f...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/61 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/61 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Sintons, William Kirk, Jennymount, Courtaulds. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Like his father and grandfather befor...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/11

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/11

Sound Recording on Reel: Sales, RSO, York Street, Blackstaff, Irish Linen Mills, Irish Loom. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The Stevenson fa...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/60

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/60

Sound Recording on Reel: Testing House. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The Perioli family has strong links with the textile industry. Mrs Pe...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/23

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/23

Sound Recording on Reel: Spinning & Twisting - Greeves & Ross; night shift. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Healy's mother was a doffing mist...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/59

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/59

Sound Recording on Reel: John S Brown Design. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: After leaving the Belfast Art School Miss Grey joined the damas...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/54

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/54

Sound Recording on Reel: Lira. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Gray's grandfather, Wm Wallace Moffett, served his apprenticeship at McCrum...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/70 2 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/70 2 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: George Kennedy joined York St Threads in 1947. The thread works had been moved to Un...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/44 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/44 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Bessbrook Spinning Company. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Miss McClung was born in Bessbrook. Bessbrook is a mill ...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/55 2 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/55 2 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Anderson McAuley, Bank Buildings, John Lewis. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr McCullough's uncle, George, was a D...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/26

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/26

Sound Recording on Reel: William Adams, Old Bleach, J S Brown, Lambeg Weaving, Victoria Weaving, Ulster Weavers. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summa...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/59 1 of 4

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/59 1 of 4

Sound Recording on Reel: Tavanagh, Spence Bryson - Portadown, J.S. Browns. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Maguire was born in Portadown a...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/13

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/13

Sound Recording on Reel: Francis Dinsmore. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Templemoyle was established in 1791 by Alexander Brown and was con...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/58

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/58

Sound Recording on Reel: Ewart Property Development. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Henderson is married to Primrose Forrest, daughter of...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/07

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/07

Sound Recording on Reel: Sperrin Textiles & William Clark. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Cole’s grandfather arrived in Upperlands in the...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/43

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/43

Sound Recording on Reel: York Street. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The Graingers are a prominent Ulster family involved with dairy farming...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/76 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/76 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: York Street, McCaw Allan, Broadway Damask. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Bennett was born in Belfast. His fathe...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/15 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/15 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Wolfhill, Greeves, Bessbrook, Doagh, Ulster Spinners. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Greer joined Ewarts in 1938...

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