Living Linen

Living Linen

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_R99/04 2 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/04 2 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Personal history, work of Personnel Department, Jennymount & Linfield Mills. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Miss Do...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/53

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/53

Sound Recording on Reel: R J Wooch, Old Park Printing Company, Belfast Silk and Rayon, Flaxall. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The Craigs li...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/12

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/12

Sound Recording on Reel: Elm Park School. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Cowdy is a Living Linen committee member and has already given a...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/03 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/03 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Cowdy's Webbs, Milltown Bleaching. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Crory's family has a long association with the...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/18

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/18

Sound Recording on Reel: New Northern, Braidwater & Edenderry. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The Kyle family has a long association with th...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/61 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/61 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Branchwater & Moygashel. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Bertie Monthomery's father, Bob, was Chief engineer at Cogr...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/73

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/73

Sound Recording on Reel: Doagh Flax Spinning Company, Lindustries Blackstaff. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Like his father before him, Mr...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/16 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/16 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Greenmount & Boyne. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Michael's grandfather came to Northern Ireland, from Newcastle o...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/94 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/94 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: H J McBride, Whiteabbey Bleach, Ewarts, Glenbank. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Sam joined Hydepark Bleach Works ...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/59 2 of 4

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/59 2 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_R00/07

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/07

Sound Recording on Reel: Hand painter and demonstrator, Old Bleach. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The Old Bleach linen Company was the sing...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/17

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/17

Sound Recording on Reel: Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr McIlroy's father, Alec was Managing Director with Old Bleach and arranged for Jam...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/52 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/52 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Ewarts Spinning. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr McCready describes Ewarts as 'The Family Firm'. His grandmother ...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/46 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/46 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Anthony Cowdy & Sons. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The family business was started by Mr Cowdy's great-grandfathe...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/19

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/19

Sound Recording on Reel: Combe Barbour & F G Wilson. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Murray joined Coombe Barbour's in 1946/7 as an appren...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/55 2 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/55 2 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: York Street (Sales). Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Harry McCaw's family are connected with the linen industry on h...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/72

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/72

Sound Recording on Reel: McCaw Allan. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Duff worked with McCaw Allan for 52 years. He joined the company in ...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/26 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R99/26 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Achesons and linen in Portadown. Summary: Mr Jennings was born in Portadown. His father was a weaver at Acheson's and his mot...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/55 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/55 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: York Street (Sales). Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Harry McCaw's family are connected with the linen industry on h...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/63

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/63

Sound Recording on Reel: Valley Dye Works, Clendinnings, Riverside Textiles. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Derek Harris' father, George Hay...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/27 2 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R02/27 2 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Devonshire Hemstitching Company, County Down Weaving Company. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: The Hillis family asso...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/67 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R01/67 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Jennymount & Linen Thread Company. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: When Mr McConnell joined Jennymount mill at the a...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/05

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/05

Sound Recording on Reel: George Walkers, Linen Thread Company, Ewarts - Spinning. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: 'Ozzy' Beckett's father, Ro...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/50

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/50

Sound Recording on Reel: Kirkpatricks. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: Mr Crawford joined Kirkpatrick's as an apprentice fitter in 1940. He c...

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/36 1 of 2

Living Linen Interview LL2_R00/36 1 of 2

Sound Recording on Reel: Moygashel Research. Library Transcript: Transcript. Summary: In 1944 Mr Brown joined Stevenson's & Sons, later Moygashel, as ...

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