Freda Smith’s memories of life in East Boldre

EBOH - Freda Smith
Photo from East Boldre Oral History project (EBOH)
Author: EBOH

Freda Smith was born in 1923 and lived with her parents, grandmother and seven siblings in a pair of thatched cottages in Masseys Lane. She went to Beaulieu School as her father worked on the Beaulieu estate. At fourteen she went into service at a house in Beaulieu.



Date: 1923
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  1. Rhonda Hunter

    Freda is my mum’s first cousin. This was so interesting to hear. As war a bride to Canada, we heard so much about Freda and her family when Mum reminisced. What a good idea to take down information from the elderly – they had such a different life. Thank you!

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