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'An Autobiography by Lucy Joan Slater of Cambridge': Chapter 2: Portsmouth Before the War, 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Slater 1/2
Scope and Contents Pages 17-34 (originally numbered 27-44). This chapter covers several house moves, including a move to Cosham after the death of L J S’s father, John Slater, and living with some of their relations who joined them from Oldham in Lancashire. L J S recalls her father’s work on submarine escape apparatus and spending a day with him at Portsmouth Dockyard. She also recalls educating herself, through reading and teaching herself algebra, and being taught Greek, French and music by her mother, ‘in...
Dates: 1990