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Interview of Harries, S A (Mrs)
Date: 1974   Location: SWCC : AUD/277
Atgofion Mrs S A Harries, Aberystwyth. Yn ymdrin yn bennaf a chefndir ei theulu, a'u arferion bwyta; atgofion am streics yn ystod yr 1890'au, a'r ymddygiad tuag at y bradwyr a'r perchennogion glo; safle merched yn y gymuned a'r cartref; ei haddysg, ac yna gweithio fel morwyn a swyddi eraill; tlodi a caledi; barn yn ystod Rhyfel y Bwr; dylanwad Diwygiad Crefyddol 1904 ar y gymuned a'r tafarnau; trefniant ynglyn a thai, lletywyr, a gwaith dyddiol; iechyd ac ysbytai; a dylanwad cryf crefydd ar ei bywyd. Recorded memoirs of Mrs S A Harries, Aberystwyth. Includes her family background, and their culinary habits; recollections of various strikes in the 1890's and attitudes to blacklegs (turn-coats) and coal owners; role of women at home and in the community; her education, and going into domestic service, and other jobs; poverty and hardship; attitudes during the Boer War; influence of the 1904 religious revival on the community, and the public houses; marriage and family; housing arrangments, lodgers, and daily routines; health and hospitals; strong influence of religion on her life

 

 

 

 

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