Mrs Betty Terry, born Betty Giddings in 1919, lived in Sopwell Gate Lodge in Cottonmill Lane for a few years from when she was about 9 years old. Her father worked as a cowman on Brown’s farm which was Sopwell Home farm. She talks about the living conditions and Major and Lady Barnett who lived in Sopwell House. Betty drew a splendid map to explain where the landmarks were.
Interview date: 20 May 2010. Interviewer: Sandy Norman.