Betty Kelly

Mrs Betty Kelly, born 20th November 1931, talks to Vi Ritchie about her memories:

  • Early school days
  • Interment camps in Port Erin
  • The Golf Links Hotel used as Nazi camp
  • Learning to speak German
  • Celebrating Christmas
  • Brother attending King Williams College
  • Grandfather’s farm and milk round
  • Brother playing truant and discipline
  • ‘Big Brother’ Movement to Australia
  • Training as secretary in Liverpool
  • The Port Erin Bar and swimming
  • Entertainment and competitions
  • The ‘Herring’ man and fishing

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  • Interview with Mrs Betty Kelly

    Mrs Betty Kelly, born 20th November 1931, talks to Vi Ritchie about her memories:

    Early school days
    Interment camps in Port Erin
    The Golf Links Hotel used as Nazi camp
    Learning to speak German
    Celebrating Christmas
    Brother attending King Williams College
    Grandfather’s farm and milk round
    Brother playing truant and discipline
    ‘Big Brother’ Movement to Australia
    Training as secretary in Liverpool

    The Port Erin Bar and swimming
    Entertainment and competitions
    The ‘Herring’ man and fishing


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