Irene Curphey


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  • Interview with Mrs Irene Curphey

    Mrs Irene Curphey, born 17th February 1913, talks to David Callister about the following topics:

    Head Cook at Castle Rushen School
    Training as a Master Confectioner
    Douglas High School and Arbory School
    Archibald Knox
    St Ninian’s School and Park Road School
    The ‘big snow’ in the 1920s
    Leaving school and living in Colby
    Working for bakery and cafes in Castletown
    Running Ballabeg Post Office with husband
    The Meadowside Choir
    WWI memories
    Early school days

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