taking our culture forward

Interviewer David Callister talks to Mr Victor Kneale CBE about his memories, which include:

  • Growing up in Myrtle Street
  • Living conditions
  • Taking visitors in>
  • Early schooldays
  • Cable cars in Douglas
  • Music and entertainment for visitors
  • Childhood games and cigarette cards
  • Pocket money and running errands
  • Summer job on Isle of Man Steam Packet boats
  • Apprenticeship with The Times Office
  • Local characters
  • Poverty and ‘Little Hell’
  • Sunday School picnics
  • Scouting


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