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Betty Boothroyd: early family life in Dewsbury

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    Family life

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    Boothroyd, Betty, 1929- (speaker, female)

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    Betty Boothroyd, the first female Speaker of the House of Commons, recalls early family life in Dewsbury.

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    This is a short extract from a life story oral history interview recorded by National Life Stories and published on the CD 'National Life Stories 1987-2007'.

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