Christie Addison’s work at Slater’s shoe shop in Portknockie

Chrisie Addison was born in 1926. She used to live in Portknockie. She started work in a shoe shop in Portknockie when she was fourteen in 1940. After she left the shoe shop she worked as a bus conductor and she got good pay. One of the responsibilities was to look after the elderly on the bus. She got three months holiday a year.

Christie Addison was interviewed by Garry Peterson and Chris McAdam, students at Elgin High School as part of an eleven week elective the S2 students studied on the theme of Local Heritage

Additional Information
Christie- portknockie shoe shopPortknockie newsletter with information about the shops in Portknockie in 1940s (page 3). The shoe shop was called Slater.

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