Edited interview with Byrel Melville, July 2020
Level: Category
Sound Archive
Level: Fonds
Level: Series
Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories
Scope and Content:
An edited version of an interview with Byrel Melville (nee Crawford), recorded by her daughter, Josephine Melville, in July 2020.

[00:00:00] Byrel describes living in London and her experience of racism; white people moving away from her on the bus, and trying to get in front of her. Advised her children to just step away from it, and 'do whatever they put their mind to' in life.

See SA 69/2/7/3 for a transcript of this recording.
Dates of Creation:
July 2020
2 minutes 2 seconds
Creator Name:
Josephine Melville
Admin History:
This edit of the interview was included in the 'Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories' installation at the Port of Tilbury, featuring alongside interviews with Alift Harewood and Norma Griffiths in one of 21 sound windows.
Archivist Note:
Physical Characteristics:
Original recording: 1 WAV file
Access copy: 1 MP3 file
Related Unit of Description:
Full version of the interview catalogued as SA 69/2/7/4
For a transcript of this recording, see SA 69/2/7/3
Dates of Description:
5 October 2022
Publication Notes:
'Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories', Evewright Arts (2022)
Not Available:
Essex Sound and Video Archive: use digital copy available on Soundcloud