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Johnston, Ronald James, b. c. 1960, oral historian, researcher, writer
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Asbestos-related diseases in the West of Scotland: Interview with Owen Lilly and Margaret Lilly

Ronald Johnston in conversation with Owen and Margaret Lilly (A19), 1 March 1999. An alternative date is given for the recording, 1 February 1999.

  • sound recording (0h 43m 14s) and transcript

Owen Lilly was an asbestos factory worker.

Tape 202. Consent form A19, not previously coded.

Johnston, Ronald James, b. c. 1960, oral historian, researcher, writer

Interview with a nurse

Arthur McIvor and Ronald Johnston in conversation with a nurse / health visitor in Wales, 29 June 2004.

  • sound recording (1 hour 9 minutes 1 second) and transcript

Interview not coded.

Johnston, Ronald James, b. c. 1960, oral historian, researcher, writer

Interview with Tom Bowden, Colin Thomas, Gerald Hawkins and Derek Charles

Arthur McIvor and Ronald Johnston in conversation with South Wales miners Tom Bowden, Colin ('Nati') Thomas, Gerald Hawkins and Derek Charles, Gelligaer, 12 May 2004.

  • sound recording (1 hour 34 minutes 53 seconds) and transcript

Interview C26.

Johnston, Ronald James, b. c. 1960, oral historian, researcher, writer

Asbestos-related diseases in the West of Scotland: Interview A23

Conversation between between R Johnston, A McIvor, an 81-year old insulation engineer, and a 72-year old lagger who worked at the Grangemouth shipyard. T&G office, Glasgow, 1 December 1999.

  • transcript

Consent form A23, formerly coded B9.

This appears to be a continuation of the previous interview - same participants?

Johnston, Ronald James, b. c. 1960, oral historian, researcher, writer

Asbestos-related diseases in the West of Scotland: Interview A22

Conversation between R Johnston, A McIvor and four male participants, 1 December 1999.

  • transcript

Consent form A22, formerly coded A96.

The participants were a 66 year old insulation engineer, a T&G Convenor b.1946, a 62 year old former electrician and insulation engineer with 100% asbestosis who had worked at the Marinite Factory in Springburn, and a male insulation engineer b.1917.

Johnston, Ronald James, b. c. 1960, oral historian, researcher, writer

Asbestos-related diseases in the West of Scotland: Interview A20

Conversation between R Johnston and the 66 year-old widow of an electrical engineer who had recently died of mesothelioma, 22 March 1999.

  • transcript

Consent form A20, formerly coded B1.

The participant's husband was exposed to asbestos in the 1950s while working on a demolition contract. Interview also contains interesting testimony regarding her overseas’ work experience.

Johnston, Ronald James, b. c. 1960, oral historian, researcher, writer

Asbestos-related diseases in the West of Scotland: Interview A07

Conversation between R Johnston and a 58 year-old retired civil servant, 18 March 1999.

  • transcript

Consent form A07, formerly coded A71.

The participant had worked in brickworks in the late 1950s. He was diagnosed as suffering from asbestosis, caused (he thinks) by presence of asbestos in an office.

Johnston, Ronald James, b. c. 1960, oral historian, researcher, writer

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