2:291 FORD, Annie, Untitled, TS, pp.7 (c.2,000 words). Brunel University Library. Born 1920 in the Collyhurst district of Manchester. Father, a foreman cabinet-maker, was forced to retire early (when author aged only 2) because of neurasthenia. Mother took in washing and worked in a confectionery shop. Youngest of 5 children. Educated at Willert Street Nursery School; Collyhurst Tin School (2 years); Smedley Road School (to age 14). Married. No mention of employments. No details of interests or activities. Childhood memories of the Collyhurst district of Manchester; the home; diet; domestic chores; dress; games; customs; schooling.