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Voices bringing history to life
  1. Sue Bradley
  1. Centre for Rural Economy, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU
  1. E-mail: susan.bradley{at}


The RCVS Charitable Trust and the Centre for Rural Economy at Newcastle University are collaborating on ‘Veterinary lives in practice’, a project to record and preserve the personal reflections of different generations of veterinary surgeons to create a national oral history resource. Here, Sue Bradley, who is coordinating the project, explains why personal testimonies are important and includes extracts from some interviews conducted so far

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