Listen to Jean Jones' story
Jean was the wife of Elder Dempster employee, John Jones
In 1956, Jean was a Secretary working for the colonial government in Nigeria where she met her husband, John, who worked in the Elder Dempster Agency.
In her interview, Jean recalls how she felt at home in Nigeria and talks about what life was like in Ghana, Port Harcourt and Lagos.
Listen to Jean’s interview:
Top: Jean's leaving party following one year working with BP, Jean is centre front row, 1963. Bottom: Jean with three month old Marc aboard the MV Tamele, 1958.