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McMillan, Mary Ferguson



  • Existence: 1908 - 2014

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McMILLAN, Mary Ferguson interviewed by Ailsa Dawson

 Record Group — Box: 38
Identifier: H0373
Overview Mary describes growing up and family life on a farm on the Morton Mains Estate, near Waituna. Her parents died when she was 20 years old and she and her 18-year-old sister brought up her younger siblings. She talks about the opening of the Oteramika Hall. Mary describes industries in the area: dairy factories, the sugar of milk factory at Edendale and a tinned rabbit factory and linen flax mill in Woodlands. She married a neighbour, Alexander McMillan and moved to his farm in Waituna where she...
Dates: 1998