BRAVEN, Wiliam Edward (Ted) interviewed by Nancy Burnett
Record Group — Box: 19
Ted grew up at Forest Hill. In this interview he looks at his family history, describes rabbiting, trapping and the processing of the rabbits. He goes onto describe his farming life after taking over the farm after his father’s death in 1942. He was good with machinery which lead him to repairing his neighbours machinery and inventing the Suction Dredge for Gold mining when he became involved in gold mining. He tells of going hunting, tramping and climbing; of his involvement with rifle shooting through the Browns and Southland clubs and reflects on the depression, the war years, looking after his mother and various homes in Central Otago.
- 2011 - 2012
- Burnett, Nancy (Interviewer, Person)
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