THOMPSON, Margaret Evelyn interveiwed by Ailsa Dawson
Record Group — Box: 8
Margaret talks of early life on the family farm at Five Rivers describing daily life routines of school, working on the farm after school and the need to order groceries from Invercargill. She recalls recreational pursuits e.g. sports, dances and craft work. Margret goes on to tell of her own children and families and their education. She was a member of St John’s Ambulance for almost 50 years, the caretaker of the Lumsden Hall and School for 28 years and involved in fundraising for the swimming pool. With her interest in craft she opened a craft shop in Lumsden which was stocked with crafts from crafters all over Southland and Otago.
- Dawson, Ailsa (Interviewer, Person)
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