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WELLS-ALLISON, Violet Frances interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 8
Identifier: H0021
Overview This interview covers Violet's early life at Otaitai Bush. She and her siblings were taught music and singing although Violet preferred and enjoyed singing. Violet tells of meeting her husband, marriage, living at Pourakino Valley and later shifting to town. She describes her ‘Step into the Past’ collection and sourcing the items within this.
Dates: 2008

SMITH, Charlotte Anne Lindsay (Nan) interviewed by Lloyd Esler

 Record Group — Box: 8
Identifier: H0156
Overview Nan discusses and describes her family history: her father and grandfather settling in NZ and making a life here; her education first at Spar Bush school then at Southland Girls High. She talks of her memories of the depression and farm conditions at this time. When she left school she qualified as a nurse in 1936. Nan recalls and mentions wartime Invercargill e.g. ration books, petrol rationing, Park Hospital and the purchase of her Vauxhall 12 car for £300.00. Nan worked for ten years at Park...
Dates: 2007

STRACHAN, June Marie Elizabeth interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 8
Identifier: H0042
Overview June talks of her education in Dunedin; training and employment as a Dental Nurse; her first clinic in Orepuki and the surrounding areas; there is a description of the dental equipment and her uniform. During the war June drove transporters for soldiers and was seconded to work in the hospital. After marriage June and her family lived in many areas around NZ in relation to her husband’s occupation; June gives an account of each of these areas and life in them. She shares her use of IT to keep...
Dates: 2007

Abstract of Violet Frances WELLS-ALLISON, 2008

 Item — Box: 8
Identifier: H00210002
Abstract VIOLET FRANCES WELLS-ALLISON Recorded: 30 July 2008; Interviewer: Janice Templeton; Abstracter: Jean Hawkes TRACK 100:00 Interview identification00:29 VIOLET FRANCES WELLS-ALLISON – born DANIEL, married DOUGLAS WELLS then JOHNNY ALLISON – Explained Born at OTAITAI BUSH 10 December 192102:02 No midwives – AUNTY VI and AUNTY MILLIE – Mentioned02:17 Older sister MILLIE born 15 December – no other siblings....
Dates: 2008

Abstract of June Marie Elizabeth STRACHAN, 2007

 Item — Box: 8
Identifier: H00420002
Abstract June Marie Elizabeth Strachan Interviewer: Nancy Burnett Date: 14 & 20 February 2007 Abstract: Cathy OnellionDisk 1 - Track 100:00 [interviewer introduction and information]01:06 Gives full name and address. Confirms spelling and pronunciation of last name S-T-R-A-C-H-A-N. Describes born in REDCLIFFS, near SUMNER, CHRISTCHURCH. Describes it as having a steep bank and recounts how mother had piano hauled up there.02:10 Gives father’s...
Dates: 2007

Abstract of William Patrick WATT (Bill) [Bill Watt only], 2007

 Item — Box: 8
Identifier: H00430002
Abstract William Patrick Watt (Bill) Interviewer: Cathy Macfie Abstract: Cathy Macfie1:00 Born in INVERCARGILL but shifted at early age. Spent first four years at ASHBURTON. Recalls early CHILDHOOD MEMORIES. Describes visits to grandparents’ boarding house; incident with Alsation dog; trip with father up Ashburton River bed to get firewood. Explains context 1931-32 Depression Years. Father worked at Ashburton Grain Store. Remembers ‘Assyrian’ lady at boarding house....
Dates: 2007