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Box 21


Contains 29 Results:

SAYER, Dorothy Myrle interviewed by Avis McDonald

 Record Group — Box: 21
Identifier: H0063
Overview Myrle talks of her family background, life, religion, education and growing up in Balfour where her family were the local bakers. She goes onto to tell of her employment history - at the local Grocer’s shop, looking after children for the Farry family in Gore and joining the Air Force at the outbreak of World War 2. After the war she talks of her marriage and family.
Dates: 2011

NEYLON, James Francis interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 21
Identifier: H0077
Overview In this interview Jim describes his family history, life in Nightcaps, early childhood memories and education at Wrey’s Bush Convent and St Kevins in Oamaru. He worked in the mining industry for 43 years and gives a detailed description of this work and the history of the mines, conditions of work, strikes and an explosion/fire in the Wairaki mine in 1972. He tells of his marriage and 5 children; their lives and achievements.
Dates: 2008

RICHMOND, Audrey interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 21
Identifier: H0151
Overview Audrey discusses life on the Soper family farm at Athol, her education, the clothing worn there and sports; how the various epidemics (Polio, diphtheria) affected the school. She tells of the impact of the war, of family members going to war, the method of Military call up and volunteers; of keeping in touch through letters and parcels. She describes life on the farm during this time e.g. milking, butter making and the killing of farm animals to supply meat to Athol and the use of coupons....
Dates: 2007

SHERIDAN, Michael Patrick interviewed by Lynne Grove

 Record Group — Box: 21
Identifier: H0041
Overview Michael recalls his early life, education, and employment on NZ railways. He gives a detailed narration of his passion/interest of the horse racing industry in Southland and New Zealand i.e. history, breeding, race meetings, jockeys and commentators etc.
Dates: 2007

Abstract of Michael Richard SKERRETT, 2015

 Item — Box: 21
Identifier: H00510002
Abstract Interviewer: Rebecca AmunsdenAbstracter: Courtney EllisonMichael SkerrettTRACK 01 00:00 Interview identification01:15 Father Claude Skerrett, worked as Sailmaker at Railway, born in Bluff. His Father was George Skerrett and his mother was Anna West. Michael’s mother Cora Rask (sp?) was born in town, early life at SANDY POINT, father Charles Rask half Danish half Irish, mother was Mary Murray who was Irish. Michael’s Mother’s...
Dates: 2015

Abstract of Michael Patrick SHERIDAN, 2007

 Item — Box: 21
Identifier: H00410002
Abstract Interviewer: Lynne Grove Abstracter: Jean Hawkes MICHAEL PATRICK SHERIDANTRACK 100:00 Interview identification00:29 MICHAEL PATRICK SHERIDAN born in OTAUTAU 12 February 193400:40 Father's name PATRICK – may have been born in RIVERTON 1898 – Grader driver at OTAUTAU00:51 Mother's name ELIZABETH born at MILTON 1908 – Domestic01:20 [CHILDHOOD]: ...
Dates: 2007

Photographs [three pages], 1940 - 2011

 Item — Box: 21
Identifier: H00500003
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2011

Newspaper Articles [two pages], 1940 - 1945

 Item — Box: 21
Identifier: H00500004
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1945