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Box 38


Contains 33 Results:

Abstract of Mary Ferguson McMILLAN, 1998

 Item — Box: 38
Identifier: H03730002
Abstract MARY FERGUSON McMILLANRecorded: 19 August 1998Interviewer: Ailsa DawsonAbstracter: Ailsa Dawson (Retyped by Jean Hawkes)Track 100:00 MARY FERGUSON McMILLAN born 18 October 1908 at Mrs KENT'S NURSING HOME, INVERCARGILL – Twin of ANDREW01:15 [PARENTS] [FATHER]: DUNCAN McKENZIE – Farmer [MOTHER]: JANE ISABELLA McDONALD 02:05 First home at MOA FLAT – Father managed HOWELL'S ESTATE Mr HOWELL – Lawyer in INVERCARGILL –...
Dates: 1998

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