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BLACK, Robert Theodore (Bob) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 24
Identifier: H0092
Overview Bob looks at family history and their settling on the Ermadale farm, its condition, childhood chores and child pass times e.g. hut building and collecting birds eggs. He briefly looks at the war years; his marriage, children and of a 100 acres farm at Gropers Bush. He eventual grew his farm ownership to 1100 acres between Gropers Bush, Waipango and Ermadale; talking of the condition and farming of these. He also worked as a contractor and shearer and purchased a portable hay baler working...
Dates: 2012

CHISHOLM, Adam Park interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0025
Overview This is an extensive interview with Adam which covers his family history dating back to Scotland and the immigration to NZ on board the ‘Three bells’; Adams war experiences in the Air force, as a prisoner of war in Stalag 3 and the Lubeck March; his life after the war on a farm he won in the land ballot, His involvement with DHL, Bahrain and the Gulf war. Adam also tells of the plane accident in Foveaux Strait which lead to the loss of his grandson.
Dates: 2009

COLHOUN, William (Bill) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0010
Overview This interview covers Bill’s arrival from Ireland to Outram. In 1941 he volunteered for the navy, describes this process, the training and activities in Pacific. He talks of the ships and conditions; the torpedoing of the ‘Leander’ plus returning to NZ on aircraft carrier ‘Atheling’. Bill talks of his work history after the war i.e. freezing works, shearing, wool store, butchery and the purchase of farm land, his family life and children’s achievements.
Dates: 2010

TROTTER, Arthur Sinclair interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0170
Overview In this interview Arthur gives an overview of his family history, farm, and ‘Roslin House’ (the old homestead). He talks of his childhood and describes rabbiting and the methods used and the processing of the good ones at Woodlands Meat Works/Cannery. He describes and discusses farming practice e.g. wheat growing, shearing with blades, sheep and cattle. Arthur also talks of his education and gaining a scholarship to Lincoln College; the meeting of his wife Margaret and his son’s decision to...
Dates: 2010

TROTTER, Margaret interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0169
Overview In this interview Margaret covers her family history, her education and the subjects taught. She returned to the family sheep farm where she took over the running of the home due to her mother’s illness. She describes/discusses some of the family traditions i.e. holidays at Riverton and family Christmas; the war years, rationing, meeting her husband Arthur and living in Trotter house ‘Roslin’ and what this involved. Margaret’s interests include: Women’s Division, writing books on family and...
Dates: 2009

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