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DAWSON, Ian Maurice Joseph interviewed by Judith Thomas

 Record Group — Box: 25
Identifier: H0402
Dates: 2019

HOLMS, William Turnbull interviewed by Cathy Macfie

 Record Group — Box: 10
Identifier: H0028
Overview In this interview William gives a description of the layout of their large family home near Waimahaka. He tells of his close family, his education and employment. On the farm they had Hereford cattle and a Romney sheep stud and used horses for stock work. He and his wife saved 150 acres of bush through QEll Trust Covenant. His uncle James invented Holms Patent Coupling link for the ploughing harness.
Dates: 2006

PATERSON, Hugh interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 2
Identifier: H0078
Overview Hugh talks of his family history, his siblings’ lives and choices. He talks in detail of farming practices, produce and his return to the farm after his time in World War 2 and the benefits of his attendance of a farming course at Lincoln. He describes his time at war in detail.
Dates: 2009

WATT, William Patrick (Bill) and Francis Hope Glenaray interviewed by Cathy Macfie

 Record Group — Box: 8
Identifier: H0043
Overview This interview is divided into three parts. The first is a joint one in which Bill and Francis Watt tell of their first meeting, social life of the time, marriage and honeymoon. This followed by employment history through to becoming manager of Mount Hamilton and later a field officer based in Invercargill. In Bill’s interview he tells of his family history, early life and memories in Timaru and the shift to Matarua after the death of both his parents. He looks at his life here e.g. education,...
Dates: 2007

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