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DUFFY, Catherine Mary interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0264
Overview This interview is part of the Gorge Road Collection. In this interview Mary talks of her family history and immigration from Ireland. Her family moved to a farm close to the Waituna Lagoon. She describes Kapuka South School, transport to school, classroom setup and general school day of the era. The family had an orchard in Roxbourgh. Mary began playing the piano when at secondary school and details her various experiences playing in the community. She goes on to describe the family farm,...
Dates: 2016

O'CONNOR, Judith interveiwed by Jane Craske

 Record Group — Box: 2
Identifier: H0210
Overview Judith looks at her early life through school and growing up at Mokotua where the family had a mixed farm of dairy and sheep on 200 acres. Judith was a day pupil at James Hargest High School before leaving school and working at H & J Smiths until her marriage to Murray. They had three children and Judith gives a description of her time in Dee Street Maternity Hospital. Murray and Judith purchased a dairy farm at Kapuka which is now run by their son. She gives a description of her typical...
Dates: 2014

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