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Record Group — Box: 19
Overview Ted grew up at Forest Hill. In this interview he looks at his family history, describes rabbiting, trapping and the processing of the rabbits. He goes onto describe his farming life after taking over the farm after his father’s death in 1942. He was good with machinery which lead him to repairing his neighbours machinery and inventing the Suction Dredge for Gold mining when he became involved in gold mining. He tells of going hunting, tramping and climbing; of his involvement with rifle...
Dates: 2011 - 2012
Found in: Southland Oral History Project
Overview This collection contains material from noted Southland historian Frederick (Fred) George Hall-Jones. It includes a large number of maps (originals and copies), many with hand-written notations. Also included are his research notes on Southland history, newspaper clippings, as well as various historical pamphlets and publications.
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1793 - 1986
Found in: Invercargill City Libraries and Archives