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BOOTH, Vincent Paul interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0001
Overview The interview covers Mr Booth's childhood in Nightcaps, farming at Bowmont Station, and work at the coal mines.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2009 - 2010

NEYLON, James Francis interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 21
Identifier: H0077
Overview In this interview Jim describes his family history, life in Nightcaps, early childhood memories and education at Wrey’s Bush Convent and St Kevins in Oamaru. He worked in the mining industry for 43 years and gives a detailed description of this work and the history of the mines, conditions of work, strikes and an explosion/fire in the Wairaki mine in 1972. He tells of his marriage and 5 children; their lives and achievements.
Dates: 2008

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