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Fortrose Boating Club

 Record Group
Identifier: A0610
Overview Processing Note: This collection is awaiting arrangement and description. Please contact Archives staff for details of collection content.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1912 - 2013

Fortrose Public Library

 Record Group
Identifier: A0509
Dates: Majority of material found within 1882 - 1961

Fortrose School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0210
Dates: Majority of material found within 1876 - 1993

MACKENZIE, Donald Blair interviewed by Ann McKenzie

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: H0104
Overview In this interview Donald recalls family history dating back to Great Grandparents and the history of their/his property at Greenbush, his own early life and family life and education. After leaving school he went to shearing school and took over the running of the family farm with his brother Robert. He tells of the various farming practices during this time. The family was eventually sold to his son Scott.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2012-2013

McLEOD, Andrew Bain interviewed by Ann Irving

 Record Group — Box: 8
Identifier: H0141
Overview In this interview Andrew describes and details his education, joining the Woodlands Rabbit Board, and later working at the Fortification saw mill; describing the workings of the mill and the living conditions. After the war he became a contractor which led him and Jack Scarlet to design an elevator to load fertilizer as well as a winch and crane to shift gear on the back of the truck. In 1952 he brought the family farm, farming dairy and sheep until 1977, when he sold up and went to work at the...
Dates: 2007

St Cyprian's Anglican Church (Fortrose)

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: A0571
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - 1969

STIRLING, John Alexander (Jack) interviewed by Jane Craske

 Record Group — Box: 31
Identifier: H0229
Overview This interview looks at Jack’s family history around Wyndham-Waimahaka-Fortrose. The family farm was called ‘Alameda’. Jack details and describes his early memories of his education, the polio epidemic and its affects, jobs he did on the farm and farming types and practices e.g. sheep sharing, transporting of stock. He looks at the changes to farming and the district after WW2 and social life of the time e.g. football, dances, floundering, whitebaiting, eeling and car types.
Dates: 2015