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MARSHALL, Robert Noel interviewed by Oweena Frew

 Record Group — Box: 7
Identifier: H0110
Overview Robert shares his family history, living at the Invercargill Race Course where his father was the caretaker for 41 years. Robert covers his education, employment record, and years in the war where he was in Italy, Egypt and Casino; on returning to NZ he married, had a family, set up business in Gore with Fred Harvey for 20 years and purchased 200 acres of land. He introduced plumbing to business and were the first to produce long run spouting in NZ. He also gives a description of making metal...
Dates: 2012

SHERIDAN, Michael Patrick interviewed by Lynne Grove

 Record Group — Box: 21
Identifier: H0041
Overview Michael recalls his early life, education, and employment on NZ railways. He gives a detailed narration of his passion/interest of the horse racing industry in Southland and New Zealand i.e. history, breeding, race meetings, jockeys and commentators etc.
Dates: 2007

Winton Racecourse

 Record Group
Identifier: A0520
Dates: Majority of material found within 1902 - 1927

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