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EVANS, Lily Eva interviewed by Virginia Henderson

 Record Group — Box: 20
Identifier: H0117
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Wendon Valley Research Project. Lily covers family history in Wendon Valley as a farming family. She recalls her memories of living and growing up there e.g. dances in the woolshed, playing table tennis with the Lamb family, school and school friends. One of these being Jean McIntre who went on to teach music at Trinity College and put a concert on at Carnegie Hall. Lily tells of her marriage and association with Anglican Church where she was an...
Dates: 2012

LAMB, James Alexander (Jim) interviewed by Virginia Henderson

 Record Group — Box: 20
Identifier: H0115
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Wendon Valley Research Project. Jim details his family history dating back to his grandparents and the purchase of Larg Farm in the Wendon Valley. His father began the Waikaka Dairy Factory. He tells how his mother managed the farm after the early death of his father. Jim goes on to describe childhood memories of milking cows, having a horse and rugby. He gives a history of the Wendon Valley School, his marriage and birth of his children and explains...
Dates: 2012

LAMB, Jeffery William (Jeff) interviewed by Virginia Henderson

 Record Group — Box: 20
Identifier: H0116
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the Wendon Valley Research Project. Jeffrey is the son of Jim Lamb (refer Oral History ref. H0115) and in his interview he describes and discusses his memories of the family. He gives a description of their home, water supply, milking cows; time spent with Grandmother Agnes nee Henderson and his school years. He goes on to talk about his employment, hobbies e.g. fishing and rodeo, and trip to Scotland to visit the original Larg Farm where he learned about...
Dates: 2012

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