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Record Group — Box: 17
Overview Norma recalls her education and employment at a Thornbury farm, leisure activities e.g. fly fishing, dances, growing vegetables, learning to drive and doing the drivers licence test. At the age of 12 Norma decided she wanted to be a nurse and put her name down to become a nurse at Kew Hospital aged 20/21. She goes on to give an account of a fire at Kew Hospital in August 1939, the evacuation of patients and the repurposing of Lorne Hospital for patients. In 1950 she travelled to London to work...
Found in: Southland Oral History Project
Record Group — Multiple Containers
Dates: Majority of material found within 1882 - 2003
Dates: No Date, c.198-
Overview Processing Note There is a small amount of jubilee photographs still awaiting arrangement and description in Accession ICA01.122. Please contact Archives staff for details.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1884 - 1981
- Subject: Thornbury (N.Z.) X