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Anglican Parish of Western Southland

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: A0562
Dates: Majority of material found within 1966 - 1999

Aparima School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0125
Dates: Majority of material found within 1897 - 1970

BATT, Harold Ernest Norman (Ernie) and Joan interviewed by Richard Savory

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0072
Overview This interview looks at Ernie’s early life growing at Waimatuku, joining the army, training at Papakura and disembarking for Egypt. He gives a description of training in Egypt and Greece with 5th Field Regiment; Describes fighting in Greece-Crete. Ernie ecame a prisoner of war (POW) in Stalag 8b and discusses his time there. He met Joan when he returned to England. After the war they settled in Winton where he started his own contracting business and Joan was very involved in Plunket, Croquet,...
Dates: 2008

Beaumont School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0134
Dates: Majority of material found within 1908 - 1926

Birchwood School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0137
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910 - 1943

BLACK, Robert Theodore (Bob) interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 24
Identifier: H0092
Overview Bob looks at family history and their settling on the Ermadale farm, its condition, childhood chores and child pass times e.g. hut building and collecting birds eggs. He briefly looks at the war years; his marriage, children and of a 100 acres farm at Gropers Bush. He eventual grew his farm ownership to 1100 acres between Gropers Bush, Waipango and Ermadale; talking of the condition and farming of these. He also worked as a contractor and shearer and purchased a portable hay baler working...
Dates: 2012

Blackmount School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0138
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 2014

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

CARMICHAEL, Joyce interviewed by Marianne Widmer

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0035
Overview This interview covers Joyce’s early life and family history farming at Dipton, her education and employment history. Gives an overview of the war years after which she married and shifted to Gummies Bush. She talks of this time, her husband, children and extended family. Joyce was very involved in the community e.g. Plunket, Anglican Church Thornbury, Southland Regional Council, Rural Women NZ (WDFF) etc. In 1993 she was awarded the National Bank Women’s Suffrage Award.
Dates: 2006

Clifden School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0175
Overview Processing Note This collection has been partially arranged and described. A small amount of unprocessed material remains in Accession ICA01.004. Contact Archives staff for details.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1895 - 1954

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