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CHISHOLM, Adam Park interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0025
Overview This is an extensive interview with Adam which covers his family history dating back to Scotland and the immigration to NZ on board the ‘Three bells’; Adams war experiences in the Air force, as a prisoner of war in Stalag 3 and the Lubeck March; his life after the war on a farm he won in the land ballot, His involvement with DHL, Bahrain and the Gulf war. Adam also tells of the plane accident in Foveaux Strait which lead to the loss of his grandson.
Dates: 2009

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 Barnabas' Anglican Church (Woodlands)

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: A0593
Dates: Majority of material found within 1937 - 1998

TROTTER, Arthur interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0170
Dates: 2010

TROTTER, Margaret interviewed by Janice Templeton

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0169
Overview In this interview Margaret covers her family history, her education and the subjects taught. She returned to the family sheep farm where she took over the running of the home due to her mother’s illness. She describes/discusses some of the family traditions i.e. holidays at Riverton and family Christmas; the war years, rationing, meeting her husband Arthur and living in Trotter house ‘Roslin’ and what this involved. Margaret’s interests include: Women’s Division, writing books on family and...
Dates: 2009

Woodlands School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0416
Dates: 1873 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1873 - 1954; 1996

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