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Bluff Cemeteries

 Record Group
Identifier: A0048
Dates: Majority of material found within 1961 - 1991

Bluff School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0139
Overview This collection has been partially arranged and described. Please contact Archives staff for additional details of collection content.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1882 - 1989

BOKSER, Beth interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group
Identifier: H0182
Brief Abstract of Beth Bosker Oral History Interview Family were farmers. Maiden name Stoddart. Employment at Nightcaps. Businesses there. Schooling at Nightcaps. Her employment- maid and in bakery. Social life and sports. Marriage and wedding. Nicknames. Mine accidents. Husband’s work as truck driver and in mines. Her children/ family. Significance of family name- nationality French. Family sizes. Mother’s life. Family farm times. Local men going to war. Polio epidemic. Transport. Birthdays. Family life. Family benefit. Family home. Brought up...
Dates: 2013

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

BOOTH, Vincent Paul (Tinny) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group
Identifier: H0184
Brief Abstract of Vincent Booth Oral History Interview Nickname- Tinny. Beaumont Station- work. Began at Black Diamond mine. Tinker brothers- Tinkertown. Other mines in area. Jobs he did at mines. Explosives- uses and methods. Safety- lack of equipment re dust. Working methods underground. Wages. Different tasks underground. Working hours and transport. Union. Family – wife and 7 children. Worked for butcher as extra income. Shifts. Children to boarding school. Workmates. Rugby competitive. Attitude to mining. Tools. Dangers. Managers. Clothes and...
Dates: 2013

BOYLE Norma interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0034
Overview Norma describes her personal education history at Tuatapere School, Dux of Nightcaps District School, attendances at Southland Girls High and later to training College. She talks of teaching techniques and outlines her teaching career as well as comparing the current education system with past.
Dates: 2007

BRAVEN, Wiliam Edward (Ted) interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 19
Identifier: H0095
Overview Ted grew up at Forest Hill. In this interview he looks at his family history, describes rabbiting, trapping and the processing of the rabbits. He goes onto describe his farming life after taking over the farm after his father’s death in 1942. He was good with machinery which lead him to repairing his neighbours machinery and inventing the Suction Dredge for Gold mining when he became involved in gold mining. He tells of going hunting, tramping and climbing; of his involvement with rifle...
Dates: 2011 - 2012

BROUGHTON, Robyn Denise interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 5
Identifier: H0080
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection.
Dates: 2011

BROWN, David Morton interviewed by Ailsa Dawson

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0024
Overview This interview covers David’s family history, his involvement in the Army in the pacific and his shift to Lumsden in 1946 where he went into partnership in the grocery store with Ray Pickering. Later this became Brown Brothers and traded for 40 years. There is a description of how this business operated and the addition of the rural mail to it. David describes his interests which include: his rugby career, driver for St John’s Ambulance, RSA, Senior Citizens, and Lions.
Dates: 2007

Browns School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0146
Dates: Majority of material found within 1914 - 1954

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