CHISHOLM, Robert John interviewed by Ann McKenzie
Record Group — Box: 28
In this interview Robert tells of his family history, his earliest memories of home aged 2 years, family life, education as well as local history around the Tokanui/Waikawa area. His first job was driving a tractor aged 14. He became ill with rheumatic fever. He goes on to tell of marriage, children and working for a carrying company, Southland County – Roading – and engineers Jones-Graham Hyde. He also talks about Chisholm Bros., and his work on constructing roads in the area. His interests include: deer stalking, rugby and fishing
- McKenzie, Ann (Interviewer, Person)
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