Noelene Goodman

Transcript of the Oral History Interview with Mrs Noelene Goodman.

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Noelene Goodman (nee McDonagh) was born in Westport in 1917 to Richard Michael and Olive May McDonagh (nee Flower).  Noelene grew up in Westport  and came to live in Richmond in 1940 after her first marriage to Morrie Fowler, the brother of Fred Fowler. After spending a year in the North Island the couple settled in Richmond, where Noelene has lived in the same house for about 41 years.

Points of Interest

  1. May's store in Queen Street
  2. Air Force houses in Richmond
  3. Walter Flower (Noelene's grandfather) of Westport
  4. Alex Giblin's orchard in Wensley Road

Interview Information

  • Date of interview:          September 1984
  • Interviewer:                    D. J. Runnacles
  • Length of Transcript:     5 pages

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