John Bolitho

Transcript of the Oral History Interview with John Bolitho

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John Bolitho arrived in Richmond in 1934 and worked for the Post Office in Richmond until his retirement in 1958.  He recalls his experiences working for the Post Office in the 1940s and 1950s, as well as on the West Coast in the 1920s.

Points of Interest

  1. Granity in the 1920s
  2. Millerton Village and Millerton Incline
  3. Richmond Post Office
  4. Post Office Savings Bank
  5. Rationing during World War Two

Interview Information 

  • Date of Interview:     31 July 1984
  • Interviewer:               Les Slater
  • Typed By:                 Louise Charters
  • Length of Transcript: 18 Pages

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