Del McFarlane

Transcript of the Oral History Interview with Del McFarlane

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Abstract

Miss Del McFarlane was born in 1919, her father Jack was a blacksmith.  Miss McFarlane recalls her early years in Richmond including her school days, the depression, the train and buses, recreation, and some of the shops in the late 1920s and 1930s.

Points of Interest

  1. Richmond Primary School
  2. Taking the train to Nelson for technical classes
  3. Sacred Heart College
  4. Dr Washbourn and Dr Currie, Sister Kidd,
  5. Hillcrest Hospital
  6. Fanselow’s Maternity Home
  7. Murchison Earthquake

Interview Information

  • Date of Interview:      10 August 1984
  • Interviewer:               Les Slater
  • Length of Transcript: 12 Pages

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