Sampson, Elizabeth Maude (Maudie)

Transcript of the Oral History Interview with Mrs Elizabeth Maude Sampson (Maudie)

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Transcript of the Oral History Interview with Mrs Elizabeth Maude Sampson (Maudie)


Mrs Elizabeth Maude Sampson (Maudie) of 165 Whitby Road, Wakefield was adopted by Mark and Elizabeth Lammas at the age of three years. Mark Lammas was a blacksmith in Richmond. Mrs Sampson was born in January 1895 and was brought up in Richmond until the end of her schooling years.

Points of Interest

  1. Lammas family – Mark William, Elizabeth, Thomas, William, Jessie, Edwin, John, Louisa, Minnie, Ellen, Sarah,     Rose, Isobel, Fannie
  2. Blacksmiths Shop – Queen Street, Richmond (Blacksmith Mark Lammas)
  3. May’s Store, cnr Queen Street & Gladstone Road, Richmond
  4. Richmond School – Miss Papps, Miss Johnson, Mr Clark
  5. Hesseltine’s Grocers Shop – cnr Queen Street & Cambridge Street, Richmond
  6. Richmond Show Day
  7. Croucher family – Louise, Hayes
  8. Mr Saywell, Cobbler
  9. Mr Coleman, Butcher
  10. Christmas
  11. Depression (1930s)
  12. Cresswell family – Elsie
  13. Hart family – William
  14. Murchison earthquake
  15. Sampson family – Maudie, William, Phillip, George
  16. World War Two
  17. Richmond Fire Brigade´╗┐

Interview Information

  • Date of Interview:      31st May, 1984
  • Interviewer:            Louise Charters
  • Length of Transcript:  25 pages

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