Helen Scoltock

Transcript of the Oral History Interview with Helen Scoltock (nee Prowse)

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Helen Scoltock’s father was Reginald Prowse, her mother was the daughter of Vaughn Miller of Kaiteriteri. Helen worked in Ward’s chemist shop and was married in 1935.  

In this oral history she recalls the school and some of the shops and people in Richmond during her youth.

Points of Interest

  1. School
  2. Miss Graham
  3. May’s Store
  4. Richmond Cash Trading
  5. Shops in Queen Street
  6. Richmond Doctors, Dr. Wearing, Dr. Washbourn, Dr. Currie, Dr. Hudson,
  7. Hillcrest Hospital
  8. Electrical treatments (therapy)
  9. The trains

Interview Information

  • Date of Interview:      20 September 1984
  • Interviewer:               Les Slater
  • Typist:                       Louise Charters
  • Length of Transcript: 20 Pages

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This oral history is to be used for your private research or study only. Please do not copy or distribute the material contained in this transcript in any way, without prior approval.

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