Wilkes, Bill

Transcript of the Oral History Interview with Mr W.E.(Bill) Wilkes

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Transcript of the Oral History Interview with Mr W.E. (Bill) Wilkes


Mr Bill Wilkes was the fourth generation of Wilkes to live in Richmond. He was a builder and Councillor.

Points of Interest

1.     Wilkes family – Edith (nee Sutton)

2.     Councillors

3.     Ford cars

4.     Builders

5.     Plough Inn

6.     York Place

7.     Blacksmiths – Harry Papps

8.     Tom Goodman

9.     The Great Depression

10. May’s Store

11. Butchers – Neil Coleman, William(Bill) Coleman, Ted Cross, Ken Bird

Interview Information

Date of Interview:      5th October 1984

Interviewer:            Les Slater

Length of Transcript:  12 pages

Copyright Statement

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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