Domestic life - New Zealand - Wellington Region

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Date: 1936, 2007 By: Ward, Marion Wybourn (Dr), active 1993-2008 Ref: MS-Papers-8993 Description: Collection comprises a brief sketch of Eliza Joan Wybourn, photocopies of inward correspondence to Wybourn (1936) and a memoir as recorded by her friends. Ma...
Date: 1846-1858 By: Hercy family Ref: MS-Papers-10595 Description: Apart from the last letter, they are all written by Marianne Clifford to her parents Mr & Mrs John Hercy. One letter was completed by her husband Charles Cli...
Date: 28 Jun 2001 From: Tawa women oral history project By: Clare, Mavis Winifred, 1923- Ref: OHInt-0596/03 Description: Mavis Winifred Clare (nee Topham) born Takapau, Hawkes Bay 1923 where she lived for 2 years before moving to Auckland and to Tawa in 1927. Describes first ho...
Date: 19 Jun 2001 From: Tawa women oral history project By: Gundesen, Robyn Carol, 1938- Ref: OHInt-0596/05 Description: Robyn Carol Gundesen (nee A'Court) born Wellington, 1938. Recalls American servicemen driving jeeps through Tawa during war years. Other recollections inclu...
Date: 29 May 2001 From: Tawa women oral history project By: Amey, Margaret Emma, 1931- Ref: OHInt-0596/01 Description: Margaret Emma Amey (nee Taylor) born Northland, Wellington, 1931. Describes family home in Farm Road; father's love of gardening; mother who was a great pres...
Date: 1848-[ca 1890] By: Hollard, Elizabeth, 1842-1930 Ref: qMS-0989-0990 Description: She describes in detail her activities around the house, and the financial hardships encountered. Describes social life, relations with Maoris especially Te...
Date: 1939-1998 By: Campion, Edith, 1923-2007 Ref: MS-Group-0405 Description: Comprises literary drafts, correspondence, notes, newspaper cuttings and other papers relating to Edith Campion, and to her activities as a writer, actor and...
Date: [ca 1951] By: Goldsmith, Christina Mabel, 1885-1976 Ref: qMS-0854 Description: Goldsmith describes her mother's life from her birth in 1860 until her death in 1951, noting events in Wainuiomata, Whitemans Valley and Levin; some contribu...
Date: 22 Nov 2001 From: Tawa women oral history project By: Cuttle, May Rose, 1916- Ref: OHInt-0596/04 Description: May Rose Cuttle (nee McKay) born Porirua 1916. Explains that family moved to Tawa in 1913 as father worked as a tablet porter on the Railway. Talks about goo...
Date: 1939, 1943-1951 By: Turner, Oswald Montague, 1918-1961 Ref: ATL-Group-00180 Description: Collection comprises Turner's personal diaries, an album presented to him by his family on his departure for New Zealand, and group portraits of members of t...
Date: [1924-2001] From: Mackie, James Ogilvie (Peter), 1921- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7121 Description: Comprises part one of Mackie's reminiscences covering his early days; the Nielsen clan written by Neil Ferguson (ca 1970); extracts from diaries of Alice Mac...
Date: 1882-1886, 1999 From: Fitchett, Ashton John, 1926-2008 : Papers relating to the Fitchett family Ref: MS-Papers-6793 Description: Transcription by Fitchett of diary kept by Laura Sophia Fitchett from 15 Jun 1882 to 5 Dec 1886 and with notes by another person, possibly Ashleigh Bruce Fit...
Date: 9 Nov 2001 - 09 Nov 2001 From: Tawa women oral history project By: Reid, Margaret Ceilidh, active 1943-2001 Ref: OHInt-0596/09 Description: Margaret Ceilidh Reid (nee Cummings) born Northern Ireland and came to New Zealand when nine years old. Outlines family background - mother had New Zealand p...
Date: 13 Jul 2001 From: Tawa women oral history project By: Sexton, Phyllis Amy, 1938- Ref: OHInt-0596/10 Description: Phyllis Amy Sexton (nee Kerins) born Wellington 1938 and lived in Tawa when one year old. Describes: house built in Essex Street which is now part of Tawa Ma...
Date: 19 Jun 2001 From: Tawa women oral history project By: Taylor, Win Ada, 1930- Ref: OHInt-0596/11 Description: Win Ada Taylor (nee Goddard) born Lower Hutt 1930. Outlines family background. Recalls early life in Lower Hutt and mentions VIC Corner (Victoria Importing C...
Date: 1 Nov 2001 - 01 Nov 2001 From: Tawa women oral history project By: Kelly, Lorna Grace, 1918- Ref: OHInt-0596/08 Description: Lorna Grace Kelly (nee Stone) born Pahiatua, 1918. Outlines family background. Recalls primary school at Lyall Bay, Wellington, with reference to teacher, Mi...
Date: 20 Nov 2001 - 20 Oct 2001 From: Tawa women oral history project By: Horne, Joyce, 1919-2010 Ref: OHInt-0596/07 Description: Joyce Horne (nee Lee) born Kilbirnie, Wellington 1919. Talks about mother's death at the age of 34 years and father who died aged 44 years. Recalls commencin...