Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Interview Transcripts

Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Zena Sachs Transcript b. 1913

Zena grew up in King Street, Newtown, where her parents owned a shop. (It was…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Jean Hendy Transcript b. 1923

Jean grew up in Newtown. She describes the plight of her father, when he returned…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Frank Altoft Transcript b. 1915

He talks of life in Newtown and Camperdown (In them days you could leave your…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Bev Hunter Transcript b.1935

Beverly lived all of her life in Darlington, “right next to where the university has…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Les Cross Transcript b.1916

Les’s father, Henry was a well-known herbalist in King Street: “He had the shop there…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Claire Muhearn Transcript b.1906

Claire had lived with her brother, Keith, in Fitzroy Street Newtown since 1912. Claire talks…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Colin Bell Transcript b.1970

Colin recalls fondly growing up in Darlington “It was a safe neighbourhood usually – where…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Grace Schwebel Transcript b.1916

Grace describes the social makeup, life and customs in Newtown. When “one of the neighbourhood…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Mervyn Jordan Transcript b.1930

Mervyn grew up in Darlington in his grandmother’s rented two-storey brick house, a terrace, in…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Kate Dunbar Transcript b.1923

Kate’s English mother kept a corner grocer shop at Ferndale Street, Newtown; they lived behind…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Keith Mulhearn Transcript b.1904

Keith Mulhearn was interviewed by Sue Rosen in June 1995 as part of the South…

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Our Place: Newtown & Darlington Leo Hannan Transcript b.1919

Leo Hannan lived his life up until his 30s in Newtown. He was interviewed by…

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