People Share Their Stories: Our Place Erskineville, Beaconsfield, Waterloo and Alexandria

Our Place - Alexandria - Cliff Noble

Cliff’s father was an alderman and the Hon. William McKell’s right hand man. Cliff describes…

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Our Place - Waterloo - Esosa Equaibor

Esosa was born in Nigeria in 1970 and immigrated with her family in 1976. Living…

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Our Place - Erskineville and Alexandria - Betty Moulds

Betty talks mainly of family and domestic life: “We had no light, no gaslight; we…

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Our Place - Erskineville - Terry Murphy

Macdonaldtown Station was “amazing”: “from six o’clock, you would just see one stream of people,…

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Our Place - Erskineville - Maureen Oliver

Our Place - Erskineville - Josie Foster

Josie’s family was relatively affluent. Her mother was a machinist, and her father was an…

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Our Place - Erskineville - Henry Brown

Henry Brown was an official of both The Communist Party of Australia and the Liberal…

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Our Place - Beaconsfield - Mick Green

Mick Green was born in 1926 and grew up in Beaconsfield. His Dad was a…

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Our Place - Alexandria - Sydney Fennell

Syd was an only child, which was unusual in Alexandria. His dad was a wood…

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Our Place - Alexandria - Stephen Fennell

Stephen was born in 1952 and is the son of Syd who was also interviewed…

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Our Place - Alexandria - Robert Hammond

There were twelve children in Robert’s family, and they lived in a rented double-storey brick…

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Our Place - Alexandria - Harry Brennan

Harry’s family was large. Twelve children survived out of sixteen. They eventually lived in nine…

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