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Audio Cassette Tape ACME C90 XHG - Jock Read 1921-1945

From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria

Description
Interview with Jock Read (1915- 2010) with Diana Bassett-Smith of Eltham District Historical Society. Peter Bassett-Smith and possibly Gwen Orford also, in attendance. The interview includes discussion of Jock's family history and connection to Eltham, including his attendance at Eltham State School starting 1921, childhood memories including games he played, memories of Eltham High School, recreational activities, milking, money earned, local transport, neighbours, effect of the Depression, local shops, involvement with the Church of England and more.

Recording starts off quite well but a lot of noise
Object Registration
01636
Keywords
jock read, diana bassett-smith, eltham, read family, oral history, games, elham primary school, eltham high school
When Made
1990s
Last updated
2 Oct 2018 at 1:34PM