Wyndham History

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  • Local History Project - Oral history interview with EDDIE - 20021112.mp3

    Recording of conversation between Fikre Retta Wereta and Margaret Campbell.

    Topics discussed include:
    • Immigration and arrival in Australia
    • How he came to live in Werribee
    • Imprisonment in Ethiopia
    • Involvement with Ethiopian and Tigrian communities
    • Working life
  • Local History Project - Oral history interview with Alicia Lanaro - 20021001.mp3

    Recording of conversation between Alicia Lanaro and Margaret Campbell.

    Topics discussed include:
    • Immigration and arrival in Australia
    • Daughters education
    • Working life
    • Community involvement
    • Social life in Werribee
  • Local History Project - Oral history interview with Angela Boscolo - 20020408.mp3

    Recording of conversation between Angela Boscolo, Pasquelina Talarico and Margaret Campbell.

    Topics discussed include:

    Angela
    • Immigration and arrival in Australia
    • Early life and schooling
    • Working life and marriage
    Pasquelina
    • Immigration and arrival in Australia
    • Working life after arriving in Australia
  • Local History Project - Oral history interview with Anna Courtney - 20010604.mp3

    Recording of conversation between Anna Courtney and Margaret Campbell.

    Topics discussed include:

    Anna:
    • Family history - Considine, Kennedy and Beasley
    • Attending school during the 1920s
    • Social life and sporting activities
    • Family and married life
    • Werribee shops and traders
    Allan:
    • Life in Werribee after arriving in 1946
    • Working life at Ordnance Factory Maribyrnong
    • Community involvement
    • Changes in Werribee over the years
  • Local History Project - Oral history interview with Anne Lowe - 20041229.mp3

    Recording of conversion between Anne Lowe and Margaret Campbell.

    Topics discussed include:
    • Early life in Hong Kong
    • Immigration and arrival in Australia
    • Working as a nurse in England and Australia
    • Community involvement in Victoria University, Mambourin, Wyndham Lodge, church groups, U3A
    • Living in Werribee
  • oral-history-.jpg

    Recording of conversation between Dawn Hosking and Margaret Campbell.

    Topics discussed include:
    • Early childhood memories
    • Social life in Werribee during the 1940s and 1950s
    • Community involvement with scouts, mother's club, church groups and sporting groups
  • Local History Project - Oral history interview with Effie Coates - 20010604.mp3

    Recording of conversation between Effie Coates and Margaret Campbell.

    Topics discussed include:
    • Early married life
    • Sporting and community involvement
    • Social life in local area
  • Local History Project - Oral history interview with Errol Hawthorn - 2004.mp3

    Recording of conversation between Errol Hawthorn and Margaret Campbell.

    Topics discussed include:

    • Early life in Boort
    • Early working life as mechanic and taxi driver
    • Escapades as a taxi driver in the Werribee area¬†
  • Local History Project - Oral history interview with Halina Vrettakis - 20010705.mp3

    Recording of conversation between Halina Vrettakis and Margaret Campbell.

    Topics discussed include:
    • Immigration and arrival in Australia
    • Early life in Germany
    • Education and working life
    • Community involvement with Werribee Community Centre and Rotary
  • Local History Project - Oral history interview with John Boland - 20010327.mp3

    Recording of conversation between John Boland and Margaret Campbell.

    Topics discussed include:
    • Early family history in regional Victoria
    • Arrival in Werribee in mid 1940s
    • Sporting and social life in Werribee during Second World War
    • Early working life
    • Family and married life
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