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Betty Dredge

Oral History Interview

Born Minnie Moss, Betty tells of life growing up in the 'bush' suburb of Macquarie Fields. Married in 1953, Betty moved into a flat over Mrs Taylor's shop opposite the Campbelltown Town Hall.

Discussions include: Warby Street, Macquarie Fields, father in the First World War, growing up with strict parents, Ingleburn School, Glenfield Veterinary Clinic, Anthony Hordem's general store, St Peter's Church, Georges River, St Barnabas Church, Dredge's Cottage, The Depression, war years, Campbelltown blackouts, School of Arts, Sid Percival, the railways.

Interview by: Andrew Allen, Local Studies, Campbelltown City Library

Recorded: 29 October 2010.

Portrait of interviewee Betty Dredge

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