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Nell O'Loughlan

Oral History Interview

Nell's grandparent's were given a grant by Governor Macquarie, and grew grapes on their farm. Nell herself, was born in Elderslie, Camden and tells of life with her widowed mother during the great depression.

Discussions include: Elderslie, German Immigrants, St Paul's School in Camden, The Depression, school, Pansy, railways, working at Pope's Garage, Dumaresq Street, Kokoda Trail in New Guinea, St John's, Bussill Brothers, Rose Payten, Campbelltown's tornado, floods, Catholic Club, Rugby Leauge Football, Duguid Oval, Balalaika Cafe.

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

Recorded: 16 January 2015

Portrait of Interviewee Nell O'Loughlan

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Read the Transcript of interview with Nell O'Loughlan(216KB, PDF)

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