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Peter Benson

Oral History Interview

Peter was delivered at home in Ingleburn on the 29 December 1924 by William Mawson. A well respected dentist, Peter talks of his family history and growing up.

Discussions include: Growing table grapes, Boer War, RAAF, Ingleburn Primary School, East Minto, Glenfield, Claude Murray Mayor of Ingleburn, Murray's farm, 1930s, Hurlstone, electricity and blackouts, bush fires, roads, Westbury Mayor of Campbelltown, Greg Percival, Harley Daley, pristine waterways, Donahue's Cave, Clive Tregear, dentistry, Jack Hepher, the Horticultural Society, Ingleburn House, Milton Park, Boy Scouts.

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

Recorded: 13 December 2013

Portrait of interviewee Peter Benson

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