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Olive Taylor

Interview with Olive Taylor

Olive Taylor grew up in the family home built by her father, an English stonemason. She tells us about her family's life in Meadowbank.

Interviewer: Pauline Curby 
Date of the interview: 27 July 1997 
Transcription: Gabrielle Godard, November 1998

Audio extracts (.wav format):

  1. The family home at Meadowbank
  2. Family life and Meadowbank Park
  3. Swimming and rowing on the Parramatta River
  4. Shops at Ryde
  5. Education and employment
  6. Building the family home
  7. Life during the Depression
  8. Calling England home

Transcript(PDF, 123KB) - 24 pages

Last updated on 29 June 2015