Bryant, May

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Circa 1982
May was the daughter of Henry and Alice (nee Duffill) Lloyd. lived on the Patiki Road before moving to Manaia. In 'Maranui' Manaia, she writes of her childhood memories in Manaia. She was 80 years old at the time of writing and while the document is not dated, she refers to the Manaia centennial celebrations in 1982.
The reminiscences are arranged in a series of chapters with headings such as 'family'; Manaia Municipal Brass Band; Boxthorn; School Days; Miss Loudon; We become Keepers of the Bees; the Climate; Granny; Troubled Times, World War I, 1914-1918; Town Cows of Manaia; Parihaka; Kapuni beach; Our Church (Methodist); sport; Paddy McKeown; The Patterson Family; Haymaking; More People; Manaia Golf Club; Boxthorn; Manaia Centennial Celebrations.

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Circa 1982
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Transcript. 'Troubled Times: 1914-1918 War'.

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