04 Jan 1998
An oral history recording in which Judith (Judy) Maiden (1916-2010) talks about her aunt Elsie Andrews, Elsie's family life and her relationship with Muriel Kirton. Judy also talks briefly about her parents John Power and Ivy Power (nee Andrews).
Recorded: 7 January 1998
Interviewer: Alison Maiden
Abstraction: Mary Donald
Copyright: Alison Laurie
Judy Maiden talks about her family, her great grandparents Simon and Jane Andrews and her grandparents and the family gatherings. She describes Elsie Andrews and Muriel Kirton, their house and garden at Fitzroy.
Recollections of Elsie Andrews as a teacher, her standing for Parliament and her values and the Temperance movement.
Judy remembers the circumstances of Elsie's death and the events surrounding this. She recounts why she deposited the Elsie Andrews papers to the Taranaki Museum.