Peckham, Joy Elizabeth

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Oral history. Born at Shillong in Assam, India Joy describes her childhood in India, her parents were tea planters. Talks of training as a nurse in the United Kingdom and nursing during World War Two. Married Peter in 1946. Gave birth to twins. Came to New Zealand in 1956 on the ship Hobson and farmed at Auroa in South Taranaki and Frankley Road, New Plymouth. Talks of farm life. Family of two sons and two daughters. Describes New Zealand life styles, farming, hobbies. Recorded: 3 May 1994. Interviewer: Shirley Adams.

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Research tape.

Recorded: 3 May 1994

Interviewer: Shirley Adams

Abstraction: Shirley Adams

Restrictions: none.

  Part 2

Master tape.

  Part 3


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