Mosman Voices - oral histories online

Cave Dwellers

  • Gretchen Dechert - interviewed by Zoe Dobson, 15 August 2005
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    Gretchen Dechert. Yes I went to Balmoral a lot, that’s where I learnt to swim. When I was a little girl my father threw me in off the end of the wharf and dived in a…
  • Louise Crisp - interviewed by Eve Klein, 14 August 2000
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    Eve Klein. What sort of dangers, or worries were you warned about when you were a child? Anything to do with snakes or spiders, or people? Louise Crisp. Only if p…
  • Pat Gardiner and Laurie Huby - interviewed by Zoe Dobson, 21 May 2007
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    Laurie Huby. I’ll start from Edward’s Bay Road, which was in McAdam Road. It became concreted over time. My father, whilst we were living there decided to have built…
  • Sylvia MacCormick - interviewed by Trish Levido, 9 January 2008
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    Trish Levido. Now did you ever see the lady living in the cave down at Rosherville Reserve? Silvia MacCormick. Oh yes that character. Yes Al and I became quite fr…
  • Terry Forrest - interviewed by Zoe Dobson, 16 October 2003
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    Terry Forrest. When I mentioned the change of number of the house – that was because Bay Street stopped well short of Pickle Road, it was then extended subsequent to…
  • Violet Peters (nee Philips) - interviewed by Trish Levido, 12 September 2006
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    Trish Levido. …tell me about the man that lived in a cave. Violet Peters. I remember seeing him walking up the big central avenue. He had a long beard and a big t…