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John Steel

Interviewed by Rosemary Christmas on 10 May 2000

John Steel. …and of course, you had a ferry service in those days, although there was no tram service at that time going down to Mosman Bay. He tells me he used to have to walk down, and there were no banks in Mosman, so he’d have to walk down and leave a lantern in the hedge down there – get on the ferry and take his takings to the city to bank. Then would have to come back, pick up the lantern and walk up the hill.