My Early Childhood

My Early Childhood
Margaret recalls her early childhood and the fun gained from life's simple pleasures.
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Early Childhood and the Elephant

Pat continues her story about her childhood in the Nazareth House orphanage in Plymouth, Devon.  
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Pre School Days

Alice's looks back upon certain aspects of her life - her unhappy preschool days, the bullying at school, teachers who lacked grace and how all of this influenced her later life.  
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Aunts and Uncles of the Tilbrook Family

Aunts and Uncles of the Tilbrook Family
Jill tells the stories of her Aunts and Uncles on the Tilbrook side of her family  
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Pre School Days

Joyce talks about the years before going to school, the pre school years when there were no kindegartens or play groups....
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Early School Days

Helen had no formal pre-schooling and remembers well her first days at St Francis Xavier School in Whyalla in the Prep Calss.  She didn't like school and would run away.  After a couple of attempts the Nuns thwarted her plans.  But she later learned that her father also had run away...
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Planning a Family

Planning a Family
Alice remembers how difficult it was to plan a family in the 1950's in rural South Australia.
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My Extended Family

In this story Bill talks about his brothers and sisters, their education and their closeness as a family and community.  
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My Extended Family

My Extended Family
Judith talks about her extended family beginning with her childhood and expanding outwards....until the family rings the world.
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My Brothers and Sisters

My Brothers and Sisters
Helen talks about her siblings including the tragic death of her sister in a riding accident.
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My Extended Family

My Extended Family
Graham tells the Life Story Circle about his extended family - on both sides...
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My Preschool Years

My Preschool Years
Ruth recalls growing up in Adelaide in the 1950's, in particular her preschool years.
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My Extended Family

Joyce talks about visiting family in Adelaide while they were living in Peterborough when she wasyoung - before the fmily moved to Adelaide in 1948.  
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My Extended Family

My Extended Family
Margaret talks about her extended family - from the past aand extending into the future.
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My Early Childhood

My Early Childhood
Pat spent the first three years of her life in the norsery of the orphange where she had been put by her mother - Nazareth House, Plymouth, Devon. Pat shares this story with the Life Story Circle.....
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My extended family

Helen's extended family lived in UK when she was young.  She became penfriends with two cousins during her childhood and one of their father's work mates became their adopted Uncle and Aunty - Clarrie and Fay Maynard. Eventually one of her father's brothers emigrated to Australia and settled in Wollongong.  Helen...
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My Mother, Ivy Tilbrook

My Mother, Ivy Tilbrook
Jill talks about her mother - Ivy Mary Tilbrook (Left) - seen here with her sister, Jean Tahmindis in 1980
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My Sister Janet

My Sister Janet
Joyce talks about her childhood and her younger sister Janet and her arrival in Joyce's life.  
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My Brothers and Sisters

My Brothers and Sisters
Judith talks about her siblings. She begins with the story of her walking out when her mother brought home her baby brother. The fuss over the first born son annoyed her so much that she staged her first protest!
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My Parents and Siblings

My Parents and Siblings
Bill recalls his parents. His father was a butcher by trade and Bill was born in Riverton South Australia before moving the short distance to Tarlee where he lived in the house that is now the Grasshopper Roadhouse.  
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