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Transcript of interview with Olga Robshaw

Description

Olga Robshaw was born on the 8th November, 1924, at Riverstone. Her childhood was spent on a small poultry farm at Schofields, which her father had established after retiring from Riverstone Meatworks. Olga married at age 18 and ran 'The Advocate' with her husband. After the marriage broke up Olga took over 'The Advocate' and ran it until 1976. Olga remarried in 1963 and would spend weekends at their property in Bilpin, establishing an apple orchard and enjoying the bushland.

Publisher

University of Western Sydney

Rights

Copyright University of Western Sydney 2015

Identifier

34

Date Created

1992-03-06

Interviewee

Olga Robshaw

Birthplace

Riverstone

Interviewer

Robyn Arrowsmith

Birth Year

1924

Suburb

Blacktown

Digital File Name

ftf_transcript_robshaw

Geolocation

Item Relations

This Item transcript of Item: Audio recording of interview with Olga Robshaw
This Item Relation Item: Photo of Olga Robshaw
This Item Relation Item: Photo of Olga Robshaw

Files

ftf_transcript_robshaw.pdf

Citation

“Transcript of interview with Olga Robshaw,” From farms to freeways: Women's memories of Western Sydney, accessed September 24, 2017, http://omeka.uws.edu.au/farmstofreeways/items/show/451.