Interviewees - N-Z

Interviewees from the Voices of the Hunter Project - Surnames N-Z.

N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y

N

  • Ted Navin (1896-1983) - Cessnock baker. Recorded 14 June 1978.
  • Neath Methodist Church, 75th Anniversary service. Recorded 19 September 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
  • George Neilly (1917-1987) - MLA for Cessnock. Recorded 3 July 1978 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ted Newton and Merv Scarlett - Mine workers and railway worker. Recorded 26 January 1994
  • Hersel Nichols (-1984) - Murrays Run resident. Recorded 27 August 1980
  • Olive Nichols, née Jackson - Murrays Run resident. Recorded 27 August 1980
  • Pearl Nichols née Sternbeck (1886-1982) - Murrays Run resident. Part 1/1. Recorded 27 August 1980
  • Fred Franklin (1922-1991) & Billy Nolan- Mineworkers, Aberdare No. 7 Colliery. Recorded 1 March 1990.
  • Frank Norris (1911-1992) - Bratticer, Aberdare Extended Colliery. Recorded 20 November 1989 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Jim Comerford (1913-2006), George Brown (c.1918-1991), Bill Northey (1924-2001) & Ern Dunlop (1914-1998) discuss Stanford Main, Richmond Main & Pelaw Main Collieries. Recorded 12 June 1988 - Part 1 | Part 2

O

  • Fred Oakes (1921 - 2007) - Mine worker. Recorded 23 June 1985 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Lyle O'Connell - Mine worker. Recorded 9 February 1988.
  • Bridget Unwin née Laffey (1878-1978), Anne O'Connor (-1979) - Recorded 12 September 1977.
  • John O'Connor - Clipper & Wheeler, Pelton & Bellbird Collieries. Recorded 20 February 1991 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Pat O'Connor [1914 - 2004] - Cessnock resident. Recorded 19 October 1977 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Edith Caban, Nell Burnet & Pat O'Connor - Cessnock residents. Recorded 1 October 1977 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ray O'Hara (1926-2011) - Mineworker, Little Cessnock & Kalingo Collieries. Recorded 17 May 1990 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ron Olive (1927-2005) - Electrical engineer, Pelton Colliery. Recorded 09 April 1990 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Elizabeth "Betty" Oliver née Carroll - Cessnock resident. Recorded 11 July 1983.
  • Barbara O'Neill - formed and taught Greta Migrant Camp School. [n.d.].
  • Des O'Neill - Early history of the Catholic Church in Cessnock. Recorded 09 November 1984.
  • Peter O'Neill (1917-) - Owner Lifeguard Tyres. 11 December 1980 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • "Phonse" O'Neill (1912 - 2006) - Teacher and Cessnock resident.
  • Opening of new tennis courts, Cessnock. Recorded 4 August 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Hunter Orchard (1935-2009) - Braceman. Recorded 1 September 1991.
  • Alec Orr - Sidler & contract miner, Maitland Main Colliery. Recorded 27 July 1992.
  • Jim Orr (1908-2001) - Mine worker and football enthusiast.
  • Reg Osland (1903 - 1995) - Timber getter and miner. Recorded 8 June 1982.
  • Roy Osland - Brunkerville miner. Recorded 20 April 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
  • Adrian Owen and Greg Bevan - Pelton Colliery. Recorded 4 June 1991.
  • Bruce Owen - Mine worker and Branxton resident. Recorded 29 September 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Darcy Owen - Wheeler, Maitland Extended and Ayrfield No. 3 Collieries.

P

  • Harry Parker (1905-1997) - Clerk, Stanford Main Colliery. Recorded 11 November 1991.
  • Stan Parkes (1913-1990) - Historian, writer and teacher. Recorded 6 December 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Fred (1906-) and Ethel Parsons, née Wilkinson, Kearsley Residents. [n.d.]
  • Fred Parsons (1906-) - Cessnock resident. Recorded 16 December 1982 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Fred Parsons & George Wilkinson. Recorded 16 December 1982
  • Bert Partridge (1898-1995) - Early Branxton resident and farmer. Recorded 18 June 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Marjorie Ellen Patrick née Russell (1902-1993) - Patrick Horse Buses. Recorded 5 December 1983.
  • Tom Patrick (1914-1985) - Patrick bus company, Cessnock. Recorded 4 December 1983.
  • Jack Payne (1897-1982) - Miner and long term Weston resident. Recorded 28 February 1980 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Reg Payne (1913-) - Payne's Crossing resident. Recorded 28 June 1978 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Les Penniment - Mines clerk and Cessnock resident. Recorded 11 Feb 1982 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Jack Peters (1906-1998) - Miner, Aberdare West Colliery, and early official, Cessnock Vigoro Association.
  • Christine Phillips - Cessnock Resident. Recorded 27 November 1983.
  • Peter Phillips - Owner of Kearsley Bus. Recorded 13 October 1983.
  • Roy Philp (1919-1985) - Carpenter, Bellbird & Aberdare Extended Collieries. Recorded 2 November 1982.
  • Clive Picton - Cessnock carpenter. Recorded 30 June 1978.
  • Norm Pike (1924-2011) - Mineworker, Maitland Main Colliery. Recorded 26 July 1992.
  • Wal Pinchen - early Cessnock family. Recorded 13 July 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
  • Les Pitcairn (1896-1985) - Greta/Branxton funeral director. Recorded 16 October 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • James Pitkeathly (1897-1991) - From Clipper to Mines Inspector. Recorded 13 April 1978 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Joyce Poole - Principal, Ellalong Public School. Recorded 9 March 1984.
  • David "Dai" Price (1893-1996) -- Mine worker, Aberdare Extended Colliery.
  • David Prout (1906-) - Bellbird Miners Lodge Secretary. Recorded 5 December 1983. - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Father Philip Purcell (1916-2007) - Catholic priest. Recorded 30 November 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2

R

  • Cec Radimey (1906-1999) - Musician and mine worker. Recorded 20 July 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Bill (1907-1990) & Edith Rampling née Parker (1909-1996) - Kurri Kurri residents. Recorded 23 October 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Dorothy Reay née Barrett (1900-1988) - worked in several businesses in Cessnock. Recorded 15 April 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Percy Reid (1919-2011) - Mechanical Engineer & Manager, Pelton Colliery. Recorded 24 March 1988 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Tom Rennex (1904-1991) - Mineworker, Aberdare Colliery. Recorded 4 December 1983.
  • Cyril Renwick (1920-2010) - Hunter Valley Research Foundation. Recorded 14 September 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Bert Reynolds - Manager, South Maitland Railways. Recorded 31 January 1979.
  • Marie Rigby née Vile - Pokolbin resident. Recorded 20 April 1983.
  • Eric Roberts (1906-2003) - History of Paynes Crossing & Wollombi. Recorded 20 May 1978 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Tom "Stiffy" Roberts (1910-) - Mine worker, Abermain Collieries. Recorded 23 August 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Jim Roberts - Vigneron, Belbourie (Rothbury) - Recorded 22 July 1982.
  • Ken Robertson - Engineer & Inspector of Mines. Recorded 8 April 1982.
  • Bob Robinson (1907-1990) - Mine worker and jockey. Recorded 6 June 1982 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • George Robinson (1898-1988) - Mine worker and insurance agent - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Jack Robinson (1907-) - Deputy, Bellbird Colliery. Recorded 13 July 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Sam Robinson (c. 1910-1992) - Managed cinemas. Recorded 12 June 1982 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Vera Robson (1888-) - Nursing sister & Matron. Recorded 2 November 1980.
  • Walter "Darby" Roe (1906-1983) - Mineworker, horse bus & ambulance driver. Recorded 5 June 1981 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Catherine and George Ross - Bellbird residents. Recorded 4 April 1983.
  • Grace Roxby née Walton (1907-1999) - Pelton Postmistress. Recorded 12 April 1983
  • Jack Rumford (1910-1995) - Electrician, Aberdare Extended Colliery. Recorded 24 January 1982 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ken Russell - Water Board Worker. Recorded 10 January 1981.
  • Alec Rutherford - Undermanager, Bellbird Colliery. Recorded 6 February 1990 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Bob Rutherford - Shiftman at Bellbird Colliery. Recorded 1 December 1983.
  • Jimmy Rutherford (1903-1996) - Wheeler, Bellbird Colliery. Recorded 9 April 1990.
  • Thomas Rutherford (1881-1982) - Clipper, Bellbird Colliery. Recorded 16 August 1980 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Thelma Ryan née Hungerford (1918-2006) - Cessnock resident. Recorded 1 March 1983.
  • George Ryder (1906-1989) - Rover Motors Owner - Recorded 21 August 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2

S

  • St Mark's Church Of England, Laguna - Centenary. Recorded 25 November 1984.
  • Sarah Szacsvay - Cessnock resident. Recorded 21 November 1982 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Evelyn Salter (1909 - 1989) - YWCA Volunteer. Recorded 8 June 1982.
  • Frank Scanlon (1906-1986)- Ditton & Hill Coachbuilder -
  • Grace Scanlon née Barrett (1903-2003) - Cessnock resident.
  • Henry Scanlon (1902-1987) - Miners Federation official. Recorded 10 February 1984.
  • Bob Scott (1917-) - RAN Photographer, World War 2. Recorded 20 September 1993 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Ted Newton and Merv Scarlett - Mine workers and railway worker. Recorded 26 January 1994
  • Edgar (1900-1996) & Ilma Searston née Beckett (1908-1993) - Tennis Coaches. Recorded 22 October 1977 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Bill Seward - Superintendent of Collieries. Recorded 11 March 1988 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Pat Shanahan (1903-1985) - Timekeeper. Recorded 25 April 1984. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Tom Shanahan (1893-1986) - Mineworker, New Greta Colliery. Recorded 3 June 1984.
  • Maurie Shaw (1929-2007) - Engine driver, Paxton Colliery. Recorded 18 December 1991.
  • John Shoebridge - Mine Manager. Recorded 29 January 1988 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • George Simpson (1896-1990) - Blacksmith. Recorded 5 May 1979. - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Kevin Simpson - Waste examiner, Pelton Colliery. Recorded 18 January 1991. - Part 1 | Part 2
  • John Skelton (1907-1993) - Carpenter. Recorded 11 June 1984.
  • George Slade (1900-) - Cessnock resident. Recorded 7 April 1978. - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Harold Slade (1903-1998) - Miner and pottery worker.
  • John Slater - Mine worker. Recorded 14 January 1994
  • Alec Smith (1908-) - Wheeler. Recorded 13 January 1984. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ern Smith - Chief Clerk with Coal & Allied, Abermain No. 1. Recorded 9 February 1984. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Mary Smith, née Johns (1890-1984) - Dressmaker, Cessnock & Kurri Kurri. Recorded 22 June 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Sid Smith (1891-1987) - Welder. Recorded 6 February 1984.
  • Stan Smyth (1913-1996) - Funeral director. Recorded 2 November 1981. Part 1 | Part 2
  • John "Bunny" Snaddon - Bus driver, Cessnock area. Recorded 9 November 83.
  • Jack Snape (1904-1985) - Mineworker. Recorded 12 April 1983. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Mary Snape, née Brown (1898-) - Cessnock resident. Recorded 12 October 1981.
  • Doris Snedden, née Barker (1914-1998) - Cessnock resident. Recorded 3 November 1984.
  • Alec Spink (1918-1999) - Mine worker, Aberdare Central Colliery. Recorded 5 March 1986 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Bill Stephenson (-1984) - Town Clerk, City of Greater Cessnock Municipal Council. 21 July 1982. - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ida Stephenson née Andrews (1904-2000) - Wollombi resident. Recorded 8 November 1984.
  • Earl Sternbeck (1896-1984) - Shop proprietor, Cessnock.
  • Dorothea Stevens, née Kime ( 1920-2002) - Hungerford Hill & Cessnock resident. Recorded 12 December 1982. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Norma Stevenson, née Cameron - Ellalong & Cessnock resident. Recorded 30 January 1981 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Lil Stewart née Smith (1901-1985) - Cessnock resident. Recorded 15 November 1983.
  • Karl Stockhausen - Manager, Lindeman's Ben Ean Vineyard, Pokolbin. 18 October 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Colin Stone (1914 - 2004) - Mining Industry. Recorded 29 April 1988.
  • Ian Sumner (1915-1999) -- Fitter, Kalingo Colliery.
  • Doris Swinton, née Boyle (1900-2005) - Greta resident. Recorded 12 March 1985 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Grace Swinton, née Dickson (1915-2000) - CWA Secretary, North Rothbury. Recorded 6 November 1982 - Part 1 | Part 2

T

  • Jane Taaffe, née Alcock (1900-1990) - Pelaw Main resident. Recorded 23 November 1984.
  • Cecil Tapp (1910-1995) - Bus driver, Cessnock area. Recorded 13 November 1983
  • Edward Stan Teggins - Council Clerk. Recorded 3 April 1981.
  • Peter and Lena Thomas - Peter was a mine worker. Recorded 16 November 1984. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ray Thomas (1924-1988) - Bus driver, Cessnock. Recorded 13 September 1983. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ray "Monty" Thomas (1924-2009) - Fitter, Ayrfield No. 6 Colliery. Recorded 13 July 1992. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
  • Bill Thompson (1904-) - Bookmaker, Cessnock. Recorded 25 July 1980. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Bob "Rocket" Thompson - Mine worker. Recorded 19 October 1987
  • Eric Thompson, Mine worker, Pelton Colliery. Recorded 1 May 1991.
  • Dennis Thomson - Loco driver, [Bellbird Colliery]. [n.d.].
  • Jack Thomson - Mineworker, Maitland Main Colliery. Recorded c. 1989.
  • Peter Thomson (1897-2001) - Hunter Valley Linesman. Recorded 18 February 1984. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ron Thomson - Welder, Paxton Colliery. Recorded 10 February 1992.
  • Arthur Threadgate (1912-1991) -- Mine worker, Bellbird No. 2 Colliery. Recorded 9 November 1990.
  • Les Tiedeman (1904-) - Mine worker, East Greta. Recorded 1 March 1984. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Bill Timmins (1911-2000) - Shipping officer for Scott Fell. Recorded 15 March 1988.
  • John Tinkler (1928-1982) - Civil Defence & Apex Club, Cessnock. 5 December 1980.
  • Lt George Todd, MM & Bar, (1898-1991) World Wars I & II veteran. Recorded 23 January 1982 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Marge Tulloch (1897-1990) - Teacher, Pokolbin. Vigneron family. Recorded 19 November 1982. Part 1 | Part 2
  • Jack Turner (1907-1995) - Clerk, Cessnock. Recorded 8 November 1984.
  • Murray Tyrrell (1921-2000) - Vigneron, Cessnock area. Recorded 7 December 1981

U

V

  • Les Vaisey (1906-2005) - Mine worker.
  • Various interviewees - Back to Brunkerville Day. Recorded 22 May 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Various interviewees - Speaking about Catholic Church. Recorded 9 November 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ett Varley née Wellard (1892-1987) - Mulbring resident. Recorded 22 May 1982. - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Aub Vernon (1918-1996) - Clipper & wheeler, Bellbird Colliery.
  • Roy Vernon (1908-2004) - Undermanager, Bellbird.
  • Alf Vickers (1904-1997) - Water tank manufacturer, Mount View. Recorded 15 December 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
  • Keith Victor (1916-2008) - Mine worker. Recorded 27 November 1987 | 7 December 1987
  • Ken Victor - Electrical fitter, Paxton Colliery. Recorded 22 November 1991 - Part 1 | Part 2

W

  • Gladys Wade née Ling (1904-1992) - Ling family of Kurri Kurri. Recorded 6 December 1980.
  • Maggie Wallace née Kennedy (1902-1986) - Abermain resident. Recorded 20 April 1984.
  • Athol Walters - Mine worker. Recorded 14 January 1988 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Brian Walsh - Manager, McWilliam's Mount Pleasant Vineyard. Recorded 22 July 1982.
  • Athol Walters - Mine worker. Recorded 14 January 1988 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Merv Walters - Fitter, Aberdare No. 7 and Aberdare East Collieries. Recorded 4 February 1990.
  • Jane Ward, née Muir (1903-) - Cessnock resident. Recorded 1 October 1977 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Don Watson - Mine worker. Recorded 11 January 1988.
  • Russell Watson - Mine worker. Recorded 4 March 1988.
  • Tom Wells - Timber cutter, Kurri Kurri. Recorded 23 November 1984.
  • Isabella Wheatley, née Hill (1891-1986) - Cessnock resident. Recorded 15 November 1983.
  • Bob White (c.1922-2009) - Chief clerk, Maitland Main Colliery. Recorded 14 December 1987 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Noel White - Chief surveyor in the mining industry and NRL representative.
  • Dulcie (1917-1988) & Bill Wicken (1916-1990) - Kurri Kurri residents. Recorded 15 March 1983.
  • Jim Wilkie (1910-) - Mineworker, Aberdare Central & Hebburn No. 2 Collieries. Recorded 27 June 1978 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • David Wilkinson (1902-1984) - Mineworker. Aberdare Extended, Aberdare Central & Elrington Collieries. Recorded 12 January 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • George Wilkinson (1900-) - Mineworker, Abermain No. 2 Colliery. Recorded 31 July 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Isabella Wilkinson née Sumner (1904-1988) - Kearsley resident. Recorded 22 August 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Alf and Agnes Williams - Cessnock residents. Recorded 26 July 1982 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Cyril Williams (1903-1984) - Cessnock ice manufacturer. Recorded 1 December 1984.
  • Eileen Williams née London (1906-1998) - Cessnock resident. Recorded 14 November 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Ray Williams - Secretary, Maitland Main Miners Federation Lodge. Recorded 11 December 1989 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Elsie Williamson née Lodge (1900-1989) - Greta resident. Recorded 3 June 1984.
  • Frank Wilton (1901-) - Blacksmith, New Greta Colliery. Recorded 13 January 1984 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Albert Wolfgram (1908-1996) - Bus driver, Rover Motors, Cessnock. Recorded 13 November 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Eric Wood (1912-2005) - Teacher, Cessnock Technical College. Recorded 10 June 1981 - Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
  • Jack Wood (1908-1984) - Mine Worker. Recorded 7 February 1978.
  • Allen Wright (1918-2007) - Mineworker, Bellbird & Aberdare Collieries. Recorded 18 November 1981.
  • Bob Wyborn (1906-1990) - Brunkerville sawmill. Recorded 31 July 1983 - Part 1 | Part 2

Y

  • Fred Yeatman (1915-2004) - Baker, Cessnock. Recorded 26 February 1981 - Part 1 | Part 2.

Surnames A-M