Our Place: Newtown & Darlington

Our Place - Darlington - Bev Hunter

Beverly lived all of her life in Darlington, “right next to where the university has…

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Our Place - Newtown - Zena Sachs

Zena Sachs was interviewed by Sue Rosen in December 1994 as part of the South…

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Our Place - Newtown - Loretto Thurgood

Loretto grew up in Newtown and Erskineville and loved Newtown. Her story has a strong…

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Our Place - Newtown - Les Cross

Les's father was a well-known herbalist in King Street (He had the shop there for…

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Our Place - Newtown - Leo Hannon

What Leo Hannan remembers most vividly about Newtown is the poverty: "You never forget the…

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Our Place - Newtown - Keith Mulhearn

Keith Mulhearn had lived with his sister, Claire, in Fitzroy Street Newtown since 1912. He…

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Our Place - Newtown - Kate Dunbar

Kate is particularly articulate about her family's unusual circumstances, in that her father kept two…

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Our Place - Newtown - Grace Schwebel

Grace talks a lot about the social makeup, life and customs in Newtown, covering everything…

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