• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001497

Interview with Peg Gooden [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference SRG 438/29/39
  • Date Range 15-Aug-91 - 15-Aug-91
  • Description

    20 minutes Peg Gooden was born in 1900. Her father died when she was young so she and her mother lived with Peg’s grandparents in North Adelaide. She went to St Peter’s Girls’ School. In 1923 she married Harvey Lawton and they lived at Lower Mitcham and joined St Columba’s Church in Hawthorn. Harvey Lawton died in 1930 and Peg remarried Lance Gooden in 1935. During World War II Peg joined the Comforts Fund committee and worked on the sock table. Music played a large part in Peg’s life and she played at Lyceum Club lunches. She was also an active member of the Bowden Kindergarten Committee which helped underprivileged children.

  • Formats Sound recording (cassette) analogue
  • Access Access to use copies only with written permission from the donor. Contact the President, Lyceum Club. Original WITHDRAWN.
  • Finding Aid Biographical summary(2 pages)

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Gooden, Margaret (Peg) (1900 - 1997)