Dot Craig

Dot’s first glimpsed Austinmer from the train in 1946 when she arrived as a young bride from Western Australia. She stayed until her death in 2011. Her perspectives as a young woman working and managing her family in Austinmer during times of social change the 1950s and 1960s are insightful.  Her memories of Austinmer as a strong coastal community in a beautiful setting reflect a common theme.

Listen to Dot’s Interview

Part One


Part Two


Dot’s Photo Album


Austinmer – 1950s – 1960s

Dot’s interviews can be downloaded here and here.

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