Syd Atkins talks about life in Thirroul from when his family moved to the suburb in 1924 through to the war years. Syd has written a book entitled “Bulli District Hospital: the first 100 years”, which was published in 1992.
Please note that this interview was originally recorded on a cassette and has been digitised.
Listen to Syd’s Interview
Syd’s Photo Album
Flanaghan Creek – Bangalow Lane – High Street – Bulli Pass – Milk Cart – Tom Bushby – Percy Smith’s Bakehouse – Delivery Carts – Sharpe’s Drinks – World War II – Air Raid Sirens – Ration Cards – The Arena – Fires – Tuberculosis (TB) – Thirroul Railway Roundhouse – Mining communities – Pit Whistles – Tommy Beveridge Orchestra – Benny Oddy
Syd’s interview can be downloaded here.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Be a digital volunteer and help edit the computer generated transcript of Syd’s interview using Amplify: