Mavis Stevenson

Mavis Doreen Stevenson was born in Corrimal on 29 May 1921 and was brought to the ‘Moorland’ dairy farm in Avondale while only 3 months old. She recalls her childhood in rural Avondale and her years in the one room Avondale Public School. Mavis is a local legend who was a keen horsewoman during her younger days and is a lifelong member of the Dapto CWA.

Listen to Mavis’s Interview

Mavis’s audio interview can be downloaded here.

Mavis’s interview transcript.


Moorland – Avondale – Avondale Public School – Country Women’s Association (CWA) – Dairy Farming – Horse Shows – Rounders

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Mavis’s Photo Album