James Rutherford interview
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Part 1. James Rutherford's interview includes accounts of the family moving to Fox Hill, school boy days with Ernest in rural Nelson.
Part 2. James Rutherford's interview continues, he talks of the old Scot's Sabbath which his father observed, a great electrical storm near Havelock, his brother Ernest's interest in electricity and bird nesting and trapping.
Part 3. James Rutherford's interview continues, he talks of a boating accident where two brothers drowned, school master coaching Ernest and winning a John Tinlin scholarship, bird nesting, hunting pheasants and kereru.
Part 4. James Rutherford's interview continues, he talks of stealing pears and Ernest performing mental calculations for school inspectors.
Reference number 31469
Media type AUDIO
Collection Sound Collection
Ngā Taonga Korero Collection
RUTHERFORD, James, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937 (b.1871, d.1937)
Nelson (N.Z.)/New Zealand
Family life -- New Zealand/Topical
Drowning -- New Zealand/Topical