History and People

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This is a collection of documents and stories by members of the Wootton Community Network
We would welcome any documents that expand on the history of Wootton.

Edie’s Story

A life spent in Wootton. Edie Mudford, was born Edith Mary Squires on 1 October 1923 at Boolambayte.

A Chat with Beryl Ede

Beryl has lived in Coolongolook and Wootton all her life and has a pretty good memory.

Jack Squires Story

Jack was born in 1928 at Bulahdelah Hospital to John Henry ‘Jack’ and Harriet Beatrice ‘Attis’ Squires, one of four children.

The Cost of War – A Personal Account.

Jack Squires was kind enough to give us access to the following letter written by his cousin during the Second World War.