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Vickers, Bess (1927 - )

Born
1927
Occupation
Farmer

Summary

Bess Vickers was new South Wales nominee for the ABC Rural Woman of the Year Award in 1994, for the central west district.

Details

Events

1994
Nominated for ABC Rural Woman of the Year in NSW

Sources used to compile this entry: 'NSW farmer Bess Vickers still checks the sheep everyday on the quad bike despite being 88 years old', ABC Rural, 17 September 2015, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09-17/ch-70th-anniversary-bess-vickers-close-up-in-front-of-shed/6768934 [accessed 2016-12-16].

Archival resources

National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection

  • Bess Vickers interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project, ORAL TRC 3406/22; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection. Details

Nikki Henningham

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