Ken was part of the Younger Set
Maria remembers, "just a big happy family on a Sunday"
Mac's mother would have cream made into butter
Polding St was just a dirt road
Beverley and her neighbours had to take the bus everywhere
Bob watched people pick peas on Sunday
Robert was called patches at school
Alf made a radio with a razor blade snapped in half
Dorothy remembers being self sufficient
Josie learnt english from a neighbour
'there was a petition put around about us'
Krystyna didn't have any blankets
Jack was born at home above the family store
Smithfield was the halfway house then
When cars got bogged, Bill watched horses
get them out
People had a take it or leave it attitude
Janice remembers the yearly festivals
Isobel recalls Friday nights on Ware Street
As a boy, Arthur and his mate got peaches
from a neighbour
It was in walking distance because there was no other way
A band played along the crescent on Friday nights
Eileen recalls sunday school in Hemphill Avenue
Nick's home had two rooms
Vince did three things when he turned 14
The people in Fairfield loved Winns
In those days you went to church with hat and gloves
Jean remembers her childhood as a carefree and happy
Betty looked forward to the gifts the Chinese gardeners left
Smithfield has a lot of future growth
Malcolm remebers the transport in Fairfield
'Theres was a lot of mud about in those days'
Arthur remembers the milk cart coming around
Diana found it hard going to a new hairdresser
Sue noticed the changes in Cabramatta
'those were dynamic times in the area.'
Shirley's father wrote for The Biz
Dave helped deliver the 'week loaf'