Interview with: John Charles Ferris
Date of Interview: 22 May 1987
Interviewer: Amanda Wilson
Transcriber: Felicity Nappa
John Ferris, who in his own words, "was born with a bull-whip in my hand". Mr Ferris grew up in an area known as Pointon’s Pocket, situated between Woodford and Peachester. His father was a Bullock Driver and he also became a Bullocky at an early age.
Born: 1901 at Roma
Educated at Commissioner’s Flat School (Peachester)
Married: 1925 at Red Hill, Brisbane
Access the John Ferris oral history audio files and transcript on Sunshine Coast Life.
Images and documents of the Ferris Family in the Sunshine Coast Libraries Catalogue.