Vivien Adlam was born in Bengeo, in Hertford, UK. She experienced the Depression and World War Two before moving to Australia as a "10 pound Pom". During the War she worked at Bletchley House and later trained as a librarian. Vivien and her husband Jim settled in Tasmania in 1952 where they raised a family. The transcript provides a vivid account of her Vivien's life experiences. Vivien died before the interview process was completed and her daughter, Gillian, has worked with the interviewer to complete the work.
These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archives