Gwen Crichton/Gilchrist

Gwen passed away at home on June 23rd, 2003. Kim spoke the eulogy at her funeral.

After 62 years of trading, Gwen closed her shop Gilchrist's, largely in response to the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). This caused a flurry in the local media, which is recorded on this site. The video segments are encoded in DivX;) format, a highly efficient form of video compression. You can obtain DivX;) codecs and players for Windows, Macintosh and Linux from