My Parents and Siblings

My Parents and Siblings
Bill recalls his parents. His father was a butcher by trade and Bill was born in Riverton South Australia before moving the short distance to Tarlee where he lived in the house that is now the Grasshopper Roadhouse.  
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My Mother

My Mother
Continuing her story of her parents, Ruth recalls her mother.
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My Siblings

My Siblings
Graham recalls elder sister Joy who baked great rock buns and looked after her younger brother.
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My Parents

My Parents
Growing up in Adelaide in the 1940's and 50's was an interesting time for Graham. Here he talks about his parents.
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Grandparents

Grandparents
Alice recalls her grandparents. As she was reading her speech one of the other members of the Story Circle suddenly realised that she and Alice were second cousins - something neither of them knew!
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My Grandparents

My Grandparents
Annette talks about her grandparents - who she never knew. This excerpt is taken from a history of all South Australians who fought in the First World War.  
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My Father - John Payne

My Father - John Payne
Ruth shares her memories of her father - John Payne.
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My Grandparents

My Grandparents
Graham talks about his grandparents in Adelaide, South Australia.
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A Famous Ancestor

A Famous Ancestor
Annette tells the story of one of her ancestors linked to the famous Coutts banking family and who was, at her time, the richest woman in Britain - Baroness Angela Burdett-Coutts.    
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My Grandparents

My Grandparents
Bill recalls his grandparents as far back as 1860.  
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Christmas Memories 1974

Christmas Memories 1974
Ruth recalls her Christmas in 1974.
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Christmas Memories

Joyce shares her Christmas memories. Many presents were hand made and paper came from the butcher....  
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The Wildcat and The Chicken - a funny incident

The Wildcat and The Chicken - a funny incident
We all have funny incidents in our lives and Story Circle members were asked to recall a amusing story for their life. Alice came with one of the best...
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Returning from the War and Building My New Home

Bill returned from WWII and found it strange associating with "ordinary people" after living with mates in the Army for the previous 5 years.  
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Amusing family stories

Amusing family stories
  Annette relays four amusing family stories from her younger days - the squeaky duck story, the Sunday nuts story, the Norwood grand final story and Nancy put your pants on story.    
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My Wedding and My Unusual Honeymoon

My Wedding and My Unusual Honeymoon
Alice goes on to tell the tale about her wedding and her unusual honeymoon..
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My Engagement and Wedding Preparations

My Engagement and Wedding Preparations
Getting engaged and preparing for the wedding are some of the biggest things in anyone's life. Alice recalls her engagement and wedding.
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