Anna Ings : Matriarch

In each community there are a couple of people from whom many of the current residents are descended.  In our community Anna Ings is the mother to many of us. Anna has descendants that pass through several generations in the district and include surnames such as Green, Fry, Brockhoff, Caldicott, Townsend, Shaw, McAulay, Conlon, Mason,…

Childhood memories of Archibald Rowley

POSSUMS AND PROFIT Archibald Rowley was the eldest child of Job and Mary Rowley.  On April 17, 1946 he wrote a letter reminiscing about his young life.  Part of this letter is currently held in the South Australian State Library. Archibald wrote that when he was young the family lived in a two room slab…