Hurley and Scholes
Box and Blunden
Skidmore and Smith
Rogers and Mulcahy
In each story my direct ancestors are typed in bold when first mentioned
Leo returned home from the Great War with a terrible secret. Everything changed for Marie from then.
No luck in the gold rush, Henry returned to his old trade then
disappeared, freeing Elizabeth to start again.
In the 19th century, William and Mary witnessed Brixton evolve from a rural retreat to a thriving suburb.
Welsh pastors, the debtors' prison, a Scottish nobleman and the music hall - where do they fit in this family's story?
George Blunden was full of optimism and ideals when he set out with his family to establish a 'New Australia' across the Pacific Ocean.
Ernest and Frances made their living in the crafts and trades, working in the suburbs of Prahran, Windsor and South Yarra.
A death at sea brought John and Eliza together. But why did John become a 'missing person'?
Searching for a better living brought the Blundens from Hampshire to London, but eventually to the workhouse.
A child star of the music hall in England, Sarah Maria found a new musical career and marriage in Australia.