Box and Blunden Families
In each story my direct ancestors are typed in bold when first mentioned
The War and the Home Front
Marie Frances Box 1891-1973 Horace Leopold Hurley 1891-1927
Leo returned home from the Great War with a terrible secret. Everything changed for Marie from then.
A Drowning in Cundletown
Henry Cecil Blunden 1832-1878
Elizabeth Ellen Fowles 1834-1914
No luck in the gold rush, Henry returned to his old trade then
disappeared, freeing Elizabeth to start again.
Preachers, Publicans and Performers
The Chidlaw, Goff and James Families
Welsh pastors, the debtors' prison, a Scottish nobleman and the music hall - where do they fit in this family's story?
Crafts and Trades
Frances Annie Blunden 1867-1952
Ernest George Henry Box 1868-1913
Ernest and Frances made their living in the crafts and trades, working in the suburbs of Prahran, Windsor and South Yarra.