Welcome to Down Rabbit Holes. The image is of the East Perth Cemetery and the Purkis Family tomb.
Exploring Family Stories
The banner shows Stanley and Circular Head, Tasmania; Glengallan Station with Mount Marshall, Darling Downs, Queensland; Totnes, Devon from the castle; Glengallan Homestead on the night of its 150th anniversary celebration.
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The site is called Down Rabbit Holes because Megan has been fascinated by family history for many years and the process of finding out who is who, what they did, where they did it and who they knew is much like exploring a rabbit warren.
POSTS in the Menu above takes you to our blogs on subjecs of interest involving our families and our investigations into them. Or find a blog below.
MARSHALL, DRAKE, and STEVENS take you to pages that contain links to more extensive, detailed articles requiring more space than is sensible in a blog. They also contain links to other sites and external material - some prepared and published there by Megan.
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Please also check out the COPYRIGHT notice as some material is published with permission from third party copyright owners.
Since posting the Conrad Martens sketches and Henry Grant Lloyd watercolours, we have received permission to publish another painting of Glengallan from the mid 19th century.
My grandfather’s name was Arthur Partridge Stevens and my great-grandfather’s name was Richard Walford Stevens. Why Partridge and Walford?
On 10 April 2018, Cricket Australia announced the men’s and women’s teams that will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 1868 tour to England by an indigenous team from Australia.