‘Orse Thieves

In 1958 when I was about 7 or 8 years old my father, my older brother and I went to Burracoppin to buy some stores for the farm which was situated at Booraan approximately 14 miles distance. Somehow (as was my dad’s want) we ended up “having a drink” with a...

An anecdote from 1936

Ron Adams found an article in the West Australian written way back in 1936. It’s an anecdote written by Elsie M. Lloyd Annois of Claremont, Western Australia. It tells the story of how Mary Glass discovered the first gold in the Eastern District at the bottom of...

New Forum Topic: Flavel Family History

An interesting piece of information has been posted to the adamswa.com forum: Descendants of Florence Jean (nee Walker) and Thomas George Adams might or might not realize that they are in the Flavel tree. Florence’s parents were Martha Bayes (nee Parker) and...

Digger took Jerusalem tour

It must have been quite a moment for a young farmer from Nungarin. It was December 1917 and Thomas George Adams, of the 10th Light Horse Regiment, was among the World War I Diggers who had helped capture Jerusalem. Read more on how much we owe our lives to a pocket...

Forum question

The very first forum question was asked in December: hi i am looking for info on a jack and barbera adams mom is elsie and tom adams , jack moved to australia died 2010 had 4 boys barbera married frank bellis had 5 children moved to usa detroit , i am just looking for...

Upload your photos!

Did you know you know that you can upload your own photos to the AdamsWA website? Go to the Gallery page and use the forms to upload images to the albums (Mangowine & General). The images will be moderated before they go live, so it may take a couple of days...

Got questions? Join the forum.

Any hot topics you think deserve fleshing out? Do you have any exciting Adams Family news? Do you have questions regarding family members or just general questions about the site? Well what are you doing then? Get on the forum and start posting topics! Go to forum...

Darrell Adams 20th Anniversary Memorial Picnic

To celebrate the life of Darrell Adams there will be a picnic at Kings Park, Perth, WA. Please contribute a story or two to tell about Darrell. BYO own meat and drinks and also bring along a salad to share. Please spread the word to family members. When: Saturday,...

Jane Adams of Mangowine

“Frederica Lucy “Rica” Erickson AM, née Sandilands, (10 August 1908 – 8 September 2009) was an Australian naturalist, botanical artist, historian, author and teacher. Without any formal scientific training, she wrote extensively on botany and birds,...