Welcome to the website of the Adams and Glass families of Western Australia.

Here you will find information on our family, Mangowine Homestead, anecdotes, the family tree and more.

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‘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 couple of...

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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 a...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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Pretty as a picture

You never know who you might find …