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|Val & Adrian
were born at the Eudunda Hospital. (25km South of
|Adrian lived with
his parents at Point Pass (12Km South of Robertstown)
and did all of his schooling at the Eudunda Area School.
|He left school at
the end of 1968 and went to work with his father, Clarry on the farm and also
within various agencies that his father held.
(Grain Silo, Wood Cutting
and Fuel - Golden Fleece)
His mother, Edna not only attended to the
family of 6 children - 5 boys & 1 girl, as she was a Part Time
Dressmaking Teacher at Eudunda & Robertstown.
|In May 1969, his
father suddenly died and he then went to Adelaide to work within the Grain
|Val, a only child, lived with her
parents at "Springhut Creek" (4kms North of
Robertstown) and went to the Robertstown Primary
School. She continued her secondary schooling at the Eudunda Area School
and when she left, she worked in a retail store in Robertstown.
Her father, Clarrie worked most of his life
for the South Australian Engineering & Water Supply Department as a
"Turncock", at numerous towns within South Australia.
He was in charge of the Depot at
Robertstown for many years, while his wife Gertie, attended to the family
this time they courted and she moved to Adelaide in 1975 and worked in
married in May 1977 and purchased a house at Henley Beach, a suburb of Adelaide.
|Adrian worked as a Export
Grain Inspector and Val did Domiciliary Care work.
|During this time,
they became the "PROUD PARENTS" of 2 Children.
Corey (son) was born in September 1979 and
Lisa (daughter) was born in November 1982.
|They had "had
enough" of Adelaide and decided to return to the country in 1984, so they moved back into the house
where Val was born & bred as her mother was unable to look after the
|"The Good Country"
|As a result of this, we
named our place "Greenacres" and also use the song to go with it.
|We both are a bit like
"Oliver and Lisa" from the TV show "Greenacres", so we have
adopted the song.
|"We hope that you enjoy