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52 Ancestors #51 – Nice – Charlie Cripps: 1924-2000

My Dad, Charlie, Chas, Father Christmas was an all-round “nice” bloke so I think he fits perfectly the second last prompt in this challenge of Nice!

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52 Ancestors #50 – Naughty – Thomas Edward Caddy [1835-1908]

Well, we might like to think that our ancestors were all good and proper, but every now and then we find out something that has us going ooooh waaaah! That was naughty! Yes, my 2x great-grandfather Thomas Edward Caddy was … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #49 – Winter – Charles Harry Norman Lymburner [1864-1938]

Well, who would have thought that I’ve missed telling the story about one of my very important ancestors? My great grandfather on my paternal side of the family. I need to make amends and fit Charles Harry Norman Lymburner into … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #48 – Next to Last

This prompt had me thinking who is Next to Last? It wasn’t long before I knew who would be my ancestor for this challenge in the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. I’ve mentioned this beautiful lady many times during my … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #47 – Thankful

There are many things to be thankful for but one that came to mind for me to write about for this weeks prompt was how thankful I am for Trove. Trove is the National Library of Australia’s website for searching … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #46 – Random Fact

In a previous newsletter, I wrote about Edmund Alexander Delisser, the surveyor who named the Nullarbor Plain. Following on from their time in South Australia, Edmund and Alfred were in Victoria and later followed their brother Adam Lymburner to Queensland. … Continue reading

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