Category Archives: Surnames
Well, that’s what we thought. Getting fully vaccinated, ie two jabs of vaccine, for us over 60s, that meant getting AZ (AstraZenica). In the early part of this Coronavirus pandemic, we were told that if we get the jab and … Continue reading
This Australia Day, I set myself a challenge to write a brief overview of my ancestors who made us who we are today, fair dinkum true-blue Aussies. Some came of their own accord, paying for their passage, while others were … Continue reading
I now know that my 2 x great grandmother, Ann Green [Clinch-Campbell] was placed into the Queen’s Orphanage in Hobart Tasmania along with her sister Matilda Green [Year-Gamfield], although their surname was recorded as Barrow.
Yes, that’s right! Ann Green (Clinch-Campbell), my 2x great grandmother, was placed into Queen’s Orphanage on arrival to Tasmania, with her sister Matilda Green (Year-Gamfield) on the 6th July 1848. Ever since I found out last year that their father … Continue reading
On the 12th September 2019, my brother Peter Cripps and I had the honour of representing the Cripps family at the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial. It was 75 years to the day since Dad’s cousin, David … Continue reading