Category Archives: Surnames

52 Ancestors #20 – Another Language – Matthew Lymburner

In 2002, Bob and I had the privilege of visiting our Canadian relatives who up until then, I’d only met on the internet! God forbid that they weren’t axe murderers!!! My new found relatives were so accommodating and made us … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #19 -Mother’s Day – Dulcie Patricia Herbert

Mother’s Day has long been a part of the Australian calendar (and other countries too) to celebrate the mother of the family on the 2nd Sunday of May. As it turns out, my birthday often falls on Mother’s Day as … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #18 – Close Up – Adam Lymburner

What does one do with a blog prompt titled “Close Up”? Is this Up Close and Personal, or something that is close to your heart, or is it that you’ve looked at something close up and it has revealed more … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #17 Cemetery – Alexander Delisser

Family history research can take you on some wonderful journeys as you try to piece together the jigsaw puzzles of one’s ancestry. There is one surname in our family that catches me side tracking to, all the time. That is … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #16 – Charles Thomas Cripps (Snr)

Keeping with my April theme of ANZAC stories, this blog post is for my great-grandfather, Charles Thomas Cripps who served overseas in WWI. There have been many wars over the course of history but one that stands out was the … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #15 – A Worried Mother – William Henry Caddy

Keeping in with my April theme of remembering our ANZACs, this week I’m resurrecting another blog from 2014.  William Henry Caddy is the 8th child of James Ryan Caddy and Constance Annie nee Carson and a younger brother to my … Continue reading

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