Category Archives: Cripps

Week 17 – Paternal Aunts & Uncles – Owen, Rita, Leah

Let’s meet the rest of my father’s family. Uncle Jim, Aunty Rita and Aunty Leah. The three youngest members of a family of 10.

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Week 15 – Paternal Aunts & Uncles – Dolo, Margaret, Norma, Phyllis

This week, I’m blogging about my Father’s family of 2 uncles and 7 aunties and will continue over the next couple of blogs, so they are all included. Do you think the boys were a little outnumbered?

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Week 4 – My Dad – Charlie Cripps: 1924-2000

This post was uploaded two years ago, however I’m reposting again now as part of the 52 week challenge, with a few updates. I interviewed Dad (Charlie) on 26 January 1992 at Mumby farm where he lived until his death, 18 … Continue reading

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Making Sense of the Census

Tuesday 9th August 2016 is census day. On this day we are all required to fill in a census form which is an official count of the population by the government. The questions tend to change from year to year. … Continue reading

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Soldiers Letters – Xmas 1916

Research is always on going. New records are being added online everyday, or it could be that a different search was entered which brings up a variety of different records to what you’ve seen before. Today was one of those … Continue reading

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Remembering our Anzac’s

Several weeks ago, I was approached by the ABC Rural programmers (Australian Broadcasting Commission for the Midwest rural areas of Western Australia) asking if they could interview me on the history of my Great Grandfather Charles Thomas Cripps for a … Continue reading

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