Category Archives: Cripps

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 #12 – The Old Homestead

I know this is cheating, well just a little, however with new followers on board and family members who haven’t seen these blog posts before, I’m happy to resurrect some of my previous blogs while life has taken a busy … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #11 Norma Murray nee Cripps (1921-2018)

Many years ago I heard this quote and it seems to fit perfectly at the moment. “God never gives us more than we can handle. Everything that comes our way is coming our way so that we can grow and … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #1 Charles (Tom) Cripps: 1882-1958

Here is the first of my posts for 2018 for the 52-Ancestors-52-Weeks challenge. I chose my grandfather Tom Cripps as his birthday was on the 5th December when he would have been 135 years old. The stories here are mostly … Continue reading

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Week 41: Interviews

Have you ever been interviewed on the radio or on TV? How exciting would it be to find a video or a radio interview of one of your ancestors? Well, for this week’s blog challenge, I wanted to share with … Continue reading

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Week 29 – Wedding Bells

Once upon a time, wedding stories were written when a couple were married. Describing what the bride wore, giving a full description of the colour of the dress, that of the bridesmaids, the bouquets, accessories and often times, what presents … Continue reading

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