Category Archives: Cripps
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
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
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!
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
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