Category Archives: Cripps

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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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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