Tag Archives: Charles Cripps

52 Ancestors #48 – Next to Last

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

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52 Ancestors #47 – Thankful

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

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52 Ancestors #40 – Ten

There were several ways to use the prompt ten. My father was one of ten children, my grandfather was one of ten, including two step-sisters and I was just ten when my grandmother died. However, this newsletter will be about … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #35 – Back to School

In the time when my father was growing up on Mumby Farm, there were no schools close enough for the children to attend so they were often homeschooled by correspondence lessons,  supervised by the housekeeper. They usually started these lessons … Continue reading

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Cripps Family Tree Chart

To help family members understand the names you see in my newsletters, here is a chart that shows a direct family tree from my father Charles Cripps.

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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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