Tag Archives: Charles Thomas Cripps

52 Ancestors #36 – Work

Work…now that conjures up all sorts of memories in my mind:- effort, grind, slogging, elbow grease, sweat, toil, obligation, drudge, exertion, production and performance. Work can either be fun, that is when the task at hand is something you do … 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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Family of Thomas Joseph Cripps [1822-1861]

Just when you thought there couldn’t be any more Thomas Cripps’! This is the family of Thomas Joseph Crip(p)s and Ellen Neale of Bethnal Green, London, England. I understand that I have all my information on here, all I ask … 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 #27 – Independence – Milly Cripps

The blog prompt for week 27, Independence, wasn’t giving me any clues on what to write about. The only affiliation I know of in our family is that my parent’s (Charlie & Patsy Cripps), were married on the 4th July … Continue reading

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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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