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Thomas (Tom) Cripps: 1882-1958

 “Tom”  was the eldest son of a family of 10, three boys and seven girls, two being step sisters. At the age of 12 he took over the running of ‘Mumby’ Farm with the help of the workmen, while his father continued as a teamster and carting sandalwood in the Murchison area. 1,210 more words

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Charlie Cripps: 1924-2000

Charles or Chas or Charlie, as he was affectionately known, was born the fifth child and eldest son of  Tom and Norma Cripps. He was also the third generation of Cripps’ to run Mumby Farm situated north of Northampton. 1,578 more words

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Letter from Muhammad Jinnah to Sir Stafford Cripps, 9th February 1946 (CAB 127/136)

The Cripps mission was an attempt in late March 1942 by the British government to secure full Indian cooperation and support for their efforts in World War II. 625 more words