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52 Ancestors #12 - The Old Homestead

I know this is cheating, well just a little, however with new followers on board and family members who haven’t seen these blog posts before, I’m happy to resurrect some of my previous blogs while life has taken a busy turn. 1,602 more words


52 Ancestors #11 Norma Murray nee Cripps (1921-2018)

Many years ago I heard this quote and it seems to fit perfectly at the moment. “God never gives us more than we can handle. Everything that comes our way is coming our way so that we can grow and evolve.” 1,824 more words


52 Ancestors #9 - Where There's a Will....

With this week’s challenge, I have decided to interpret ‘Where There’s a Will….’ to be the earliest will I have found in the Cripps’ families – the Last Will and Testament of George Crips (1781-1857). 894 more words

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Carlton Announce 2018 Leadership Group

Carlton have announced the Leadership Group for the 2018 season. The timing of the announcement was perfectly opportunistic from the media department, achieving significant air play as we sit between the Australian Open and start of the AFLW & X. 451 more words


52 Ancestors #3 - Sarah Ann (nee Cripps) Boater and Herbert Edwin Turner

This week’s blog is about a favourite photograph and longevity in my family.  Well, one photo contains two people who were very precious to me and both had longevity. 1,438 more words

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52 Ancestors #1 Charles (Tom) Cripps: 1882-1958

Here is the first of my posts for 2018 for the 52-Ancestors-52-Weeks challenge. I chose my grandfather Tom Cripps as his birthday was on the 5th December when he would have been 135 years old. 1,497 more words


Week 41: Interviews

Have you ever been interviewed on the radio or on TV? How exciting would it be to find a video or a radio interview of one of your ancestors? 441 more words