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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

52 Ancestors 52 Weeks

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


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 the happy couple were given. 1,003 more words


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. 872 more words


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. 1,280 more words