Christine (Brown) Searle

Christine (Brown) Searle

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Christine J. Searle formerly Brown
Born 1940s.
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [private sister (1940s - unknown)]
Mother of [private daughter (1970s - unknown)] and [private son (1970s - unknown)]
Account confirmed 28 May 2012 | Christine's 43382 contributions | 846 thank-yous received
Profile last modified | Created 28 May 2012 | Last significant change: 22 Jan 2019
09:36: Christine (Brown) Searle edited the Biography for Christine (Brown) Searle. [Thank Christine for this]
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Wiki Genealogist December 2018 Club 1,000 November 2018 Club 1,000 October 2018 Club 1,000 Generous Genealogist -  Green Star September 2018 Club 1,000 June 2018 Club 1,000 England Project Member March 2018 Club 1,000 February 2018 Club 1,000 January 2018 Club 1,000 Generous Genealogist - Red Star Big Heart May 2017 Club 1,000 Tuesday Ardenaire Monday Ranger Generous Genealogist - Blue Star Pre-1500 Family Star Pre-1700
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Categories: Welling, Kent | Scotland Project | England Project | Chocolate Needed.

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Christine (Brown) Searle was born in Kent, England.
Tilliduff One Name Study My great-grandmother's name - a brick wall for 45 years, now destroyed.

Both my maiden name and my married name originate in Cornwall, as well as my paternal grandmother's line. My mother's paternal line goes back to the Derbyshire/Leicestershire border where the family were lace-makers, while her maternal line was from the Essex coast. All my lines found themselves in Kent by the early twentieth century.

I was born and brought up in Kent, first around the Erith and South-East London area, then moving to Gillingham when I was four. At the age of eleven I moved to Hartley, near Dartford, going to Rochester Girl's Grammar School. After five years there I moved to East Yorkshire, attending Beverley High School. After leaving school I moved to London, working at the Continental Telephone Exchange in Queen Victoria Street, until my marriage took me to Bedfordshire, where I stayed for forty-six years working in the NHS, before moving up to Speyside.

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This name is a puzzle - Grace Bolish was my 3x Great-grandmother. In the 1861 census she was said to have been born in Altarnun, Cornwall around 1786 - other Bolishes have proved to be Bolitho, but there is no Grace Bolitho who fits.
All but one line is totally English.
Tilliduff and Tullideph, originally from Aberdeenshire
Just one line originates in Scotland
A London and South-East England family whose origins are in Aberdeenshire
An extinct surname (that became Tilliduff in England) originating in Aberdeenshire.
My ancestry is wholly from the UK with one Scottish line, several from Cornwall, others from Kent, Derby and Peterborough areas.

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On 29 Dec 2018 at 04:25 GMT William Bilkey wrote:

Hi Christine, I think we've chatted years ago from or somewhere. Saw you'd done some DNA testing tied to Bilkey's that are also in my tree. I bought my Father the DNA kit for Christmas so will update you when we get the results back.

Best Wishes,

William Bilkey

On 6 Dec 2018 at 20:22 GMT Tommy Lowe wrote:


I am fairly new to this, but your name is always showing up. You are a dedicated volunteer for genealogy.

Thank you,

Tommy Lowe-

On 3 Nov 2018 at 17:18 GMT Wendy (Ling) Sullivan wrote:

Hi Christine,

It's been a year since the England Project was re-ignited. Thank you for being part of this exciting journey!

We really appreciate all your contributions and hard work :)

We would love some feedback from you please. :)

Are you happy contributing with the team you are on, or would you like a change, or even add to another team?

If you are not already on a team, which one would you like to be on?

If you are not sure what is available, just ask, we are here to help :)

Are you still happy contributing to the England Project?

Please PM me through my profile and let me know how you are doing :)

Thank you :)

Wendy Leader England Project.

On 9 Oct 2018 at 09:03 GMT Linda Rosendahl wrote:

Hi Christine, thanks for your 'heads up' on my profile page re: pre-1700 sourcing . I requested to join the Norway project on 5 Sep 2018 by answering the 'Join us in the Norway project' question and have yet to hear back... Best wishes, Linda

On 26 Jun 2018 at 04:35 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

in case you were interested in managing Tucker-3326... I just removed myself as manager (when I adopted it in 2015, I thought Robert was an ancestor, but that line has since been disproved).

Cheers, Liz

On 6 Jun 2018 at 22:05 GMT Wendy (Ling) Sullivan wrote:

Hi Christine

You have received the England badge for being an active member of the England Project.

Thank you!!


On 4 May 2018 at 09:20 GMT Roger Davey wrote:

Hi Christine - back in Sept 2017 you attempted some research on Coulter-454.

I have managed to source (with reservation) some of his life including his spouse. Many thanks for your efforts Regards Roger

On 2 Jan 2018 at 18:26 GMT Guy Constantineau wrote:


Wish you a Happy New Year. May 2018 bring you all you need to be happy.

Congratulation for adding your contributions in December. Whatever the quantity of your contributions, they all count. As I always say "Quality is better than quantity" to make a great family tree.

Thank you for being a Wikitreer,

Guy Constantineau - Wikitree leader

On 16 Nov 2017 at 03:25 GMT Dorothy Barry wrote:

Christine, I just wanted to say "Congratulations" on becoming one of the newest Red Badged "Generous Genealogist", Your assistance to Wikitree members has been noticed and appreciated by others. Thank you!

On 12 Nov 2017 at 21:43 GMT Gillian Thomas wrote:

Hi Christine, i’ve Just volunteered to help out with Kent and Susie asked me to touch base with you. I’m looking forward to working with you. I am in Australia, but have some ancestors from Deal and Ash next Sandwich, as well as others that lived in and around Greenwich.... so I’m reasonably familiar with genealogical research in Kent. Also I’m just joining the Categorization project.

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