Deborah (Smith) Talbot

Deborah (Smith) Talbot

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Profile last modified | Created 9 Jun 2017 | Last significant change: 13 Jan 2019
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Categories: Perth, Western Australia | England Project | India Project | Australia Project Member | Twins.



Deborah (Smith) Talbot is one of twins.
Deborah (Smith) Talbot is participating with Team Oz during the 2018 Clean-a-Thon.

Deborah is a retired archivist, librarian and knowledge manager with over 30 years experience in genealogical research.

Deborah holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Library Studies); Graduate Certificate Document Management; and a Masters degree in Information Services (Knowledge Management). She has also studied genealogical research at the University of Strathclyde as part of her professional development for certification as a Certified Practicing Information Management Professional.

Deborah is the wife of Bruce Talbot (the son of Robert Talbot and Stella Craig).


To see full family tree go to Crane family of Lancashire


  • First-hand information. Entered by D (Smith) Talbot at registration.

Areas of interest

My primary focus for now is on the following family lines.

Ancestors’ Profiles:

Gen NumberRelationship to Deborah No of possible profilesNo on WikitreePaternal Names Maternal Names
1Parents22Leslie Smith & Mavis Crane
2Grandparents44Sydney Stratford Smith & Louisa Roberts Capt AACrane & LMV Beer
3Great Grandparents 88Luke Smith & Elizabeth Courtney Ransom, Josiah Roberts & Elizabeth Ann Treloar John Joseph Crane & Florence J Hawker, Arthur Wills Beer & Rose Edith Newman
42x Great Grandparents 1616Thomas Smith & Elizabeth Meekins, John Ransom & Sophia Howland, John Roberts & Eleanor Hodge, Henry Treloar & Nanny Roskilly HockingWilliam Crane & Mary Hayes, Samuel Hawker & Jane King, William Beer & Charlotte Wills, Samuel Charles Newman & Roseanna Tucker
53x Great Grandparents 3224William Smith & Martha Kempster, Thomas Howland & Elizabeth Broadbridge, John Roberts & Grace Mill, Ralph Hodge & Eleanor Pryor, Daniel Treloar & Joan Lugg, Samuel Hocking & Charity RoskillyWilliam Crane & Mary Anne Sykes, Richard Hayes & Margaret Holden, Ruth Rapson, Nathaniel Beer & Elizabeth Preston, Peter Wills & Sarah Pooke, Charles Newman & Elizabeth Benbow, James Tucker & Elizabeth Williams
64x Great Grandparents 6421John Smith & Elloner Gardiner, William Roberts & Elizabeth Jenkin, Thomas Pryor, Daniel Treloar & Loveday James, Thomas Roskilly & Susanna GluyasRichard Crane & Mary Pye, John Sykes, Jonas Beer & Sarah Hodge, John Preston & Martha Wills, Thomas Wills & Mary Willmington, Aaron Newman & Maria Addis, Samuel Tucker, William Williams
75x Great Grandparents 12816John Roberts, John Jenkin & Mary Wearn, Daniel TreloarWilliam Crane & Jennet Dickonson, William Hodge & Agnes Pooke, Andrew Preston & Elizabeth Dicker, Peter Wills & Mary Bellworthy, William Willmington & Eleanor, Benjamin Addis & Betty Jenkins
86x Great Grandparents 25612Thomas Treloar & Ann JeffreyHenry Crane & Agness Lytham, Richard Dickinson, Thomas Pooke & Mary Voysey, Robert Preston & Mary Melhuish, William Addis, Abraham Jenkins, Ann Barns
97x Great Grandparents 5128John Treloar & Johanna PascoeJohn Crane, Robert Litham, George Voysey, John Preston & Anne Ford, Daniel Addis
108x Great Grandparents 10245Wearne Treloar & Mary Vivian, Allen Pascoe & Elizabeth HarryDaniel Addis
119x Great Grandparents 20487John Treloarth & Christian John, John Vivian, Bennet Pascoe & Florence, William Harry & Constance
1210x Great Grandparents 40965Robert Trelowarth & Alice John, Thomas Vivian, John Pascoe & Elizabeth Edwards
1311x Great Grandparents 81921Wearne Trelowarth
1412x Great Grandparents 162841Ralph Trelowarth

My mother’s family

  • Crane family
Thomas Crene
His son was John Crane
His son Henry Crane married Agness Lytham (daughter of Robert Litham)
Their son William Crane married Jennet Dickonson (daughter of Richard Dickinson)
Their son Richard Crane married Mary Pye
Their son William Crane married Mary Anne Sykes (daughter of John Sykes)
Their son William Crane married Mary Hayes (daughter of Richard Hayes and Margaret Holden)
Their son John Joseph Crane married Florence J Hawker (daughter of Samuel Hawker and Jane King. Jane was the daughter of Ruth Rapson)
Their son Arthur Albert Crane married Lavinia May Victoria Beer (see her lineage below)
Their daughter Rose Mavis Crane married Leslie Smith (see his lineage below)
I’ve add considerable information to the Crane Name Study
  • Beer family going back to Jonas Beer who married Sarah Hodge on 10 Oct 1781 in Tedburn St Mary, Devon, England. Including maternal lines back to:
Aaron Newman b. c1770 Thornbury, Gloucestershire
Daniel Addis b. c1660 Gloucestershire
Abraham Jenkins b. c1730 Gloucestershire?
Elizabeth Benbow b. c1804
Samuel Tucker b. c1780
Williams Williams b. c1780
Jonas Beer married Sarah Hodge (daughter of William Hodge and Agnes Pooke. Agnes was the daughter of Thomas Pooke and Mary Voysey and Mary was the daughter of George Voysey.)
Their son Nathaniel Beer married Elizabeth Preston (see Preston linage below)
Their son William Beer married Charlotte Wills
Their son Arthur Wills Beer married Rose Edith Newman
Their daughter was Lavinia May Victoria Beer
  • Preston family goes back to John Preston and Anne Ford.
John Preston married Anne Ford
Their son Robert Preston married Mary Melhuish
Their son Andrew Preston married Elizabeth Dicker
Their son John Preston married Martha Wills
Their daughter Elizabeth Preston married Nathaniel Beer
  • Newman Family going back to Aaron Newman. Family legend says we are related to Cardinal Newman.
  • Wills family going back to Thomas Wills and a possible relationship with the family of WD& HO Wills, tobacconists.

My father’s family

My husband’s family

  • Devlin family going back to Arthur Devlin who is related to Joseph Devlin the Irish politician.

Other interests are the Popes Project where I'm contributing to a standardised approach to the biographical information.

I’m interested in sorting out the Shipping category as it is very disjointed. I’ve created a Free Space for discussion on how the categorisation for shipping can be improved.

D's current to-do list.

Advance Directive

In the event of my untimely demise I want to be sure that none of my hard work on WikiTree ends up being deleted. While I fully intend on being around to manage all my profiles for the next 30 years or so, in the event of my sudden death I hereby give permission for all of my private profiles to be transferred to any of the following slightly-active WikiTreers in my family, whether or not they are currently on the trusted lists:

Bruce Talbot

If none of my family wish to take over my profiles, I give permission for the WikiTree leaders to become profile manager for these profiles.

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Followed Tags
Deborah is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
Beer family related to Lavinia May Victoria Beer
Trying to connect all Treloar family from Wendron, Cornwall
I’m passionate about quality data management. I did this for a career, now I’m retired I still enjoy fixing errors as it makes searching more accurate.
I’ve created a project connecting all the Treloar, Trelowarth, Treloarth families from Wendron
I'm looking for the Talbot family in India.
Newman family from Thornbury, Gloucestershire.
Earls of Shrewsbury, Dukes of Normandy
Created Talbot_Name_Study
The Popes project.
Now pre-1500 Certified and happy to help.
I want to improve all profiles I come across and encourage others to aim for quality profiles.
I have discovered the and found a lot (over 800) Treloar names from Wendron that I’m trying to work out relationships for. By adding correct source information I’m able solve a number of suspected relationships, and disprove others.
Talbot family from India/Burma back to William of Normandy.

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Deborah by comparing test results with other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Deborah:

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.


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On 2 Jan 2019 at 16:55 GMT Michelle (Bairfield) Brooks wrote:


Copy paste - but, please leave the info- I placed it there for the connection to Talbot-71.

On 28 Oct 2018 at 04:13 GMT Veronica (Coat) Williams wrote:

Hello Deborah

I know you still active in the Australia project, but I noticed you didn't have Australia in your followed tags. Please add a tag of 'Australia' so you can keep up to date with G2G communications from the project.

Thanks Veronica

On 15 Oct 2018 at 06:54 GMT Jacquelyn Alvord wrote:

Thank you. I will be more careful.

On 1 Oct 2018 at 19:34 GMT Steve Cousins Phd wrote:

Hello Deborah. I have added you to the trusted list for Mary Bellworthy. :) It's a shame that I don't seen to have a DNA match to the listed Cranes. :(

You should be able to see the work I have done so far on this branch in more detail on my Ancestry tree.

On 8 Aug 2018 at 20:52 GMT László (Kóczy) Kóczy de Borgó et Nagy-Sikárló wrote:

Dear Deborah, Many thanks for your work on the Popes. Let me know if you wish to be added to the trusted list/managers of Pope Honorius IV ( [[Savelli-6|Giacomo Savelli ).

On 18 Jul 2018 at 13:04 GMT Bree Ogle wrote:

Deborah, thank-you for taking care of the Popes!:)

On 11 Jul 2018 at 19:20 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Congratulations on your Pre-1500 badge!

Please add pre-1500 to your followed tags and make sure you have continued close work with the appropriate projects. They can help you avoid naming issues and have a lot of experience with the validity of some sources for medieval persons.

On 7 Jun 2018 at 13:27 GMT Wendy (Ling) Sullivan wrote:

Hi Deborah

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

Thank you!!


On 14 May 2018 at 13:34 GMT Wendy (Ling) Sullivan wrote:

Hi Deborah

A warm welcome to the England Project. We are so glad you joined us!!

Your badge also automatically signs you up to the United Kingdom Project.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions and don’t forget to add England and United_Kingdom to your tags.


On 13 Apr 2018 at 17:32 GMT Steve Cousins Phd wrote:

Sorry Deborah, but my Ancestry tree is set to public. It always has done. Maybe the problem is here at the Wikitree settings end. I will look into it.


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Queen Victoria Deborah is 24 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 28 degrees from Katy Jurado and 23 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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