Alison Wilkins
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Alison Wilkins

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Alison A. Wilkins
Born 1970s.
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This profile is part of the Wilkins Name Study.

I was born in the summer of 1974 in Burton on Trent, Staffordshire[1] and lived in South Derbyshire with my parents and younger brother. I'm not religious, but was baptised and confirmed in the village church.

I went to university at Bangor in North Wales in 1992 to read Electronic Engineering, and was there for 4 years.

After graduation, I moved to Oxfordshire to work as a radio / electronics engineer. I've since changed jobs (several times!) but still live in the area. I have also studied for degrees in Science and History with the Open University and a Graduate Certificate in Transport History with the University of York (just for fun!).

Family history is one of my many hobbies which include collecting books, collecting stamps, amateur radio (M3KSH & G8KSH), fishing (sea & course), playing keyboard fairly well and drums very badly.

In 2018 I passed my fireman's exams and volunteer on the footplate at a heritage railway centre:

I also have a love of owls ... they are said to be old and wise - one day I would like to be both.

I've just started the Wilkins name project, please join me!


  1. "England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 April 2015), Alison Anne Wilkins, 1974; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, East Staffs, Staffordshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

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Hi Alison,

I am 35 degrees from you, congrats on all your badges.

Janine :) USA

Hi cousin looks like our lines got twisted. I had no idea that there was an Andover-Essex-Massachusetts. Strange to lead back to UK.

I was confused at first because my son married an Alison Watkins Geoff - Australia

posted by Geoffrey Raebel
Thanks for the reply Alison, good advice. I like the flitter description.


posted by John Dobbin
Hi Alison

I am in the process of creating a to do list and I have just been looking at yours, I find it very interesting all the names andthe family tree, great work. You have been very busy on WikiTree and it shows with all the badges, carry on the good work.


John Dobbin

posted by John Dobbin
Hi Alison,

I noticed you earned the Club 1000 badge for June. That's awesome - congratulations! Thanks for all your efforts, it seems like you have a lot to contribute :)


PS. I think it's very cool that you took a Steam Engineman's Course!

Hi Alison. I just awarded you the European Aristocrats member badge. Those profiles you've been working on look amazing! I think members of this project sometimes get so caught up in merging and cleaning up GEDCOM messes that we don't take enough time to actually write nice biographies, so it's great to see someone doing that. :)


posted by Liander Lavoie
The only Hardwick in our family tree is Joseph and this is through my wife's Kershaw family connection.

I have no other information on Joseph, his parents or siblings.


Don Lindale

posted by [Living Lindale]
Hello Alison,

I'd like to invite you to join in the "Friday Chat" on G2G Today!

Share personal successes, stories about ancestors, tips, projects you are working on, or anything esle you wish.

New members stop in and say Hello, introduce yourself, share your story, or ask for help.

Pilots, Mentors, and Leaders of all kinds please add something... your advice is always greatly appreciated.

Hope to see you there!

posted by Keith Hathaway
Hi Alison, your merge looks good, thank you! Hope you have a nice weekend. Kind Regards, Bruce
posted by Bruce Pountney
Hi Alison, thanks for your reply and I've corrected my post! Have a nice day!

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