Carol (Winton) Keeling

Carol (Winton) Keeling

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Carol E. Keeling formerly Winton
Born 1950s.
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Profile last modified | Created 2 Aug 2015 | Last significant change: 9 Dec 2018
03:20: A. C. Raper posted a message on the page for Carol (Winton) Keeling. [Thank A. C. for this]
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Wiki Genealogist November 2018 Club 1,000 October 2018 Club 1,000 Connector Data Doctor England Project Member United Kingdom Project Member Sourcerer Project Coordinator Global Outreach Project Member Connection Challenge Winner G2G6 Source-a-Thon 2018 Participant Spring Clean-a-Thon 2018 Source-a-Thon 2017 Participant Spring Clean-a-Thon 2017 Source-a-Thon 2016 Participant DNA Tested Super Star Generous Genealogist - Red Star
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Carol (Winton) Keeling was born in London, England.
Carol was featured in a Meet Our Members Post on the WikiTree Blog!
Carol (Winton) Keeling participated with Sandringham Strollers during the 2018 Source-a-Thon, adding some sources to profiles.
Carol (Winton) Keeling is participating with Sandringham Strollers during the 2018 Clean-a-Thon.
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I was inspired by a TV program to start looking at my family history in 1979. My grandfather visited me shortly after this (a rare occurrence as he lived in Lancashire and I was in Kent), and I innocently asked questions about his parents and upbringing. The questions were answered hesitantly and rather vaguely, he seemed very uncomfortable and the subject was quickly dropped.

After investing in my first few BMD certificates, and going down a few blind alleys, I made the discovery that my grandfather's parents had never married, a fact that he obviously knew and was very sensitive about. And the few answers that he'd supplied to my questions were an incredible work of fiction. By then I was well and truly hooked into discovering the truth, but I never mentioned any of my findings to my grandfather. He did however send me a photo of his father, for which I was extremely grateful.


  • 1952 Greenwich, London, England [1]


  • 1982 Gravesend, Kent [2]


  • 1961 Wilmington, Dartford, Kent
  • 1971 Wilmington, Dartford, Kent
  • 1981 Istead Rise, Gravesend, Kent
  • 1991 Cholsey, Oxfordshire
  • 2001 Cholsey, Oxfordshire
  • 2011 Bexhill, East Sussex, worked as a census enumerator in Bexhill and Hastings, so fulfilling a lifelong ambition.

Currently working on

Carol (Winton) Keeling is participating with Sandringham Strollers during the 2018 Clean-a-Thon.

I have created a Free Space page,

Connecting Buddies

This started out as a to-do list for me, but I am now hoping for some volunteers to help out. This Free Space page lists possible connections that I've found using on-line trees, that are waiting to be investigated.

My Brick Walls:, just enter Winton-239 [[1]]


  • Mainly, my personal recollections.
  1. GRO index 1952 Q4 Greenwich ref 5C 494
  2. GRO index 1982 Q2 Gravesend ref 16 0707

My Ancestors Research Statistics, added November 2016

My Ancestors Research Statistics
Gen. No. Direct Relation to Carol Keeling No. of Possible Ancestors No. on Wikitree Total no. of Bios Written Total % of Bios Completed
3Great Grandparent888100%
42nd Great Grandparent16-11515100%
53rd Great Grandparent32-23030100%
64th Great Grandparent64-42400%
75th Great Grandparent128-82600%
86th Great Grandparent256-161900%
97th Great Grandparent512-321600%
108th Great Grandparent1024-64900%
  • This table was very kindly built and given to me by Campbell Braddock. If you like it, then please feel free to ask for a copy of the code to add to your profile, and then maybe send a word of thanks to Campbell.
  • My current ancestors research statistics can be found here: [2]

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Originally from the Plymouth area in Devon.
Like to know what is happening behind the scenes
One of my major Brick Walls. William Anthoney, has his family in London, and I've no idea where he came from.
Mainly Gravesend in Kent. Many were watermen and lightermen on the Thames.
Working on the unconnected English branches with 100+ connections, identified for us in April 2016
From Kent.
helping to keep Wikitree error free
Interested to see profiles of the people that have appeared on WDYTYA.
Another Brick Wall, Daniel Keeling was a hawker, born Leicester, settled Louth, Lincolnshire.
Sussex and Surrey Meetings in England, centred on Ifield in Sussex
Interested to see how wikitree grows
From the county of Bedfordshire.
The name is widespread across the county of Sussex.
Mainly Kent and Sussex.

DNA Tested
Carol Keeling's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Carol or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Carol:
  • Carol (Winton) Keeling: AncestryDNA, GEDmatch A661515 [compare], Ancestry member carol_e_keeling

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On 9 Dec 2018 at 03:20 GMT A. C. Raper wrote:

Thanks Carol for all that research Lavinia/Elizabeth/Louise/Lillian was certainly an interesting person.

I don't think my Grandmother ever knew her great-grandmother migrated to America

On 29 Nov 2018 at 20:12 GMT Jeremy Stroud wrote:

Hi Carol or other mentor,

I need guidance for merging 2 Burwash profiles Richard Pudland and Richard Putlande - the name recorded in 16th C seems to have been Pudland(e) or occ. even Publand, but later 17th C up until today you only see Putland(e), would it be wrong to merge the first into the 2nd mentioned ? or should it be the other way round ? +/or should I amend one profile name first? Thanks - Jeremy

On 23 Nov 2018 at 13:35 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

Good morning Carol, please refrain from editing the PGM template on PGM profiles. It includes a Needs= sub argument that the project uses regularly. I do appreciate the other cleanup you're doing though. Thanks. Jillaine, PGM co leader

On 3 Nov 2018 at 14:44 GMT Wendy (Ling) Sullivan wrote:

Hi Carol ,

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 14 Oct 2018 at 17:35 GMT Paul Shepard wrote:

Many thanks for the suggested merges of Harry Dumbrell & Edith. I can't imagine how that doubling happened. Paul

On 10 Oct 2018 at 13:27 GMT Adam Bateman wrote:

Hi Carol. Sorry to undo a correction you made to Mary Ann (Perkins) Hirons , Perkins-11824. The place name is Tanworth not Tamworth. They are two different places. From the sources you will see that Tanworth is by Solihull south of Birmingham, while Tamworth is north of Birmingham. Tanworth is also known as Tanworth-in-Arden, the record does not state that but the District is Solihull so it can't be Tamworth.

Thanks Adam.

On 3 Oct 2018 at 05:10 GMT Gillian Thomas wrote:

Hi Carol, thank you so much for contributing to the Sandringham Strollers on the 2018 Source-a-Thon. It is always tremendous having you on our team. You are such a great competitor and so supportive of other team members, so very much appreciated!

On 12 Sep 2018 at 21:26 GMT Marc Whitaker wrote:

Hi Carol, thank you for making the connection for Hannah Fry to the Streatfeild family of Kent and to the global family tree. Keep up the good work!


Marc Whitaker

On 25 Aug 2018 at 06:57 GMT Ian Fleming wrote:

Hi, Carol. I was just updating the profiles of Dolly Westgate (a 4th cousin of my wife) and her spouse James Taylor when I can across a notices that these profiles were officially closed. Can you tell me How this comes about?

Good sourcing BTW.

On 28 Jul 2018 at 13:20 GMT Graham Crisford wrote:

Thanks, Carol for sorting out my Stephen Crisford who should have been Thomas Crisford, and Ann (Unknown) who became Waters. How on earth you managed to get your head around all this is quite beyond me - I'm sure you'll go to heaven after all this!

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