Ted Keal now lives in London.He and his family originate fromNorth Lincolnshire.His ancesters hail mainly from Lincolnshire and Yorkshire.He began family history research in the early 1980s and the main structure is now completed with most lines traced back to third great grandparents and several lines back to the seventeenth century.The surnames on the tree are as follows:-
Keal, Barraclough, Smith, Flower, Lowis, Doughty, Gadie, Bacon,
Twigg, Ingleby, Spilman, Gaskin, Hollingsworth, Goodwin, Jewitt,
Pask, Robinson, Thomas, Welsh, Border, Taylor, Horner, Kilner,
Henton, Bronston, Humphrey, Smith(again), Caborn, Keaton, Yorke,
Wood, Broadhead, Fletcher, Martin, Bronston, Gibson, Maslen, Cook, Jones, Wheatley, Reed, Neep, Goodhand, Lowe, Heyes, Ashton, Keeling, Hogg and Pogmore.
The Spilman line descends from a Captain who fought for the Roundheads in the English Civil War.The Barraclough line created a minor shipping line on the Humber Estuary.
Ted would welcome queries from any source on the above names and looks to make contact with those who may have researched the same surnames.