Susan Searle

December 1842–16 March 1909 (Age 66)
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Susan

When Susan Searle was born in December 1842, in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Searle, was 40 and her mother, Jane Prior, was 37. She married Charles William Willey on 21 May 1864. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 16 March 1909, in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Willey
Susan Searle
Marriage: 21 May 1864
Sarah Agnes Willey
Jane Rachel Willey
Charles William Willey
Frederick Charles Willey
Henry James Willey
Walter John Willey
Samuel Willey

Spouse and Children

21 May 1864
Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, England


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 1

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 12

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 38

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Serlo, Germanic Sarilo, Serilo. This was probably originally a byname cognate with Old Norse Sorli, and akin to Old English searu ‘armor’, meaning perhaps ‘defender’, ‘protector’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Searle in household of William Searle, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Susan Willey in household of Charles Willey, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Susan Willey in household of Charles W Willey, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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