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From: Gerald Poulton <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Combe Raleigh or Comb in Teignhead
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 16:39:24 -0700
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I don't think it is Combe in Teignhead -- I have the Parish
Registers for the church there, and from what I can see there is no
Searle in the baptismal, burial, or marriage register.

Gerry Poulton
OPC Combeinteignhead


At 04:12 PM 2008-03-31, Keith Searle wrote:
>Thanks Robin How are you? Long time since we communicated. I am aware of the
>Combe in Woodbury etc I transcribed Ursula's book., Unfortunately I have
>to assume that my Searle came from further away because as you say there are
>none in the area.
>
>Keith
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Robin Holmes [mailto:]
>Sent: 31 March 2008 20:52
>To: Keith Searle;
>Subject: Re: [DEV] Combe Raleigh or Comb in Teignhead
>
>In Woodbury - A View from the Beacon, Ursula Brighouse mentions Coombe
>Common, Coombe Farm, Coombe Park Farm & Coombe Wood. There is no mention of
>the Searle family in connection with these locations. As far as I can make
>out from a sketch map Coombe Farm is located in the part of Woodbury fairly
>near the boundary with Lympstone. I notice also that in the 1524 Lay Subsidy
>
>one of those assessed at Woodbury is described as "at Combe".
>
>Robin
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Keith Searle" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Monday, March 31, 2008 8:06 PM
>Subject: [DEV] Combe Raleigh or Comb in Teignhead
>
>
> > When Thomas SEARLE was baptised in WOODBURY circa 1680 his father John
> > SEARLE was listed in the parish register "of Comb" At first I thought this
> > might refer to a local house, farm or area but I now wonder whether it
> > refers to Combe Raleigh about 13 miles away or Comb in Teignhead about 12
> > miles distant. Has anyone with a local knowledge of EAST DEVON got any
> > bright ideas please ?
> >
> > Thanks
> > Keith Searle
> >
> >
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Dr. Gerald A. Poulton
Emeritus Associate Professor, Chemistry
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University of Victoria
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