photo of Cherrill Theobald

Position: Researcher


Having other researchers around you means you’re constantly picking up new approaches. You’re always learning about additional resources, adding to your historical knowledge and extending your skills.

Family history has been part of Cherrill’s life since the 1970s. A former teacher, for many years she ran a genealogical business side by side with her professional life. She is the author of two books about the Tilley family.

Cherrill loves the detective work involved in probate research, and enjoys nothing better than gathering together the scattered strands of dispersed families and proving their connection beyond reasonable doubt.

Cherrill holds a current paralegal practising certificate and is regulated by the PPR.

Cherrill's interviews and articles: A Christmas letter from the Western FrontShining a light on the past.