Guild of One-Name Studies
One-name studies, Genealogy
Variants: Sellin, Selling
Category: 1 - A study where research using core genealogical datasets and transcriptions is in its early stages.
DNA website: www.familytreedna.com/public/Sellen
Contact: Mrs Linda Nicholson
Many of the families were agricultural labourers, and as they migrated for work, they can be found in the Medway towns as fishermen, watermen or brickfield workers. In London they are shoe makers and there are some in Manchester in the paper industry. There are many Sellings/Sellens names that seem to originate in Sussex and don't (as yet) seem to be linked with the Kent families.
Emigration saw whole families going to Canada, America and Australia.
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