Family History Notebook

Page last updated 15/10/10

Parish of Nenthead, Cumberland

The parish of Nenthead was formed in 1845 when the new church of St. John's was built. Previously Nenthead formed part of the parish (?) of St. John's, Garrigill

Nenthead, St. John's:

References

#1    IGI for Cumberland 1988
#2    Nenthead Parish Registers viewed on Microfilm at Carlisle record office
#3    IGI Online
#4    Information from Norman Swindle 23/7/03, 15/10/03

Baptisms

1856 Jul 20 Peter Swindle, s.o. Jane Swindle of Nenthead #1, #2

No further Swind(a)le to 1959

Marriages

1849 Nov 17 John Swindle / Elizabeth Smith
John Swindle of full age, Widower, Smelter of Nenthead, Father Peter Swindle, Smelter
Elizabeth Smith, of full age, Widow, of Nenthead, Father Joseph Varty, Miner
Both made their marks. Witnesses Robert Douglas, Susanna Douglas
#1
#2
1853 Mar 06 Francis Swindle / Jane Barron
Francis Swindle 50 Widower, Smelter of Nenthead, Father Francis Swindle, Smelter
Jane Barron, 47, Widow, of Whitehall (?) Father William Erwin, Miner
Both made their marks, Witnesses Thomas Swindle, Ann Hodgson (both marked)
#1
#2
1853 Apr 3 Joshua Archer, 23, Bachelor, Miner, Ashgill, Father John Archer, Miner
Agnes Barron, 19, Spinster, Whitehall, Father Robert Barron
#2
1853 July Thomas Twindle / Ann Hodgson #3
1853 Jul 3 Thomas Swindle, 43, Widower, Smelter of Nenthead Father Peter Swindle Smelter
Ann Hodgson, 32, Spinster, Nenthead, Father Robert Hodgson, Miner
Both sign. Witnesses John Hodgson, Mary Carrick(?)
#2
1854 Nov 25 John Hutchinson / Margaret Swindle
John Hutchinson, 21, Bachelor, Labourer, Leadgate; Father Roddam Hutchinson, Miner
Margaret Swindle, 23, Spinster, Nenthead; Father Francis Swindle, Smelter
John signs, Margaret marks. Witnesses William Hutchinson, Mary Carrick
#1
#2
1858 Jul 11 John Archer / Jane Swindle
John Archer, 29, Bachelor, Miner, Holm Foots; Father Volantine Archer, Miner
Jane Swindle, 24, Spinster, Nenthead; Father Francis Swindle, Smelter
John signs, Jane marks. Witnesses George Proud, Elizabeth Percival
#1
#2
1861 May 25 Francis Swindle, 25, Bachelor, Smelter, Nenthead; Father Francis Swindle, Smelter
Elizabeth Dryden, 23, Spinster, Dressmaker, Dyke Heads; Father John Dryden, Miner
Francis signs, Elizabeth marks. Witnesses Thos Swindle, Mary Armstrong
#2
1862 June 7 Peter Swindle, 23, Bachelor, Miner, Welhope (Ninebanks); Father Peter Swindle, Miner
Mary Ann Thompson, 19, Spinster, Domestic Servant, Nenthead; Father Matthew Thompson, Miner
Both mark. Witnesses Robert Thompson X, Jane Walton X
#2
1869 May 22 Robert Bell / Jane Swindle
Robert Bell, of full age, Bachelor, Miner, Nenthead; Father John Bell shoe....
Jane Swindle, of full age, Spinster, Nenthead; Father John Swindle, Smelter
Both sign. Witnesses Peter Swindle, Elizabeth Ann Bell
#1
#2
1873 Jun 29 Thomas Swindle / Frances Hayton
Thomas Swindle, of full age, Bachelor, Tailor, Nenthead; Father Francis Swindle, Smelter
Frances Hayton, of full age, Spinster, High Dyke Heads; Father William Hayton, Miner
Both sign. Witnesses Sarah Bell, John Erwin
#1
#2
1887 Oct 30 Percival Hall / Frances (Swindle?) #4
1923 April 5 John Wallace Swindle, 24, Bachelor, Miner, Stone Cottage, Nenthead; Father Joseph Swindle, Miner
Mary Ethel Richardson, 19, Spinster, Hillersdon Terrace, Nenthead; Father Joseph Richardson (deceased), miner
Both sign. Witnesses Ada Jane Dixon, James Frederick Richardson
#2

Banns

Burials

1850 Jul 4 Mary Swindle of Dyke Heads Aged 41 #2
1851 Mar 4 Peter Swindle of Nenthead Aged 10 #2
1855 Jul 22 Hannah Swindle of Nenthead Aged 17 #2
1856 Aug 20 Peter Swindle of Hillerdon Terrace Infant #4
1858 Aug 7 Ann Swindle of Nenthead Aged 38 #2
1859 Dec 1 Francis Swindle of Hillersdon Terrace Aged 57 #2
1862 Feb 9 John Swindle of Dyke Heads Aged 6 #2
1865 Jun 17 Sarah Swindle of Low Dyke Heads Aged 85 #2
1875 Apr 10 Thomas Walton Swindle of Nentbury Aged 4m #2
1877 Mar 29 Thomas Swindle of Low Dyke Heads Aged 67 #2
1885 Apr 26 Hayton Swindle of Overwater, Nenthead Aged 2 #4
1886 Jun 10 Thomas Swindle of Ulverwater, Nenthead Aged 46 #2
1898 Jul 16 Peter Swindle of Kings Head, Nenthead Aged 47 #2
1898 Jul 31 John Swindle of Kings Head, Nenthead Aged 79 #2
1940 Dec 5 Agnes Swindle of Overwater, Nenthead Aged 66 #2
1942 Jun 3 Smith Swindle of Dene Twan(?), Nenthead, Alston Aged 65 #2

No further entries for Swind(a)le to 1959

Roll of Honour

Nenthead Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918

List of Officers, N.C.O.s and Men Of
NENTHEAD
WHO DIED IN THE WAR
1914 - 1918
NAMES

Pte. R. Barron
  "      E. Beck
Trpr. W.J. Bright
L'ce-C'p'l. J. Carr
Pte. R.B. Collinson
Pte. H. Erwin
Pte. R. Gill
Pte. J.J. Gill
G'n'r. R.W. Henderson
L't't. J.J. Henderson
Pte. A. Hewitson
Pte. W.J. Hind
S'gt. A. Holbrook
Pte. T. Moore
D'r'm'r D. Nicholson
Pte. H Rutherford
   "  . J. Rutherford
   "  . J.E. Richardson
Pte. J. Robson
   "  . T.W. Stout
   "  . S. Stephens
   "  . J. Stephens
Pte. J. Swindle
   "  . W. Teesdale
   "  . W.M.Smith
L'ce-C'p'l. T. Teesdale
Pte. T. Walton
Lieut. G.P. Walton

UNTIL THE DAWN