Family History Notebook

Barbara Kirsopp Swindale

Daughter of Robert Swindale and Mary Ann Warwick, born in the 8th of June 1877 in Horton, baptised on the 16th of July 1877 in the esleyan Methodist Church, Blyth and Seaton Delaval Circuit, Northumberland

Married William Urwin in 1901


Ann Warwick

Died in 1929 in the Newcastle upon Tyne district.

PersonID 05281


1    Barbara has a cousin, Barbara Kirsopp Swindale, one year older.

2    The marriage of Barbara There are two marriages registered for a Barbara Kirsopp Swindale, one in the first quarter of 1899 in Newcastle and one in the third quarter of 1901 in Tynemouth (to John Richards or William Urwin). (Information from Norman Swindle). Since Robert's daughter is still living with him in the 1901 census, it must be this Barbara who married in 1901.

3    Robert and his brother Lancelot would both have been brought up by his father's second wife Barbara (née Kirsopp). This is presumably why both of them named their daughter Barbara Kirsopp.


a)    1881 UK census    Living with her parents in Horton. (Swindle)
        1891 UK census    Living with her parents in Horton. (Swindale)
        1901 UK census    Still living in Horton with her parents - no occupation stated.
        1911 UK census    Barbara Kirsopp Urwin is married to William Urwin, an assistant teacher, with 2 children

b)    The birth of Barbara Kirsop Swindale, mother's maiden name Warwick,  was registered in the third quarter of  1877 in the Tynemouth district  (FreeBMD / GRO 10 b 241)

        The marriage of Barbara Kersopp Swindale

        The death of Barbara K Urwin aged 52 was registered in the fourth quarter of 1929 in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne district (10b 190)

c)   England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database on-line] 
 Name: Barbara Kirsopp Swindale
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 8 Jun 1877
Baptism Date: 16 Jul 1877
Baptism Place: Wesleyan Methodist Church, Blyth and Seaton Delaval Circuit, Northumberland, England
Father: Robert Swindale
Mother: Mary Ann