Family History Notebook

Barbara Swindle

Daughter of Thomas Swindle and Jane Charlton, born at View on January 19th 1804, baptised 8th July 1804 in Tanfield (Parish of Chester-le-Street), Co. Durham

Probably married  John Curry on 14th June 1824 in Chester le Street, Co. Durham

Joseph, baptised on the 10th of April  1830 in Chester le Street
Jane, born 1831/2 in Chester le Street
Thomas, born 1834/5 in Chester le Street
Barbara, born 1836/7 in Chester le Street
John, born 1838/9 in Chester le Street

William, born 1843/4 in Chester le Street

Probably died 1858

PersonID 05035


1    The marriage and children could relate to Barbara Swindle, the daughter of Edward and Eleanor Swindle, born 1802 Aug 8 at Birtley, baptised 8 August 1802 in Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham but the 1851 census gives Barbara's birthplace as Tanfield.

2    Witness to the marriages of her brother Thomas and sister Hannah.


a)    1841 UK census    Living ('35') with 5 children in Pithill, County Durham
        1851 UK census    A widow (46, born Tanfield) at Russells Houses, Urpeth with 6 children
        1861 UK census    Not found. Jane, Thomas, John and William are living in Eden Square, Urpeth

b)    A John, son of Joseph and Isabella Curry, was baptised on the 3rd of September 1797 at Chester le Street
        A John Curry aged 42 was buried on the 7th of June 1839 in Chester le Street

c)    The death of Barbara Curry aged 55 was registered in the third quarter of 1858 in the Chester le Street district (10A 194) (GRO)