Family History Notebook

Dorothy Swinney

Daughter of George Swinney and Dorothy Reavely, born at Wreckenton, baptised on the 5th of August 1832 at St John, Gateshead Fell

Married John Burdess in 1851 in All Saints, Newcastle upon Tyne


Mary, born 1852/3 in Wrekinton, County Durham 1

Died 1893

Person ID 05136


0    Text in red represents information obtained from the internet (family trees etc) which I have not yet confirmed.

1    No registration of Mary's birth found in FreeBMD or GRO.


a)    1841 UK census, 1851 UK census    Living with her parents in Heworth, County Durham.
        1861 UK census    John, an engineman, and Dorothy are living at Heworth with their daughter Mary
        1871 UK census    Dorothy, now widowed, is living with her married daughter Dorothy Burdess in Hebburn
        1891 UK census    John and Dorothy are living in Jarrow with their granddaughterand John's sister
        1901 UK census    Not found

b)    The marriage of Mary Swinney and John Burdess was registered in the first quarter of 1851 in the Newcastle upon Tyne district (25 310)

        The death of Dorothy Burdess aged 61 was registered in the fourth quarter of 1893 in the South Shields district (10a 494)