Family History Notebook

George Swinney

Son of George Swinney and Dorothy Reavely, born at Wreckenton, baptised on the 12th of March 1837 at St John, Gateshead Fell, County Durham

Married Jane Croudace on the 3rd of August 1860 in All Saints, Newcastle (1839 - 1877)


James Croudace, born in 1861 in the Gateshead district

Died on the 12th of December 1863

Person ID 05092


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


a)    1841 UK census,   1851 UK census   Living with his parents in Heworth, County Durham. His father is an engineer/enginewright at Heworth colliery.
        1861 UK census    An engine fitter, married to Jane

b)    The marriage of George Swinney and Jane Croudace was registered in the third quarter of 1860 in the Newcastle upon Tyne district (FreeBMD 10b 11)

        The death of George Swinney was registered in the fourth quarter of 1863 in the Easington district (FreeBMD 10a 180)

c)    From the grave memorial of his father George Swinney:
Also the family of the aforesaid George and Dorothy Swinney. George their son died 12 Dec 1863 age 26. Margaret Selkirk their daughter 20 Dec 1875 aged 52. Eleanor Robinson their daughter died 20 Dec 1885 age 58. Thomas their son died 27 Dec 1906 aged 78. Dorothy wife of George Swinney died 9 Jan 1880 age 83.