Family History Notebook

Henry Swindale

Son of Robert Swindale and Jane Cook baptised on 13 August 1815 in Whitley (south of Hexham), Northumberland

Married Jane Trewick3 in 1857 in Victoria, Australia b,e (c1836 - 1922)

No known children

Died in 1902 in Elmore, Victoria, Australia aged 87 b,f

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1    Emigrated to Australia in 1852 aboard the 'Windermere'.

2    There is a Swindale Street in Elmore, Victoria - houses scattered along an open road with a rural character. In 1864 when the township was established the name became Runnymede and in around 1882 the name was changed again to Elmore.

3    Various entries in rate books in Waranga, Victoria - but Henry J Swindale


a)    1841 census    Not found
        1851 census    A stone mason, lodging in Westgate, Newcastle

b)    Information from Valerie Fairbrass
... they settled at Elmore which is about 160 kms north of Melbourne just above of the gold mining city of Bendigo. (I couldn't see any reference to Henry Swindale in the Geelong Directories of 1854, 56, 58 & 61).

c)    Richard Swindale's family tree gives the place of birth/baptism as Ovingham

d)    His brother William died at his house, Runnymede Grange(?), in 1888.

e)    Australia Marriage Index 1788 - 1950

Name: Henry Swindale
Spouse Name: Jane Trewick
Marriage Place: Victoria
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Year: 1857
Registration Number: 3337

f)    Australia Death Index 1787 - 1985

Name: Hy Swindale
Birth Year: abt 1815
Age: 87
Death Place: El More, Victoria
Father's name: Swindale Robt
Mother's name: Jane Cook
Registration Year: 1902
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Number: 9415

Name: Jane Swindale
Birth Year: abt 1836
Age: 86
Death Place: Elmore, Victoria
Father's name: Roger Trewick
Mother's name: Jane Shotten
Registration Year: 1922
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Number: 1261