Family History Notebook

Herbert Edward Swindale

Son of William Swindale and Mary Ann Sinclair, born 1874  in Plumstead, Kent

Married Isabella Mary Munro on the 17th of July 1902 at Camberwell, London (b. c1873)


Winifred Mary, born in 1903 in the Camberwell district
Margery Isabel, born in 1904 in the Greenwich district
Reginald Herbert, born on the 9th of April1906 in the Lewisham district

Died on the 19th of February 1909 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Person ID 05219


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

1    Why was probate not granted until 1924 and why was administation granted to Herbert's daughter Winifred Mary rather than Herbert's wife Isabella? Why was Herbert in Newcastle when he died? Probate for Isabella's estate was also granted to Winifred Mary Swindale.

There were no other birth registrations for a Herbert Edward Swindale.

2    St Thomas's Hospital Goldalming was greatly expanded in 1941 (360 beds) for the evacuation of patients and staff of St. Thomas’ Hospital Lambeth after extensive bomb damage in London.

3    1911 - Isabella not found, Reginald probably in Lewisham workhouse.


a)    1881 UK census, cont, 1891 UK census, 1901 UK census Living with his parents in Lee, Kent / London
        1911 UK census    Winifred and Margery are in the Dame Margaret Home for Waifs and Strays in Washington, County Durham.

b)    The birth of Herbert Edward Swindale, mother's maiden name Sinclair, was registered in the third quarter of 1874 in the Lewisham district (FreeBMD / GRO 1d 892)

        The marriage of Herbert Edward Swindale and Isabella Mary Munro was registered in the third quarter of 1902 in the Camberwell district (FreeBMD 1d 1506)

        The death of Herbert Edward Swindale age 34 was registered in the first quarter of 1909 in the Newcastle upon Tyne district (FreeBMD 10b 26)
        The death of Isabella M Swindale age 67 was registered in the first quarter of 1942 in the SW Surrey district (FreeBMD 2a 986)

c)    National Probate Calendar 1925
SWINDALE Herbert Edward of 118 Bayswater-road Newcastle-upon-Tyne died 19 February 1909 Administration Newcastle-upon-Tyne 30 December to Winifred Mary Swindale spinster.
Effects £146 13s. 4d.

National Probate Calendar 1942
SWINDALE Isabella Mary of Winkworth Hanger Hascomble Godalming Surrey widow died 10 January 1942 at St Thomas Hospital Hambledon2 Surrey Administation Newcastle-upon-Tyne 13 March to Winifred Mary Swindale spinster.
Effects £172 11s. 8d