Family History Notebook

James Warwick Swindale

Son of Robert Swindale and Mary Ann Warwick, born on the 8th of November 1875 in Horton, Northumberland

Married Jane Madeline Foord in 1900 (b. 1881 Tyne Dock, South Shields)

Children

Norah Ivy, born 1901 in the South Shields district
Madeline born on the 10th of August 1903 in South Shields (d.1994 in Durban) c

Died

PersonID 05278

Notes

1    Apparently emigrated to South Africa sometime before 1912 - the 1912 return to England was not accompanied by Norah Ivy.

2    Spelt Swindle in 1881 census but Swindale in marriage registry.

3    In St Catherine's Index (Births) Jane's surname is Foord, not Ford (Information from Norman Swindle)

4    Although not found in 1911 census, initiated into the Saltwell Masonic Lodge in 1913

Sources

a)    1881 UK census    Living with his parents in Horton. (Swindle)
        1891 UK census    Living with his parents in Horton.  (Swindale). A labourer in a brick works.
        1901 UK census    Married to Jane (19), a steam engine maker (fitter) in South Shields.
        1911 UK census    Not found 4
                                            Emigrated to South Africa

b)    The birth of James Warwick Swindale, mother's maiden name Warwick, was registered in the fourth quarter of 1875 in the Tynemouth district (FreeBMD / GRO 10b 266)

        The marriage of James Warwick Swindale and Jane Madeline Foord was registered in the second quarter of 1900 in the South Shields district (FreeBMD 10 1455)

c)    Information from Norman Swindle

d)    England, United Grand Lodge of England Freemason Membership Registers, 1751-1921 [database on-line with images] Ancestry.com
Saltwell Lodge
James Warwick Swindale
Address: Tyne Dock
Profession: Engineer
Initiated: 6 March 1913
Certificate: 14.8.13
No apparent attendance after 1913

e)    National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914 Transcription FindMyPast
First name(s) James
Last name Swindale
Birth year 1875
Birth date 08 Nov 1875
Event year 1882
School name Blyth (Cowpen) Forster Board Schools
Town Blyth
County Northumberland
Country England
Parent name(s) Robert
Book type Admissions
Archive reference CES_60_3_6
Folio / page no. -
Archive Northumberland Archives, Woodhorn
Record set National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870-1914

f)    Passenger Lists (Ancestry)
        Briton arriving at Southampton 21 Dec 1912
        Passengers: Swindale (or Swindall) James W 37, Jane M 31, ?? 8
        Last permanent residence: South Africa
        Intended permanent future residence: British possessions

        City of Sparta arriving London 23 July 1930 from Durban
        Mr James Swindale and Mrs Jane Swindale; 54, 49; Engineer
        Travelling 1st class
        Proposed address: c/o Foord, 102 Prince Edward Road, Cleadon, South Shields
        Last permanent residence: South Africa
        Proposed future permanent residence; Other countries of British Empire

        Passenger Lists (FindMyPast)
       City of Poona departing London 26 Sep 1930
        Mr & Mrs J. W. Swindale of 102 Prince Edward Road, Cleadon, South Shields; Egineer; ages 54, 49;
        Last permanent residence  'Other parts of British Empire' (as opposed to England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland)
        Intended future permanent residence   South Africa

g)    South Africa Voter Indexes Ancestry.com
        Krugersdorp, Transvaal 1925, 1927, 1929, 1931

x)    The birth of Norah Ivy Swindale, mother's maiden name Foord, was registered in the second quarter of 1901 in the South Shields district (GRO 10a 869)
        The birth of Madeline Swindale, mother's maiden name Foord, was registered in the third quarter of 1903 in the South Shields district (GRO 10a 894)