Family History Notebook

Lancelot Swindale

Son of Thomas Emmerson Swindale and Ellen Stewart Fender, born on the 2nd of January 1895 in Newcastle

Married Elizabeth K. Lee in 1925


Thomas Henry, born 1931 in the Tynemouth district 3

Died 1970

No further information

Person ID01086


1    Possibly the Lancelot Swindale who played 4 matches for Coventry City in Nov/Dec 1921. Signed contract for Bedlington United in 1922.
"A PLAYER'S CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT between Lance Swindale & Coventry city football club, dated 16 may 1921 signed by Swindale, Harbourne (secretary) & Evans (manager) together with the original envelope & compliment slip (3) *** Lancelot Swindale was an Outside Right with Blyth Spartans before signing for Coventry City in 1921, the later played for Shildon Athletic & Pembroke Dock "

2    The birth of another Lancelot Swindale, mother's maiden name Thompson, was registered in the fourth quarter of 1903 in the Newcastle upon Tyne district (FreeBMD 19b 49).  This other Lancelot is believed to have married an Ella Stewartin 1938.

3    The birth of  Thomas H Swindale, mother's maiden name Lee, was registered in the second quarter of 1931 in the Tynemouth district (10b 459). Lancelot Swindale / Elizabeth Lee is the only Swindale/Lee marriage of this period.

4    The probate records include the death of  Thomas Henry Swindale in Newcastle in 1965 - but this Thomas was 83 years old, ie born c1882.

5    The marriage between a Thomas H Swindale and Isabella Barber was registered in the second quarter of 1952 in the Tynemouth district (FreeBMD 1b 798)


a)    1901 UK census    Living with his parents in Elswick
        1911 UK census     Living in Whitely Bay with his parents. A printer's apprentice.
        1939 Register         Lancelot Swindale, born 2 January 1895, a 'slotter' at an engineering works, and Elizabeth, born 14 April 1895 are living in Alma Place, Whitely Bay. There is one redacted entry at the same address.

b)    The birth of Lancelot Swindale, mother's maiden Fender, was registered in the first quarter of 1895 in the Newcastle upon Tyne district (FreeBMD 10b 29).

        The marriage of a Lancelot Swindale and Elizabeth K. Lee was registered in the second quarter of 1925 in the Tynemouth district (FreeBMD 10b 406)

        The death of Lancelot Swindale born 2 January 1895 was registered in June 1970 in the Tynemouth district (1b 1315)