Family History Notebook

Leslie Alfred Edward Swinney

Son of  Alfred John George Swinney and Clara Ann Swinney, born in 1880 in Berrima, New South Wales, Australia

Married Ethel Marianne Bee on the 29th of January 1908 in St Stephen's, Bournemouth


No known children.

Died on 13 14 Sep 1921 in Alor Star Kedah State Malaya. The cause of his death was Blackwater Fever.f

Person ID 05128


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

1    A mining engineer according to the marriage register.

2    After Leslie's death Ethel next married Percy Gordon WHITE [94343] [MRIN: 31478] on 28 Mar 1929. Percy died in 1939. (#f)


a)    1891 UK census    Living with his parents in Saltash, Cornwall
        1901 UK census    A student, living with his parents in Sidcup, Kent
        1911 UK census    Ethel (married) is living with her parents in Sidcup, Kent

b)    Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database on-line]. 

Name: Leslie A E Swinney
Birth Date: 1880
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1880
Registration Place: Berrima, New South Wales, Australia
Father: Alfred John G Swinney
Mother: Clara Ann

c)    The marriage of Leslie Alfred E Swinney and Ethel Marianne Bee was registered in the first quarter of 1908 in the Christchurch district (2b 1055)


St Stephen Bournemouth

No 40 January 29 1908 Leslie Alfred Edward SWINNEY 27 Bachelor Mining Engineer Lorne Villa Elm Road Sidcup Kent father Alfred John George SWINNEY Mining Engineer & Ethel Marianne BEE 29 Spinster Heath View Main Road Sidcup Kent father Thomas Ellors BEE Gentleman by Licence signed by both in the presence of Thomas J BEE & Clara Ann SWINNEY & Thomas Ellors BEE & William MESSENGER

e)    Passsenger lists

3 May 1913 "Zaria" departing from Liverpool for Tenerife
Mr Leslie Swinney   Age 30 (No profession stated)

23 Aug 1919 "Mentor" departing from Glasgow for Penang
L A E Swinney Age 38

f)    The Descendants of William Ellers, circa 1750

g)    National Probate Registry 1921
SWINNEY Leslie Alfred Edward of Alor Star Keday Malay States died 14 September 1921 at Alor Star Hospital Kedah Probate London 28 December to Ethel Marianne Swinney widow Thomas James Bee A.R.I.B.A. and Percy Gordon White architect. Effects 1023 15s.