Family History Notebook

Leslie Swinney

Ancestry untraced, born on the 1st of May 1926 in the Tynemouth district

Married Doreen Storey in 1946



Died 1998 in the Necastle district

Person ID 05102


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

1    Mother's maiden name is Turnbull. Leslie Swinney and John Laws Swinney junior (born on the 3rd of July 1926 in the Gateshead district) must have different mothers. The mothers of both have the maiden name Turnbull.  John Laws Swinney senior died in 1919. John L. Swinney junior is found in the 1939 census with George - so who are the parents of Leslie Swinney?

2    It is possible that Leslie is the illegitimate son of Sarah Ann, widow of John Laws Swinney


a)    1939 Register    A schoolboy in Longbenton (born 1 May 1926) living with Sarah A Swinney (widow, born 2 Mar 1890) and Alexander G Bell (born 17 Dec 1876)

b)    The birth of Leslie Swinney, mother's maiden name Turnbull, was registered in the second quarter of 1926 in the Tynemouth district (10b 296).

        The marriage of Leslie Swinney and Doreen Storey was registered in the third quarter of 1946 in the Northumberland South district (FreeBMD 1b 975)

        The death of Leslie Swinney, born 1 May 1926, was registered in October 1998 in the Newcastle upon Tyne District (E61C 0531E 297)