Family History Notebook

Margaret Jane Swindle

Daughter of Nicholas Swindle and Ann Farrer (nee Bolton), born 15th June 1870 at Castle Eden Colliery, Easington, Co. Durham, baptised on the 27th of July 1871 at Monk-Hesleden

Married ('aged 21') John Collins, coalminer, aged 23 on the 4th of November 1889 at the registry office, (Castle Eden, Co. Durham??). 1


Died 30th December 1944

PersonID 05371


1    The Castle Ward, in which Margaret and John were married, is wholly within Northumberland. Margaret and John spent all their married life in Northumberland. The marriage location was provided to me in a personal communication.


a)    1871 UK census   Living with her parents at Castle Eden Colliery.
        1881 UK census    Still with her parents at Castle Eden.

b)    The birth of Margaret Jane Swindlay, mother's maiden name Bolton, was registered in the second quarter of 1870 in the Easington district (FreeBMD / GRO 10a 461)

        The marriage of Margaret Jane Swindle and John Collins was registered in the fourth quarter of 1889 in the Castle Ward (FreeBMD 10b 471)

        The death of Margaret J Collins aged 74 was registered in the first quarter of 1945 in the South Northumberland district (FreeBMD 10b 393)

c)    Personal Communication gives details of the children of John Collins and Margaret Jane.