Family History Notebook

Nicholas Swindley

Son of Nicholas Swindle and Ann Farrer (nee Bolton), born on the 20th of May 1872 at Monkheseldon, County Durham

Married Elizabeth Gardner 14th October 1899 in Harton in the Gateshead district (b.c1878)

Children

Ethel. born in 1906 in the Lanchester district  (d.1906)
Evelyn, born on the 12th of December 1907 in West Stanley, County Durham
Nicholas, born on the 2nd of April 1910 in West Stanley, County Durham

Died 10 October 1939 in the South Shields district

PersonID 05372

Notes

1    Father Swindler, Swindale, Swindle. Birth registered as Swindlay, Swindle in the 1881 and 1891 census, Swindley thereafter.

2    No records from Ancestry military records.

3    Sailed to Australia on the 5th of October 1898 aboard the Oroya.

Sources

a)    1881 UK census, 1891 UK census     Living with his parents at Castle Eden, a colliery worker in 1891. (Swindle)
        1901 UK census    Now a private in the 3rd Dragoon Guards (unmarried) but staying with his widowed mother Ann (56) at Castle Eden Colliery.(Swindley)
        1911 UK census    A coal miner in Tyne Dock, South Shields, County Durham, married for 11 years to Elizabeth (33) with two children. One other child has died.
        1939 UK census    A retired colliery shiftworker, born 20 May 1872, living in Boldon with his married daughter Evelyn, born 12 Dec 1907.

b)    The birth of Nicholas Swindlay, mother's maiden name Bolton, was registered at Easington in the second quarter of 1872 (FreeBMD 10a 507)

        The marriage of Nicholas Swindley and Elizabeth Gardner was registered in the fourth quarter of 1899 in the Gateshead district (FreeBMD 10a 1447)

        The death of Nicholas Swindley aged 67 was registered in the fourth quarter of 1939 in the South Shields district (FreeBMD 10a 1324)

c)     UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 [database on-line with images]. Ancestry.com.

ame: Nicholas Swindley
Gender: Male
Age: 26
Occupation: Miner
Departure Date: 5 Aug 1898
Port of Departure: London, England
Destination Port: Sydney, Australia
Ship Name: Oroya
Arrived: 5 Aug 1898(!!)

d)    Kelly Tree on RootsWeb David Kelly 2002

x)    The birth of Ethel Swindley, mother's maiden name Gardner, was registered in the second quarter of 1906 in the Lanchester district (FreeBMD / GRO 10a 369)
        The birth of Evelyn Swindley, mother's maiden name Gardner, was registered in the first quarter of 1908 in the Lanchester district (FreeBMD / GRO 10a 343)
        The birth of Nicholas Swindley, mother's maiden name Gardner, was registered in the second quarter of 1910 in the Lanchester district (FreeBMD / GRO 10a 346)