Family History Notebook

Robert William Swinney

Son of Thomas Swinney and Margary Lauther1,  born in 1859 in Heworth, County Durham

Married Jessie Calder in 1881


Petrina 'Ina', born on the 3rd of September 1882 in Washington, County Durham
Margaret Jane, born in 1885 in Felling, County Durham (1885 - 1959)
Ellen 'Nellie', born in 1889 in Gateshead
Thomas James, born in 1891 in Gateshead

Died in 1922

Person ID 05140


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

1    Lanther, Lauther, Lawther or Luther!


a)    1861 UK census    Not found (nor parents)
        1871 UK census    Living with his parents in Washington
        1881 UK census    Lodging with his sister Martha in Elswick, an engine fitter.
        1891 UK census    A marine engineer in Gateshead, married to Jessie with 3 children
        1901 UK census    Marine engineer. Thomas has joined the family but Margaret has left home
        1911 UK census    Not found

b)    The birth of Robert William Swinney, mother's maiden name Luther, was registered in the fourth quarter of 1859 in the Gateshead district (GRO 10a 496)

        The marriage of Robert Swinney and Jessie Calder was registered in the fourth quarter of 1881 in the Gateshead district (10a 1167)

        The death of Robert W Swinney aged 62 was registered in the third quarter of 1922 in the South Shields district (10a 650)