Family History Notebook

Thomas Emerson Fleming Swindale

Son of Lancelot Swindale and Hannah Windlow, born on the 28th of September 1867 in Low Benwell, baptised on the 3rd of November 1867 at Atkinson Road Weslyan Chapel, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland

Married Ellen Stewart Fender in 1892


Lancelot, born 1895

Died 1939

Working as a millwright in Elswick in 1901 (at Armstrong's ordnance works?). No further information known

Person ID01085


1     Thomas's brother, Robert, had a sister-in-law, Mary, apparently married a Fender - coincidence?


a)    1871 UK census, 1881 UK census   Living with his parents in Benwell, Northumberland
        1891 UK census    Still living with his parents, in Elswick, a millwright.
        1901 UK census    Now married to Ellen with one child, Lancelot. Living in Elswick, a millwright.
        1911 UK census     Living in Whitely Bay with Ellen, Lancelot and his mother-in-law Catherine Fender. A millwright at the Ordnance Works.

b)    The birth of Thomas Emerson F Swindale was registered in the fourth quarter of 1867 in the Newcastle upon Tyne district (FreeBMD 10b 17)

        The marriage of Thomas Emerson F Swindale and Ellen Stewart Fender was registered in the fourth quarter of 1892 in the district of Newcastle upon Tyne (FreeBMD 10b 12)

        The death of Thomas E F Swindale aged 71 was registered in the first quarter of 1939 in the South Northumberland district (FreeBMD 10b 423)

c)    National Probate Calendar
SWINDALE Thomas Emmerson Fleming of 10 Lish-avenue Whitley Bay Northumberland died 25 January 1939 Probate Newcastle-upon-Tyne 9 March to Ellen Stewart Swindale widow.
Effects 1384 14s. 2d.