Family History Notebook

Thomas Swindle

Son of Christopher Swindle and Esther Pert, baptised on the 13th of September 1846 at Carrshield, Northumberland



PersonID 05003


1    Living with his widowed mother at Farneyside in 1861, helping to support the family with his wages as a 14 year old lead miner.

2    Possibly the Thomas Swindle lodging at Millhouse, Allendale at the time of the 1861 census NO

3    No results found in Ancestry Canada or USA searches - but see #4

4    Possibly the Thomas G Swindle who married Eliza Ruth Pearson. d The age is 4 years wrong and he has acquired a middle name G(ranville?) but it was apparently not unknown for USA border immigration to insist on a middle name.


a)    1851 UK census    Living with his parents in Limestone Brae. His half siblings Hannah and Christopher from his father's first marriage are living with them as well as his full brothers and sisters Jane, john and Sarah.
        1861 UK census    Living with his widowed mother Esther in Farneyside, with John, Sarah and Mary Ann
        1867    Emigrated to Canada with his married sister Jane (Swindle) Liddle

b)    The birth of Thomas Swindle was registered in the third quarter of 1846 in the Hexham district (FreeBMD 25 272

c)    Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 [Online database with images]
Date of arrival June 1867 Ship SS North American. Masters Name Wm Kerr
Provisions for 500 passengers for 32 days

Isaac Liddle, 24, Joiner
Jane Liddle, 23
Thos. Swindle 20, Joiner
{?] Male child  Inft

d)    Wendt Family Tree on Ancestry posted by Janice Wendt