Family History Notebook

William Swindle

Son of Andrew Swindale and Jane Jackson, born in Brunton Row, baptised on the 24th of September 1834 in Gosforth, Northumberland

Probable illegitimate son by Mary Kenmire

William Kenmire, born on the 1st of September 1858 in Morpeth, Northumberland.

Died in 1891

PersonID 05333


o    Information in red has been gather from internet sources, family trees etc but not yet verified.

1    A coal miner like the rest of the family, starting at Wingate colliery.

2    Age at death is given as 55 rather than 56. This could alternatively be William Swindale - no,  he died in 1905

3    Living with his parents in 1841 and 1851. In 1861 he is boarding in Seaham. Not found in 1871 but returned to live in 1881 with his mother and William K. Swindle (who could be his illegitimate son). In 1891 he was working at Castle Eden Colliery, living with his sister Ann and her husband

4    Brunton Row is just north of Gosforth.


 a)    1841 UK census    Living with his parents in Wingate  (Swindale)
        1851 UK census    A coal miner of 16, living with his parents at Wingate. The his brothers (14, 11) are also working at the mine.
        1861 UK census    A coal miner born  Brunton Row boarding at Seaton Colliery, Northumberland
        1871 UK census, cont    A coal miner living with his parents in Monkhesleden, together with his brother Jackson and William K Swindle
        1881 UK census    A coal miner living with his  widowed mother Jane in Monkhesleden and her grands0n William K Swindle
        1891 UK census    A coal miner (born Brunton Row) living with his married sister Ann Haswell at Monk Hesleden.

b)    The death of William Swindle aged 56 was registered in the second quarter of 1901 in the Easington district (FreeBMD 10a 301)

c)    Batty family tree on Ancestry
        Mary Kenmire, born 1839, daughter of John Williams Kenmir (1817-1893) and Elizabeth Lawton (1816-1852)