Family History Notebook

Thomas Swindell

Ancestry untraced1. Born c1812 in Newcastle, Northumberland

Married Elizabeth (born 1814/5 in Brassington, Derbyshire)



Died 1888


1    A Thomas Swindell married Mary Barker on the 13th of March 1811 in All Saints, Newcastle upon Tyne

2    Lived in Surrey from at least 1851 onwards

Not found in 1841 census (the Thomas of Thomas and Elizabeth in Brassington ia an ag. lab.)
1851    Swindell. Aged 3[9/6]. Schoolmaster in Ockley, Surrey. His wife Elizabeth is a Schoolmistress.
1861    Swindell. Aged 47. Schoolmaster in Woodmansterne, Surrey, aged 47.
1871    Swindle. Aged 57. Schoolmaster in Ashtead
1881    Swindle. Aged 69. Assistant overseer in Ashtead

3    The death of Thomas Swindell, aged 76, was registered in the first quarter of 1888 in the Epsom district of Surrey (FreeBMD 2a 24)

4    The use of the 'Swindell' spelling variation and Thomas's marriage to a girl from Brassington suggests a Derbyshire connection is possible. He could well be a son of Thomas Swindell / Mary Barker in #1 from the date of birth - who could be an migrant from Derbyshire.