Family History Notebook

Christopher Swindle

Son of George Swindle and Susannah Vipond, born 7th May 1810, baptised  22nd September 1811 in Garrigill, Cumberland

Married Jane Dover on the 16th of April 1835 in Crosthwaite, Keswick


Dorcas, baptised on the 28th of April 1836 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland
Susannah, baptised on the 9th of March 1838 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland
George, baptised on the 12th of February 1840 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland
Elizabeth, baptised on the 2nd of September 1842 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland (buried Sep 10)
Mary, baptised on the 13th of September 1844 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland 1
Hannah, baptised on the 20th of August 1848 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland

Recorded as working at Greenside lead mine in 1834 and 1842. Living in Back Lane, Keswick in 1841 and 1851. In 1851 his children Dorcas, Susannah and George were working in the pencil factory. Moved to Gatey's Yard by 1861.

One of five brothers who moved from Garrigill to Keswick

Buried on the 16th of November 1864 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland


1    The IGI gives 1845 but the microfilm of the registers shows 1844 to be the correct year