Family History Notebook

Dryden Swindle

Son of Francis Swindle and Elizabeth Dryden, born on the 6th of May 1862 in at Hillersdon Terrace, Nenthead, Cumberland

Married Lilian Mary Davidson Webb on the 18th of September 1905 at St Mary the Virgin Church (Churchill Street) Willington on Tyne, Northumberland


Ethel Mary Dryden, born on the 31st of May 1907 in Willington-on-Tyne and baptised on the 26th of June 1907 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Willington on Tyne, Northumberland
Frank Henry Dryden, born on the 10th of December 1909, baptised: 12th January 1910 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Willington, Northumberland
Alan Edwin Dryden, born on the 11th of June 1912 at 11 Station Road, Willington Quay, Northumberland

Died on the 10th of June 1912 2

Moved to Wallsend when his father moved around 1863. Became a clerk and eventually head cost clerk at the Slipway Company. Apparently committed suicide while depressed due to ill health.


1    Information supplied by Norman Swindle

2     Dead body found floating in river Tyne off Swan's Quay North Shields 27th June (inquest held)



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