Family History Notebook

Elizabeth Smith

Daughter of John Smith & Ann Stobart, baptised on the 22nd of July 1827 in Ninebanks,Northumberland

Married Wallace Swindle on the 12th of June 1847 at Ninebanks, Northumberland


John, born Carrshield, baptised on the 23rd of January 1848 at Carrshield, Northumberland
Ann, born 1850
Peter, born 1852, died 1855
Elizabeth 1, born c 1854/5 5,6
Mary 1
Jane, baptised on the 24th of July 1859 at Carrshield, Northumberland (from Millhouse)
Smith, born 1861
Wallace born 1863
Thomas, born 1865 (buried 1866)
Joseph, born 1867

Died 2 on the 19th of April, buried on the 22nd of April 1900 in Carrshield, Cumberland aged 72

Elizabeth was living at Wellhope at the time of the 1871 census following Wallace's death, and at Coalcleugh at the time of the 1881 census and 1891 census


1    Information from family tree from Anne Roberts / Jim Swindale

2    Pauline Lonsdale's In Memoriam card says 'died April 19th 1900, aged 72

3    Is Elizabeth the sister of William Smith, the husband of Mary Swindle? No, or at least no evidence.

5    Based on her age at marriage.

6    Based on 1861 census



a)    1841 UK census    Probably the Elizabeth Smith (14) living with her mother Ann Smith, 3 brothers and 2 sisters, in Barney Craig
        1851 UK census    Living (24) with Wallace, a lead miner, in Car Shield, with two children.
        1861 UK census    Elizabeth and Wallace are now living in Mill House with five children.
        1871 UK census    Elizabeth, now a widow, is farming 18 acres at Welhope while her son John is a lead miner.
        1881 UK census    Elizabeth, with four children, has moved to Coalcleugh
        1891 UK census    Elizabeth is still at Coalcleugh, with sons Smith and Wallace.