Family History Notebook

George Swindle

Son of Thomas Swindle and Isabella Shield, born c1828 in Garrigill 2

Married Elizabeth Harker on the 3rd of July 1853 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland?  1 (Registered at Cockermouth)


Isabella, baptised on the 4th of September 1853 in Keswick, Cumberland
George, baptised on the 8th of April 1855 in Keswick, Cumberland
Elizabeth Ann, baptised on the 7th of December 1856 in Keswick, Cumberland ( died 1857)
William, baptised on the 30th of October 1858 in Keswick, Cumberland (died in infancy 2)
Matthew, baptised on the 4th of March 1860 in Keswick, Cumberland (died in infancy 2)
Mary, baptised on the 3rd of November 1861 in Keswick, Cumberland
Susannah, born 1864 Newcastle upon Tyne
Thomas Vipond, born 1867 Newcastle upon Tyne
Sarah Ann, born on the 17th of July 1869 at Low Pit Willington, Northumberland (died in infancy)

George obviously moved to to the Newcastle area around 1862, where he was a labourer at the smelting works in 1867 and still working in the lead industry in Hedworth, Jarrow in 1881

Possibly died 1887 in South Shields


1    Mary Pattinson has George Swindle marrying Elizabeth Fearon in 1853, whereas the IGI has a George Swindle marrying Elizabeth Harker in Crosthwaite in 1853. Was Elizabeth Harker a widow or was Fearon her second name? Microfilm of registers confirms Harker.

2    Information from Mary Pattinson