Family History Notebook

Jane Swindle

Daughter of Francis Swindle and Mary Henderson baptised 15th August 1834 in Redwing and Low Chapel, Alston, Cumberland


Peter, born on the 25th of May 1856 at Hillersdon Terrace, Nenthead, Cumberland, baptised on the 20th of July 1856 at Nenthead, buried on the 20th of August 1856 at St John's Church, Nenthead

Married John Archer on 11th July 1858 in St. John's, Nenthead, Cumberland


    Margaret Ann Archer, born c.1861 at Nenthead, Cumberland

Grand-daughter Mary Jane Archer born c.1880 at Spennymoor, County Durham

At the time of the 1881 census John is a coal miner at Tudhoe in County Durham, having moved away from the lead mining at Nenthead after his daughter was born.


1    At the time of the 1851 census Jane was working as a house servant for Thomas Dryden and family in Alston. Jane's younger brother, Francis, married an Elizabeth Dryden in 1861 but this is NOT the daughter of Thomas Dryden (see Norman Swindle's notes).