Family History Notebook

Jane Thompson

Daughter of William Thompson of Elrington, Haydon Bridge,  baptised. 23 Dec 1702

Married Peter Swindal  on 2nd September 1736 in Haydon Bridge, Northumberland

    John, baptised 5th February 1739/40 in Whitfield, Northumberland
    Christopher, baptised 18th June 1741 in Whitfield, Northumberland
    Peter, baptised 4th December 1743 in Whitfield, Northumberland
    George, baptised 17th December 1746 in Whitfield, Northumberland

Buried 18th November 1749 in Whitfield, Northumberland

A Tuition Bond was drawn up as follows:-
'The 27th day of October 1750.
The day and year above written Matthew Thompson of High Staward of the parish Warden and Diocese of Durham, yeoman, and Thomas Pattinson of Dodbank of the parish of Whitefield and Diocese aforesaid, yeoman, were sworn well and faithfully to manage and administer the effects of John Swindale, Christopher Swindale, Peter Swindale and George Swindale, sons and lawful children of Peter Swindale of Dodbank of the said parish, their late father, deceased, and to perform the offices of a guardian and tutor for them during their respective minorities, before me, John Toppin, Surrogate.
In the presence of me, Edward Thompson. X his mark.'

Is Matthew Thompson the boys' uncle?


    Elrington is 2km SE of Haydon Bridge, about 6km NE of Doddbank. The Parish boundary of Warden, which includes the chapelry of Haydon Bridge, runs well south of the river. Staward is about 2km north of Dodbank.