Family History Notebook

Joseph Swindle

Son of Peter Swindle and Mary Ann Thompson, born 1863 at Mill House in Allendale, Northumberland

Married Hannah c 1898 (born c1875 at Parsonage House)


Winifred, born on the 17th of August 1904 in West Allen
Gladys, born 1905 in West Allen
Thomas Hetherington, born on the 3rd of March 1907 in West Allen
?Joseph Frederick, born 1908 (d.1908)4 in West Allen
Norman, born on the 21st of September 1909 in West Allen
? Elizabeth H. born 1912 in Hexham district5
? Mary H. born 1914 in Newcastle upon Tyne district5
? Eleanor F. born 19165 (d. 1920)
? Arthur D. born 19185 (d.1932)

Buried 19th January 1928 at Carrshield, Northumberland at the age of 63 (from Carrshield)

Living with his parents at the time of the 1881 census and the 1891 census, working as a lead miner. His father died in 1897 but Joseph remained at Cross Dyke until at least the 1901 census. In 1911 he was at Whitely Shield but appears to have moved to Newcastle after 1912.

Person ID 00693


1    In the 1910 Kelly's directory, a Joseph Swindle is listed as a farmer at Whitely Shield.

2    1871, 1881 Living with with his parents age 7, 17.
       1891 Age 27, lead miner. Living with his parents at Cross Dike
       1901 Age '35'. Blacksmith, living at Cross Dyke (Coalcleugh)
       1911 Age '45'. Born Mill House, WestAllen. A miner and farmer. 5 children, 4 living

3    The birth of a Joseph Swindle was registered in the third quarter of 1863 in the Hexham district (FreeBMD 10b 237). The next Joseph registered in the Heham district as 1867 - this will be Joseph Swindle born at Well Hope.

The marriage of  Joseph Swindle and Hannah Hetherington was registered in the third quarter of 1897 in the district of Hexham (FreeBMD 10b 526)

The death of Joseph Swindle was registered in the first quarter of 1928 in the district of Hexham (FreeBMD 10b 490)

4     The 1911 census states that Hannah and Joseph had had 5 children of whom 4 were still living. Joseph Frederick is the only birth and death which matches.

5    These Swindle children are listed with a mother Roddam in the birth registers.