Family History Notebook

Margaret Swindle

Listed in the 1841 census as living at Dryburn Hall aged 20 (ie 20-25). I would expect to have found Mary Swindle aged 29 - the wife of Peter Swindle.

It is possible that Mary was staying somewhere else that night and that Margaret was looking after the two men but I haven't found a related Margaret of the appropriate age. Margaret was not born in Northumberland.

This is most likely an error by the census enumerator but .....