Family History Notebook

Margaret Whitfield ("Peggy")

Daughter of William Whitfield and Mary Keenleyside, baptised (Peggy) 10th October 1809 1 at Ninebanks, Northumberland (from Blackcleugh)

Married George Swindle on 29th May 1830 in Ninebanks, Northumberland


John, baptised 15th April 1832 in Ninebanks, Northumberland (from Limestone Brae) (buried 25th June)
William, baptised 26th May 1833 in Ninebanks, Northumberland (from Limestone Brae)
Barbara baptised 4th February 1835 at Carrshield, baptised 12th April 1835  in Ninebanks,  (from Limestone Brae) Northumberland 3
Mary, baptised 16th October 1836 in Ninebanks, Northumberland (from Limestone Brae)
Sarah, born 1838

Living at Limestone Brae at time of 1841 census. Died 29th June3, buried 1st July 1841 at Ninebanks, Northumberland from Limestone Brae


1    Margaret was 31 when she died. This is the only Margaret Whitfield baptised in the area from 1805 to 1815.

2    Full records of Margaret's ancestry are to be found on Margaret's father and her uncle Teasdale emigrated to Canada in 1831 or 1832 and at least William, and probably all her surviving children, followed after Margaret's death in 1841. More information in e-mail from Carol Minson. (William Whitfield paid tithes for Blackcleugh in 1811).

3    Information from Norman Swindle


a)    1841 UK census    Living at High Limestone Brae with her four children.