Family History Notebook

Mary Swindle

Daughter of Christopher Swindle and Jane Dover, baptised on the 13th of September 1844 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland 1

Children - all illegitimate 2

Wilson, baptised on the 25th of December 1865 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland
Robert, born 1870
Julia, baptised on the 28th of December 1873 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland (died 1874)
Hannah, born 1874
Tom, born 1876
William, born 18834

Working as a kitchen maid in the Keswick Hotel in 1871.

Buried on the 22nd of January 1896 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland3

No further information


1    The Mary Swindle buried in 1896 aged 52 is identified as the daughter of Christopher and Jane on the basis of her living at Woolpack Yard at the time of her death. Her mother Jane was living there at the time of her own death in 1878 and Mary was living there at the time of the 1881 and 1891 censuses.

2    Mary Swindle was still unmarried at the time of the 1881 census

3    The death of Mary Swindle at the age of 52 was registered in the district of Cockermouth in the first quarter of 1897. (Information from Norman Swindle - recheck Parish Register)

4   Listed in the 1891 census. The birth of  William Swindle was registered in the fourth quarter of 1883 in the Cockermouth District. Information from Norman Swindle