Family History Notebook

Pauline Swindle

Daughter of George Smith Swindle and Jane Cassidy, born in 1943.

Married John J. M. Lonsdale in 1963


Allen G.M. - married Brenda. Three children - Claire, Katie and Jake

Died on the 27th of December 2008

Person ID 00602


Sandra and I met Pauline and John on the 4th of October 2002. Pauline and John then lived in Rookhope (9, Boltsburn Crescent) having moved out of Smailsburn Farm to allow their son Allen and his family to move in. John still works on the farm which has 30 milking cows as well as sheep. Pauline works at Stanhope Hospital. Katie has just started at Salford University. Claire unfortunately has suffered from severe mental illness from birth and has now to be looked after at home.

ChronicleLive:- (Viewed via Ancestry)

27th December 2008

LONSDALE (Weardale). On December 27th, peacefully at Weardale Community Hospital of Rookhope (late of Smailsburn), Pauline (nee Swindle), aged 65 years, dearly beloved wife of John, dear mother of the late Allen, mother-in-law to Brenda, grandma to Claire, Katey and Jake, sister, sister-in-law and daughter-in-law. Will friends please meet for service in St. John's Church Rookhope on Friday January 9th at 1.00pm, followed by interment. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Weardale Community Hospital. A plate in church.

The birth of Pauline Swindle (mother's maiden name Cassidy) was registered in the first quarter of 1943 in the western district of Durham (10a 278).
The marriage of Pauline Swindle and John J.M. Lonsdale was registered in the second quarter of 1963 in the western district of Durham. (1a 1178)