Family History Notebook

Peter Swindle

Son of John Swindle and Elizabeth Varty, born 14th November 1850

Married Ellen (or Eleanor) Walton on 1st April 1871 1


John, born 30th December 1871, baptised 8th January 1872 1
Thomas Walton, born 1874 (died in infancy 1875) 1
Isaac Walton, born 1st October 1876 1

Died 13th July 1898 1 and buried 16th July 1898

At the time of the 1881 census living at Bridge End Cottage, Alston. Living at King's Head, Alston working as a cartman in 1891

Person ID 00634


1    Information received from Anne Roberts

2    Newcastle Courant 23 Jul 1898
Deaths/Nenthead/On the 13th inst., aged 47, Peter Swindle, beloved husband of Ellen Swindle
(Thanks to Sue Pietsch for this reference)

3    The birth of Peter Swindle was registered in the fourth quarter of 1850 in the Alston district(FreeBMD 25 3)
       The marriage of Peter Swindle was registered in the second quarter of 1871 in the Alston district (FreeBMD 10b 633). The marriage of Ellen Walton is listed on the same page. (The other couple are Joseph Beaumont Hinde and Jane Richardson)
        The death of Peter Swindle, aged 47, was registered in the third quarter of 1898 in the Alston district (FreeBMS 10b 337)

        The death of Eleanor Swindle, age 60, was registered in the first quarter of 1910 in the Alston district (FreeBMD 10b 303)

4    Death notice in Newcastle Courant

National Probate Calendar 1898:

SWINDLE Peter of King's Head near Nenthead Alston Cumberland cartman died 13 July 1898 Administration Carlisle 16 December to Ellen Swindle widow Effects 165.