Family History Notebook

Peter Swindle

Son of Peter Swindle and Jane Bowness,  born 1853 1

Married Grace Elizabeth Gibson on the 14th of November 1878 at Crosthwaite, Cumberland


Joseph, baptised on the 5th of October 1879 in Keswick, Cumberland
Sarah Jane, baptised on the 6th of March 1881 at Keswick, Cumberland
Thomas, born 1882 2
Jacob, born 1884 2

Grace died in the first quarter of 1884

Married Isabella Douglas 18853


Emmelinebaptised on the 3rd of October 1886 at Keswick, Cumberland
Peter William, born on the 30th of October 1887, baptised on the 1st of January 1888 at Keswick, Cumberland
James Douglas baptised on the 29th of November 1888 in Keswick, Cumberland (died 1893)

Living at Ratcliffe Place, Crosthwaite working as a stone mason at the time of the 1881 census, at 32 Lake Road in 1891 (a waller), at Leonard Street, Keswick in 1893 when his son James Douglas died and at 9 Helvellyn Street, Keswick at the time of the 1901 census (a plasterer). He appears to be renting out accommodation in 1891 and 1901.

Buried on the 27th of June 1908 at Keswick Cumberland from 4, Derwentwater Place

PersonID 05581


1    Date derived from marriage register (Peter, son of Peter Swindle, miner). No baptism found in parish registers for Crosthwaite or Keswick.

2     Information from Mary Pattinson.

3    Marriage registered in the fourth quarter of 1885 in the Cockermouth district. Isabella's death aged 81 was registered in the first quarter of 1931 in the same district. Information from Norman Swindle.

Isabella Douglas 1851 - 1931 according to Swindle family tree on


The marriage of Peter Swindle and Isabella Douglas was registered in the fourth quarter of 1885 in the Cockermouth district (FreeBMD 10b 840)