Family History Notebook

Rachael Swindle

Illegitimate daughter of Susannah Swindale, baptised 30th June 1822 in Ninebanks, Northumberland (from Farneyside)


John, born on the 19th of December 1851 at Black Clough, baptised on the 2nd of May 1854 at Allendale Primitive Methodist Church.
Susanna, born on the 29th of November 1855 at  Blackcleugh, West Allen, Northumberland, baptised on the 6th of February 1856 at Hexham.

Died on the 24th of April 1896 at Myrtle Bank, Allendale (Limestone Brae). Buried at the Limestone Brae Methodist burial ground.

Person ID 00683


Living with her mother and uncle at Far Black Cleugh at the time of the 1841 census.
Living on own at Black Cleugh in 1851, occupation needlewoman.
In the workhouse in Hexham in 1861.
Laundress living at Limestone Brae Cottage in 1871 - sharing with Matthew and Tamar Whitfield and son
Working as servant to Sarah Coulson at Bog Head, Allendale in 1881, unmarried,  and as a 'stacking knitter' living on her own at Harty Cleugh in 1891