Family History Notebook

Robert Swindle

Illegitimate son of Mary Swindle, born 1870

Married Kate Mooney on the 8th of August 1896 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland


Harold 1, born 1897 in Keswick
Robert, born 1899
Mary, baptised 9th February 1905 in All Saints, Gosforth, Northumberland 5
Kate, baptised 8th July 1909 in All Saints, Gosforth, Northumberland 5

Died 19323

After marriage Robert moved to Workington and then later to Newcastle.

Information from the War Graves Commission relating to the death of Robert says "the son of Robert Swindle of 3 Riddell Terrace, Coxlodge, Newcastle on Tyne."


1    Information from Mary Pattinson

2    The birth of a Robert Swindle was registered in the Cockermouth district in the first quarter of 1870. (Norman Swindle)

3    The death of a Robert Swindle aged 62 was registered at "Castle W" in the first quarter of 1932. (Norman Swindle)

4    The 1871 census lists Robert as living with Richard Pears at Main Street, Cockermouth, possibly as a 'nurse child' - ie being looked after by foster parents. By 1881 and 1891 he is living back with his mother

5   Private communication