Family History Notebook

Sarah Swindle

Daughter of Vipond Swindle and Margaret Bowness baptised on the 10th of October 1838 in Crosthwaite, Cumberland


    Probably Margaret, baptised on the 26th of November 1858 at Keswick, Cumberland (illegitimate) 1

Married Henry Elliot3 on 29th of May 1860 in St Mary's Carlisle, Cumberland (bmd)


James Vipond, born 1861
George Henry, born 1863
Dora Louisa, born 1865 in Preston
Herbert E., born 1869 in Preston

Living with John and Ann Rigg at the time of the 1841 census - her mother had died in 1839. Her father lived nearby with his brother Jacob. By 1851 her father had remarried and Sarah was living with her father and step-mother. Living in Calisle in 1861 with her husband Henry and in Preston in 1871, 1881 and 1891. In 1901 Sarah is living with her daughter Dora in Bridgenorth, Shropshire.

Death - not known


1    Sarah, daughter of Thomas Swindle and Mary Braithwaite is another possibility for Margaret's mother. However Barbara Taylor2 has (by implication) identified Margaret living with the Elliott family in 1861 and 1871

2    Information on the Elliott family provided in private correspondence from Barbara Taylor 22/12/04.

3    Henry Elliott was a hatter, the son of James Elliott and Ann Greaves, born in Cockermouh in 1837. He died in 1881. 2