Family History Notebook

William Windus Swindale

Son of John Swindale and Annie Fosterborn on the 20th of June 1898 in Charter Towers, Queensland, Australia

Married Pearlie Sarah Ann Wakerley on the 23 August 1919 in Brisbane (1901 - 1968)


Hilda Mary Ann Swindale, born on the 11th of May 1920
Dudley Samuel Thomas Swindale
, born on the 9th of March 1922
Daphne Elsie Swindale
, born on the 17th of December 1923
Donald Jack Swindale
, born on the 10th of June 1926
Malcolm Windus Swindale
, born on the 25th of March 1931

Died on the 25th of November 1956 at South Brisbane Hospital

Further information

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0    Text in red represents information obtained from the internet (family trees etc) which I have not yet confirmed.

1    William Windus was the curate at Swindale Chapel, Shap in 1757.
It seems
    i)    Improbable that this is a coincidence
    ii)   Improbable that John Swindale knew anything about William Windus - even his existence!
I think it must be a coincidence but ....


a)    Information derived from private correspondence from Jan Swindale 1996

b)    Australia Birth Index 1788 - 1922 (Ancestry)

Name: William Windus Swindale
Birth Date: 20 Jun 1898
Father's name: John Swindale
Mother's name: Annie Foster
Birth Place: Queensland
Registration Year: 1898
Registration Place: Queensland
Page Number: 25500
Registration Number: 006461

c)    Australia Marriage Index 1788 - 1950 (Ancestry)

Name: William Winduss Swindale
Spouse Name: Pearlie Sarah Ann Wakerley
Marriage Date: 23 Aug 1919
Marriage Place: Queensland
Registration Place: Queensland
Registration Year: 1919
Registration Number: B 023496
Page Number: 1939

d)    Australia Death Index 1787 - 1985 (Ancestry)

Name: William Windus Swindale
Death Date: 25 Nov 1956
Death Place: Queensland
Father's name: John
Mother's name: Annie Foster
Registration Year: 1956
Registration Place: Queensland
Registration Number: B017168
Page Number: 2499

e)    Electoral Rolls

1919    Wooloongabba, Oxley    Swindale, William Winduss, Lucinda st., engineer, M
1925    Southport, Moreton    Swindale, Willian Windress, Pioneer Sawmill, West Burleigh, engineer, M
                ditto Pearly Sarah Ann, house duties
1925    Buranda, Oxley    Swindale, William Winduss, Lucinda st., engineer, M
                ditto Pearly Sarah Ann, house duties F
                ditto Swindale, Annie, Lucinda st., tailoress, F
1928    Ditto except address is Dalton, Lucinda st
1934    Ditto
1937    Ditto
1943    Logan, Moreton, Queensland    Swindale Annie, Wynn st., Sunnybank, F
                ditto                                                    Swindale, William Winduss Wynn st., Sunnybank, engneer, M
                (n.b. no Pearly)
1954    Kingston, Moreton    Swindale, William Winduss, Wynn st., Sunnybank, engineer M
                (and Clarice, Donald, Dudley, Mavis)