Thomas Swinburn of Byker, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland
Byker. Northumberland - November 2000THOMAS SWINBURN, born c.1800-1810; died between 1846-51; married 23 November 1834 Gateshead Fell, Durham ANN BRACK, born c.1813 Newcastle; she is on the 1851 census at Smiths Dock, Byker, (see photograph) Northumberland, a widow and annuitant with her five children and widowed mother JANE BRACK, aged 73 (issue - see below); she married 2ndly DANIEL REMFRY, they are on the 1881 census at 90 Parker Street, Byker with Ann's son Charles

Thomas and Ann (Brack) were parents of:


  • GEORGE WILLIAM SWINBURNE, born 1835 Newcastle, baptised 15 November 1835 All Saints, Newcastle on Tyne; on 1851 census with mother, a Carver and Gilder aged 15, married 29 February 1864 Newcastle St. John ANN COULSON, born about 1843 Gateshead; they are on the 1881 census at 2 Birket Street, Wallsend, Northumberland with their 5 children, George was a Gilder; on the 1901 census they are at Byker, George was then a Painter, Ships aged 65 and Ann aged 58 (issue - see below)

    The Newcastle docks in the Byker and Walker area - November 200

  • THOMAS SHALLCROSS SWINBURNE, born (reg. Q3 Newcastle/Tyne) 1837 Newcastle on Tyne (the pictures to the left and below show the docks at Byker and Walker, Newcastle on Tyne - November 2000); on 1851 census with mother, a Boat Builder aged 13; married 22 December 1867 St. Paul's, Jarrow ELIZABETH SINGLETON, born c.1835 Newcastle on Tyne; Elizabeth was tried for bigamy 11 July 1868, her husband WILLIAM SINGLETON was still alive when she married Thomas, she could read and write imperfectly and pleaded guilty, she was sentenced to 1 week in gaol at Durham; Thomas and Elizabeth are on the 1881 census at 250 Conyers Road, Byker, Northumberland with 4 children, Thomas was a Joiner; he may have married 2ndly 1900 (reg.Q2 Tynemouth) (issue - see below)

  • ? JOHN BRACK SWINBURN, born (reg.Q4) Newcastle on Tyne 1839; died (reg.Q2) 1842 Newcastle on Tyne

  • MARY JANE SWINBURN, born (reg.Q2) Newcastle on Tyne 1841, baptised 11 July 1841 All Saints, Newcastle on Tyne; on 1851 census with mother, a scholar aged 10

    Newcastle Docks

  • AGNES ELIZABETH SWINBURN, born (reg.Q2) Newcastle on Tyne 1844; on 1851 census with mother aged 7; married (reg. Q4 Newcastle/Tyne) 1866

  • CHARLES SWINBURNE, born 28 March 1846 North Shields, Northumberland, baptised 10 May 1846 Christ Church, Tynemouth; on 1851 census with mother, a scholar aged 5; on 1881 census with mother and step-father at Byker, Gilder and Decorator aged 34, unmarried; died (reg.Q3 Newcastle/Tyne) 1900 aged 54

    George William and Ann (Coulson) were parents of:


  • ANNIE SWINBURN,born 4 December 1869, baptised 26 December 1870 All Saints, Newcastle on Tyne

  • ESTHER SWINBURNE, born (reg.Q4 Tynemouth) 1872 Newcastle; on 1881 census with parents aged 8

  • MARY JANE SWINBURNE, born (reg.Q1) 1875 Byker, Newcastle; on 1881 census with parents aged 6; married (reg.Q4 Tynemouth) 1894 WILLIAM ALBERT DAVISON; they are on the 1901 census at 34 Vine Street, Wallsend with their 3 children (one of whom was ANN SWINBURNE DAVISON, born 1900 Wallsend) in the household of Mary Jane's brother Daniel

  • ISABELLA SWINBURNE, born (reg.Q1) 1877 Newcastle; on 1881 census with parents aged 4

  • THOMAS WILLIAM SWINBURNE, born (reg.Q3) 1878 Newcastle; on 1881 census with parents aged 2; died 2 February 1929 aged 50 of 16 Lowthian Crescent, Walker, Admon. granted Newcastle/Tyne 30 April 1929 to widow, effects 489; married (reg.Q4 Newcastle/Tyne) 1897 ELIZABETH ANN PATTINSON, born c.1877 Consett, Durham; on 1901 census at 30 Roman Wall, Wallsend, Northumberland aged 24 with daughter Eleanor (issue see below)

  • DANIEL REMPHREY SWINBURNE, born August 1880 Byker, Newcastle; on 1881 census with parents aged 8 months; on 1901 census at 34 Vine Street, Wallsend, a Carpenters Labourer aged 20; died (reg. Q3) 1948 aged about 68; married (reg.Q2) 1903 Newcastle KATE BROTHERTON (issue - see below)

    Thomas Shallcross and Elizabeth (Singleton) were parents of:


  • THOMAS SWINBURNE, born (reg. Q3 Tynemouth) 1862 Newcastle upon Tyne, on 1881 census with parents, aged 19, Joiners Helper

  • CHARLES WESTGARTH SWINBURNE, born 26 February 1869 Newcastle on Tyne, baptised 12 March 1869 All Saints, Newcastle; on 1881 census with parents aged 12; died 20 January 1938 aged about 69, at 1 Old Church Road, Romford, Essex, whilst of 32 Northdown Road, Romford, Probate granted London 11 April 1938 to widow, effects 206; married (reg.Q2 Gateshead) 1891 MARGARET, she died 3 October 1953 at 28 Herbert Road, Hornchurch, London, whilst of 32 Northdown Road, Hornchurch, Admon. granted London 1 December 1953 to John Swinburne, metal machinist, effects 831

  • ELIZABETH MARGARET SWINBURNE, born 27 October 1870 Newcastle on Tyne, baptised 9 November 1870 All Saints, Newcastle; on 1881 census with parents aged 10; married aged 18 on 30 November 1889 St. Nicholas, Newcastle on Tyne JACOB WILKINSON (son of JOHN WILKINSON), born c.1866 and aged 23 at marriage

  • MARY ESTHER SWINBURNE, born 6 November 1872 Newcastle on Tyne, baptised 19 November 1872 All Saints, Newcastle; on 1881 census with parents aged 8; married (reg.Q3 Newcastle/Tyne) 1899

    Thomas William and Elizabeth Ann (Pattinson) were parents of:


  • ELEANOR ANNIE SWINBURN, born (reg.Q2 Newcastle/Tyne) 1898; on 1901 census with mother, aged 2; married (reg.Q3 Newcastle/Tyne) 1913 WILLIAM HALL

  • GEORGE SWINBURN, (possibly William George Swinburn, birth reg. 1908 Newcastle/Tyne, died 1968), later lived in Harlow

  • THOMAS SWINBURN, lived in Eastbourne

  • ANNIE H.SWINBURN, born (reg.Q3 Newcastle/Tyne) 1912; married (reg.Q2 Tynemouth) 1930 WILLIAM HOGG

  • EDWARD McKINNON SWINBURN, born (reg.Q2 Tynemouth) 1903; he had a shop on Scotswood Road/Clumber Street, Scotswood, Newcastle; possibly married (reg.Q2 Tynemouth) 1927 ELIZABETH MOORE (4 children)

    Daniel Remphrey and Kate (Brotherton) were parents of:


  • DORIS SWINBURNE, born (reg.Q3 Newcastle/Tyne) 1907

  • ADAM BROTHERTON SWINBURNE, born 12 December 1909 Newcastle on Tyne; died 14 February 1977 of 15 Fane Road, Peterborough, Admon. granted Ipswich 1 April 1977, effects 9,846; married (reg.Q3 Newcastle/Tyne) 1937 HANNAH C.GUTHRIE

  • DANIEL REMFREY SWINBURNE, born (reg.Q3 Newcastle/Tyne) 1910; died (reg Q3) 1954; married (reg.Q2 Tynemouth) 1939 MAY BELL

  • DAVID S. SWINBURNE, born (reg. Newcastle/Tyne); married LILY BARNSLEY

  • MARY A.W. SWINBURNE, born (reg. Newcastle/Tyne)

  • THOMAS WILLIAM SWINBURNE, born (reg. Tynemouth)


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  • Sources: Ian Gibbons, grandson of Edward McKinnon Swinburn; Census returns; GRO indexes; Probate Calendars

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