This page contains small items of information on Swinburns from many sources. Wherever a source is known it is given.
Information sought on a WILLIAM SWINBURNE from the 18th century who was an integral part of the colonial horse history of British North America. He was associated with race horses and was related to two brothers, Robert and Jenison SHAFTO. These three men raced horses together in a partnership known as "the Northumberland Confederacy". Both families had property in Northumberland and were very involved in racing in the county. The Shaftos also had property in Durham and Cambridgeshire. (sent by E.A.Curler 29.12.02)
Jane Ann Swinburne, born c.1833 Marylebone, Middlesex, married c.1850-61 John James Gould, born c.1829 Islington, they are on the 1881 census at 15 Cottenham Road, Islington, Middlesex (sent by G.C.Gould 18.10.2001)
From the County of Durham Burial Index 1813-1837 (Geo. Bell)
This is a 5% sample of the full index available on microfiche from Geo. Bell or the NDFHS.
Swinburn Ann of Hardwick aged 68, 28 April 1826 Monk Hesleden
Swinburn Isabella of Lintz Green TAN. aged 7 w: 8 March 1835 Ryton, Durham
Swinburn Mary of Newbottle aged 24, 16 September 1825 Lamesley, Durham
Swinburne George of Darlington, aged 14, 29 March 1832 Chester-le -Street, Durham
Professor TERENCE REGINALD SWINBURNE, Professor of Horticultural Development, Wye College, London University since 1994. He was born on 17 July 1936 and is the son of REGINALD and GLADYS SWINBURNE. In 1958 he married VALERIE PARKES and they have two sons. He lives in West Malling, Kent, England.
(From: The Gentlemans Magazine Vol.59)
Parish Register Transcript - Wallsend, Northumberland
Marriage on 9 July 1796 of Matthew Birtley and Mary Hunter, both of this Parish by Banns by J. Ireland. Witnesses: SWINBURN HUNTER and William Mordue.
A SWINBURN HUNTER married 28 December 1775 Chester le Street ELIZABETH PEARSON
The IGI also has a number of Swinburn Hunter baptisms
ANTHONY PATRICKSON, a landowner in Cumberland, married FRANCES SWINBURN circa 1500. She was the daughter of SIR THOMAS SWINBURN who was allegedly one of the Privy Council to King Henry VIII
This marriage was apparently written into the wall of How Hall, Ennerdale, Cumbria when it was built in 1566 (from T. Cartmell, Canada 6.9.02)