Swinburn of Prestbury, Cheshire, England
JOSEPH SWINBURN, married MARGARET

Parents of:


  • ELIZABETH SWINBURN, born 16 July 1794; married 16 June 1813 WILLIAM READ

  • THOMAS SWINBURN, born 1 March 1797; baptised 9 June 1797 Prestbury; married 20 December 1831 MARY SHIRLEY

  • ADAM SWINBURN, born 30 August 1799 Butley, Cheshire, baptised 29 September 1799 Prestbury, transported to Australia 1834 where he remarried and had a family whilst still married to a wife in England, a document reads: 'Adam Swinburn, also known as Swanborough, aged 35, reads and writes, protestant. married with one child, of Cheshire. Silkweaver and wafter. Tried Antrim 13th March, 1834 and sentenced to 7 years for street robbery. 5'5", fair/ruddy complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, red whiskers, scar on right cheek, breast and arms hairy, tattoos. Ticket of leave 39/601 issued 8th April, 1839 allowing him to remain in the district of Illawarra', died 24 February 1855 Australia, married 1stly 7 October 1822 ESTHER FORD (issue - see below), he married 2ndly 22 May 1848 ELLEN LAMBERT (issue - see below)

  • HENRY SWINBURN, born 7 November 1801

  • MARY SWINBURN, born 10 April 1804, married 1 December 1822 THOMAS GASKIN

  • GEORGE SWINBURN, born 9 April 1806, married MARY ANN

  • CHARLES SWINBURN, born about 1808, died (reg. Q3 Macclesfield) 1862, married ANN CHILDS, born about 1808, died (reg. Q1) 1862 (issue - see below)

    Adam and his 1st wife, Esther (Ford), were parents of:


  • ELIZABETH SWINBURN, married 16 April 1843 Prestbury EDMUND REDFERN, they had a daughter ESTHER REDFERN who married her cousin WILLIAM BARTON SWINBOURNE (see below)

  • ROBERT SWINBOURNE, born about 1825; died 7 July 1865 Macclesfield aged 36; married 28 September 1857 Prestbury SARAH BARTON, (daughter of ADAM BARTON); born about 1829; died 23 March 1877 Macclesfield age 48 (issue - see below)

    Adam and his 2nd wife, Ellen (Lambert), were parents of:


  • AMELIA GRACE SWINBURN, born 4 May 1849, married 1871 Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia JAMES ALEXANDER NEWMAN-OLDHAM

  • ROBERT GEORGE SWINBURN, born about 1851, married 27 July 1874 Hill End, New South Wales CATHERINE THERESA McAPPION, (issue - see below)


    Charles and Ann (Childs) were parents of:

  • CHARLES SWINBURN

  • ADAM SWINBURN, born about 1834; married 1 October 1855 Prestbury SARAH BELL (daughter of CHARLES BELL), born about 1833; died 26 May 1865, Macclesfield, aged 32 (issue - see below)


    Robert and Sarah (Barton) were parents of:

  • WILLIAM BARTON SWINBOURNE, born 17 November 1857 Macclesfield; died 27 January 1901 Macclesfield aged 43; married 15 February 1880 Macclesfield his cousin ESTHER REDFERN, born 25 February 1851 Macclesfield; (she married 1stly 1 January 1873 THOMAS BROWN, they had two children); died 13 September 1922 Macclesfield aged 71; they are on the 1881 census at 1 Pierce Street, Macclesfield, William a Provision Dealer aged 24, with two Brown children and Sarah Alice (issue - see below)

  • SARAH JANE SWINBOURNE, born 21 September 1861 (reg. Macclesfield) Hurdsfield, Cheshire, on 1881 census, a Silk Spreader, aged 19, living with aunt JANE BARTON, Silk Winder, at 32 Waterloo Street, Hurdsfield, died (reg. Q3) 1918

  • MARGARET ANN SWINBOURNE, born 10 March 1864 Hurdsfield, Cheshire; on 1881 census, a Cotton Weaver, aged 17, living with aunt and sister; died 30 March 1920; she may have married 20 August 1883 Prestbury JOHN LATHAM


    Robert George and Catherine Theresa (McAppion) were parents of:

  • ROBERT NELSON SWINBURN, born 25 February 1875 Tambaroora, New South Wales, Australia, died 4 July 1952, married 28 August 1901 Sydney ALICE DUNN, (issue - see below)

  • NELSON HOWE SWINBURN, born 1878 Bathurst, New South Wales, married 1900 Yass, New South Wales MARY DUNN, (issue - see below)

  • ELLEN AMELIA SWINBURN, born 1880 Bathurst, New South Wales, died 1881 Yass, New South Wales, Australia


    Adam and Sarah (Bell) were parents of:

    Flint Street, Macclesfiled

  • THOMAS SWINBURN, born 7 February 1858 Flint Street, Macclesfield (see picture), probably died (reg. Q4 Macclesfield) 1858

  • JOHN THOMAS SWINBURN, born 27 December 1859 Flint Street, Macclesfiled; died (reg. Q2) 1931

  • MARTHA ANN SWINBOURNE, born 9 March 1865 (reg. Macclesfield); died 17 July Macclesfield aged 3 months, daughter of Sarah Swinbourne, deceased


    William Barton and Esther (Redfern) were parents of:

  • SARAH ALICE SWINBOURNE, born 12 September 1880 Macclesfield; on 1881 census with parents, aged 7 months; died 10 September 1894 Macclesfield aged 13

  • ANNIE SWINBOURNE, born 17 October 1881 (reg. Macclesfield); died 19 August 1960; married 14 May 1913 Hurdsfield, HERBERT FLANAGAN

  • ARTHUR SWINBOURNE, born 10 June 1883 (reg. Macclesfield), died 4 June 1948 Macclesfield aged 64, married (reg. Q2 Stockport) 1913 JANE WARBURTON, born about 1885, died (reg. Q1) 1951, they had a daughter RUTH SWINBOURNE

  • HARRY SWINBOURNE, born 17 February 1885 Macclesfield; died 13 January 1890 Macclesfield aged 4

  • EDITH SWINBOURNE, born 28 March 1886 Macclesfield; died 24 July 1886 Macclesfield aged 4 months

  • FRANK SWINBOURNE, born 5 January 1889, died 14 April 1974, married 12 November 1911 Prestbury Parish Church ELLEN ROWBOTHAM, they had a daughter DOROTHY SWINBOURNE

  • FREDERICK SWINBOURNE, twin, born 16 April 1890 Macclesfield; died 23 April 1890 Macclesfield, aged 1 week

  • HAROLD SWINBOURNE, twin, born 16 April 1890 Macclesfield; died 24 May 1891 Macclesfield, aged 13 months

  • SAMUEL SWINBOURNE, born 17 February 1892 Macclesfield; died 1 March 1892 Macclesfield, aged 13 days

  • ETHEL SWINBOURNE, born 19 February 1893 Macclesfield; died 23 March 1893 Macclesfield, aged 5 weeks


    Robert Nelson and Alice (Dunn) were parents of:

  • DULCIE SWINBURN, born 20 March 1902 Glebe, New South Wales, Australia, died 9 July 1985

  • ROBERT SWINBURN, born 4 September 1906 Glebe, New South Wales, died 30 July 1985, married 28 July 1934 Sydney, New South Wales EDELINE LOUISA BLANCHE ARGLES, (issue - see below)


    Nelson Howe and Mary (Dunn) were parents of:

  • NELLIE SWINBURN, born about 1900 Yass, New South Wales

  • DORIS SWINBURN, born about 1903 Yass

  • ELLA SWINBURN, born about 1905 Yass

  • MARY SWINBURN, born about 1908 Yass

  • NELSON SWINBURN, born about 1911 Yass


    Robert and Edeline Louisa Blanche (Argles) were parents of:

  • DOUGLAS ROBERT SWINBURN, married MARGARET LYNNA McCUMSTIE, they had two daughters

  • MALCOLM JOHN SWINBURN, married MERYL EVANS, they had three children

  • EDELINE ALICE SWINBURN


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