Thomas Swannell

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Swannell was born on 5 December 1836, in Wootton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Swannell, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Biggs, was 30. He married Ann Whittington on 29 August 1859, in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Camberwell, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in 1880, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Swannell
1836–1880
Ann Whittington
1840–
Marriage: 29 August 1859
Frederick Swannell
1861–
Walter Swannell
1864–1939
Clara Swannell
1866–
Hannah Swannell
1869–
Rosina Swannell
1872–
Thomas Swannell
1875–1951
John Swannell
1877–1957
Albert Swannell
1879–

Sources (16)

  • Thomas Swanell in household of John Swanell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Swannell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Swannel, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

World Events (3)

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: relationship name from the Middle English female personal name Swan(h)ild(a) (Old Scandinavian Svanhildr).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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