Thomas Swannell

5 December 1836–1880 (Age 43)
Wootton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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–
Clara Swannell
1866–
Hannah Swannell
1869–
Rosina Swannell
1872–
Thomas Swannell
1875–1951
John Swannell
1877–1957
Albert Swannell
1879–

Spouse and Children

    Male1836–1880Male

    Ann Whittington

    Female1840–Female

MARRIAGE
29 August 1859
Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    Frederick Swannell

    Male1861–Male

    Walter Swannell

    Male1864–Male

    Clara Swannell

    Female1866–Female

    Hannah Swannell

    Female1869–Female

    Rosina Swannell

    Female1872–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Swannell

    Male1803–1882Male

    Sarah Biggs

    Female1806–Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1843

Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 18

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

Age 44

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Swanell in household of John Swanell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Swannell, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Swannell, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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