Thomas Swannell

Male5 December 1836–1880

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
Ann Whittington
Marriage: 29 August 1859
Frederick Swannell
Walter Swannell
Clara Swannell
Hannah Swannell
Rosina Swannell
Thomas Swannell
John Swannell
Albert Swannell

Sources (16)

  • Thomas Swanell in household of John Swanell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thomas Swannell, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Swannell in entry for Walter Swannell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 August 1859Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (3)


    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

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