Herbert Spenser Swithinbank

19 December 1853–
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert Spenser

When Herbert Spenser Swithinbank was born on 19 December 1853, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Edwin Swithinbank F.I.C.A, F.R.S.N.A, LL.D, was 26 and his mother, Constantia Anne Briggs, was 25. He married Amy Winthrop on 27 September 1883, in Charlton and Kidbrooke, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Camberwell, Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Spenser Swithinbank
1853–
Amy Winthrop
1860–
Marriage: 27 September 1883
Bernard Winthrop Swithinbank C.B.E.
1884–
Cuthbert Winthrop Swithinbank
1886–
Hilda Spenser Swithinbank
1889–
Dorothy Swithinbank
1892–1892
Mildred Swithinbank
1897–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 September 1883
Charlton and Kidbrooke, Kent, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Bernard Winthrop Swithinbank C.B.E.

    Male1884–Male

    Cuthbert Winthrop Swithinbank

    Male1886–Male

    Hilda Spenser Swithinbank

    Female1889–Female

    Dorothy Swithinbank

    Female1892–1892Female

    Mildred Swithinbank

    Female1897–Female

Parents and Siblings

    George Edwin Swithinbank F.I.C.A, F.R.S.N.A, LL.D

    Male1827–1899Male

    Constantia Anne Briggs

    Female1828–1890Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1853–Male

    Harold Swithinbank

    Male1858–Male

    Ethel Schaeffer Swithinbank

    Female1861–Female

    Constance Anne Swithinbank

    Female1862–Female

    Gertrude Enid Swithinbank

    Female1863–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 1

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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 10

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1884

Age 31

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert S Swithinbank, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Herbert S Swithinbank, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Herbert Spenser Swithinbank in entry for Philip Christopher Fogarty and Hilda Spenser Swithinbank, "India Marriages, 1792-1948 "

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