Emily Swift

1876–1953 (Age 77)
Hoober, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emily

When Emily Swift was born in 1876, in Hoober, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Swift, was 29 and her mother, Hillaria Carr, was 24. She married William John Blinch on 27 February 1897, in Croydon, Surrey, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Brampton Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom for about 38 years. She died in 1953, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

William John Blinch
1873–1951
Emily Swift
1876–1953
Marriage: 27 February 1897
William John Blinch
1897–1898
Dora Constance Emily Blinch
1899–1990
George Henry Blinch
1903–1959
Arthur Thomas Blinch
1905–1905
Frank Reginald Blinch
1906–1956
Benjamin Gordon Blinch
1914–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1897
Croydon, Surrey, England
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Swift

    Male1847–1934Male

    Hillaria Carr

    Female1852–1927Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 4

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 8

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 32

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a rapid runner, from Middle English swift ‘fleet’.2 Irish: Anglicization (part translation) of Gaelic Ó Fuada ( see Foody ).3 Americanized form of some likesounding Jewish name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Emily Swift in household of Benjamin Swift, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Emily Blinch in household of William J Blinch, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Emily Blinch in household of William John Blinch, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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