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
Emily Swift
Marriage: 27 February 1897
William John Blinch
Dora Constance Emily Blinch
George Henry Blinch
Arthur Thomas Blinch
Frank Reginald Blinch
Benjamin Gordon Blinch

Spouse and Children

27 February 1897
Croydon, Surrey, England


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Swift


    Hillaria Carr




+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.

Age 8

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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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