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GREAT HARWOOD

SWAIN Family in Gt Harwood

(Swains in Library Display)

First Generation

1. Robert(1) Swain, son of Edward Swain, was born in Burnley Lancs 1721. Robert died 1797 in Great Harwood Lancs, at 76 years of age. His body was interred 14 Oct 1797 in Great Harwood Lancs.

He married Margaret Hindle in Great Harwood Lancs, 2 Feb 1746. Margaret was born in Church Kirk 07 Jan 1722. Margaret was the daughter of James Hindle. Margaret died bef 15 Mar 1806 in Great Harwood Lancs, at approximately 84 years of age. Her body was interred 15 Mar 1806 in Great Harwood Lancs.

He made a will in Great Harwood Lancs, 1796.

Robert Swain and Margaret Hindle had the following children:

  2 i. Alice(2) Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1746. She was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 3 Jan 1747. Religion: C of E.
+ 3 ii. Mary Swain was born 1751.
+ 4 iii. Robert Swain was born 1753.
  5 iv. Thomas Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1756. Thomas died 1756 in Great Harwood Lancs, at less than one year of age. His body was interred 26 Dec 1756 in Great Harwood Lancs. He was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 14 Nov 1756. Religion: C of E.
  6 v. John Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1758. John died 1778 in Great Harwood Lancs, at 20 years of age. His body was interred 20 Jun 1778 in Great Harwood Lancs. He was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 14 May 1758. Religion: C of E.
  7 vi. Thomas Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1759. Thomas died 1795 in Great Harwood Lancs, at 36 years of age. His body was interred 24 Aug 1795 in Great Harwood Lancs. He married Peggy Calvert in Great Harwood Lancs, 08 Mar 1791. She married John Hodgson in Great Harwood Lancs, 06 Sep 1797.
He was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 15 Nov 1759. Religion: C of E.
  8 vii. Margaret Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1765. She married John Ainsworth Blackburn Lancs, 09 Nov 1789.
She was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 29 Sept 1765. Religion: C of E.

Second Generation

3. Mary(2) Swain(Robert(1) was born in Great Harwood 1751. Mary died Mar 1803 in Blackburn, at 52 years of age.
She married William Mercerin Great Harwood, 15 Oct 1769. William was born 1750.
She was baptized in Great Harwood, 3 Mar 1751. Religion: C of E.

Mary Swain and William Mercer had the following children:

  9 i. Alice(3) Mercer was born in Great Harwood 1770.
  10 ii. Robert Mercer was born in Windy bank Moss 1772.
  11 iii. William Mercer was born in Great Harwood 1774.
  12 iv. Thomas Mercer was born in Great Harwood 1777.
  13 v. Margaret Mercer was born in Great Harwood 1780.
  14 vi. Ann Mercer was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1782.
  15 vii. Mary Mercer was born in Great Harwood 1785.

4. Robert(2) Swain (Robert(1)) was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1753. Robert died 09 Apr 1839 in Accrington, at 85 years of age.
He married Elizabeth Fieldenin Great Harwood Lancs, 3 Dec 1775. Elizabeth was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1748. Elizabeth died 1817 in Great Harwood Lancs, at 69 years of age.
He was christened in Great Harwood Lancs, 5 Sep 1753.

Robert Swain and Elizabeth Fielden had the following children:

  16 i. Robert(3) Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs bef Jun 1776. Robert died bef 27 May 1796 in Great Harwood Lancs, at approximately 19 years of age. His body was interred 27 May 1796 in Great Harwood Lancs. He was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 2 Jun 1776. Religion: C of E.
  17 ii. Ann Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs bef Mar 1778. Ann died 1795 in Great Harwood Lancs, at 17 years of age. Her body was interred 28 Jun 1795 in Great Harwood Lancs. She was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 19 Mar 1778. Religion: C of E.
+ 18 iii. John Swain was born 1780.
  19 iv. Isabel Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1781. Isabel died 1795 in Great Harwood Lancs, at 14 years of age. Her body was interred 3 Jul 1795 in Great Harwood Lancs. She was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 5 Jan 1782. Religion: C of E.
  20 v. Alice Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1784. She was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 23 May 1784. Religion: C of E.
  21 vi. Peggy Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1785. Peggy died 1795 in Great Harwood Lancs, at 10 years of age. Her body was interred 3 Jul 1795 in Great Harwood Lancs. She was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 25 Sep 1785. Religion: C of E.
  22 vii. Ellen Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1787. She was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 28 Aug 1787. Religion: C of E.
+ 23 viii. James Swain was born 13 Jul 1790.
  24 ix. David Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1795. He married Mary Hinchcliffe in Great Harwood Lancs, 27 Oct 1816. He was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 11 Sep 1795. Religion: C of E.
  25 x. Ann Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1798. She married Thomas Bradshaw in Great Harwood Lancs, 18 Jul 1819. She was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 17 Feb 1798. Religion: C of E.

Third Generation

18. John(3) Swain (Robert(2), Robert(1)) was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1780. John died 1818 in Great Harwood Lancs, at 38 years of age.
He married Mary Bradleyin Church Kirk, 11 Nov 1804.

John Swain and Mary Bradley had the following children:

  26 i. Robert(4)Swain was born in Clayton-le-Moors 15 Nov 1805.
  27 ii. Wiliam Swain was born in Read Hall 15 Aug 1807. He was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 06 Sep 1807. Religion: C of E.
  28 iii. Ann Swain was born in Read 18 Jul 1809. She was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 13 Aug 1809. Religion: C of E.
  29 iv. Elizabeth Swain was born in Clayton le Moors 15 Feb 1811. She was baptized in Great Harwood Lancs, 10 Mar 1811. Religion: C of E.

23. James(3) Swain(Robert(2), Robert(1)) was born in Great Harwood Lancs 13 Jul 1790. James died 19 Apr 1847 in Great Harwood Lancs, at 56 years of age.
He married Margaret Birtwistlein Great Mitton Yorks, 20 Sep 1819. Margaret was born in Great Mitton Yorks 1797. Margaret was the daughter of William Birtwistle and Isabella Mercer. Margaret died 9 May 1879 in Accrington, at 82 years of age. (James and Margaret feature in a library display)
He was christened in Great Harwood Lancs, 22 Aug 1790.

James Swain and Margaret Birtwistle had the following children:

+ 30 i. Robert(4)Swain was born 25 Sep 1820.
+ 31 ii. Elisha Swain was born 24 May 1822.
  32 iii. Elizabeth Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 3 Jan 1825. She married Charles Doran in Accrington, Jun 1850. Charles was born in Swanland Yorks 1824. She was baptized Blackburn Lancs, 25 Jan 1825. Religion: Wesleyan.
+ 33 iv. James Swain was born 1827.
+ 34 v. David Swain was born 11 Jun 1829.
  35 vi. William Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1832. William died 05 Aug1850 in Great Harwood Lancs, at 18 years of age.
  36 vii. Jesse Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 3 Jun 1835. Jesse died 1870 at 35 years of age. He was baptized Blackburn Lancs, 2 Feb 1836. Religion: Wesleyan.

Fourth Generation

30. Robert(4) Swain(James(3), Robert(2), Robert(1)) was born in Great Harwood Lancs 25 Sep 1820.
He married Nanny Hindlein Accrington, 15 Jun1843. Nanny was born in Accrington 1822. Nanny was the daughter of John Hindle.
He was baptized Blackburn Lancs, 7 Nov 1820. Religion: Wesleyan.

Robert Swain and Nanny Hindle had the following children:

  37 i. Margaret Ann(5) Swain was born in Accrington Lancs Jun 1844.
  38 ii. Elizabeth Swain was born in Accrington Lancs 16 Aug 1845.

31. Elisha(4) Swain(James(3), Robert(2), Robert(1)) was born in Great Harwood Lancs 24 May 1822. Elisha died Mar 1900 in Accrington, at 77 years of age.
He married Caroline SW Blackburn Lancs, Oct 1847. Caroline was born 1821. Caroline died 1876 at 55 years of age.
He was baptized in Blackburn Lancs, 18 Jun 1822. Religion: Wesleyan.

Elisha Swain and Caroline SW had the following children:

  39 i. James(5) Swain was born in Clayton le Moors 1848.
  40 ii. Seth Swain was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1849.
+ 41 iii. Arthur Swain was born 1851.

33. James(4) Swain(James(3), Robert(2), Robert(1)) was born in Great Harwood Lancs 1827.
He married Mary Ann EntwistleCA 1858. Mary was born 1832. Mary died Bef 1881.

James Swain and Mary Ann Entwistle had the following children:

  42 i. Thomas Entwistle(5) Swain was born 1859.
  43 ii. Mary Alice Swain was born 1860.

34. David(4) Swain (James(3), Robert(2), Robert(1)) was born in Great Harwood Lancs 11 Jun 1829. David died 7 Nov 1861 Oswaldtwistle, at 32 years of age.
He married Mary Procter in Great Harwood Lancs, 14 Nov 1850. Mary was born Blackburn Lancs 1825. Mary was the daughter of John Procter and Alice Boardman. Mary died 17 May 1873 in Darwen, at 47 years of age.
He was baptized Blackburn Lancs, 29 Jul 1829. Religion: Wesleyan. He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census in Great Harwood.

David Swain and Mary Procter had the following children:

  44 i. Alice(5) Swain was born in Gt Harwood 29 Aug 1851.
+ 45 ii. James Swain was born 31 May 1854.
  46 iii. William Proctor Swain was born Oswaldtwistle 03 Feb 1857.
+ 47 iv. John Swain was born 1859.

 

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