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Early Origins of the Swinden family


The surname Swinden was first found in Berwickshire, in Scotland, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, they were descended from Edulf of Swinton, living about 1050 A.D. Other early records revealed Alanus de Svint' witnessed a charter by the first earl of Dunbar and Sir Alan de Swynton witnessed a deed of sale of Adam, son of Thurill c. 1240. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Early History of the Swinden family


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Swinden Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Swinton, Swintone, Swynton, Swyntone and others.

Early Notables of the Swinden family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Sir John Swinton of Swinton; Sir Alexander Swinton of Swinton; and his first son, John Swinton (1621?-1679), a Scottish politician active during the Wars of...
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Migration of the Swinden family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Swinden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Charles Swinden, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ganges" in 1839 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GANGES 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Ganges.gif

Swinden Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Swinden, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Claramont" in 1863

Contemporary Notables of the name Swinden (post 1700)


  • Albert Swinden (1901-1961), English-born, American abstract painter, one of the founders of the American Abstract Artists
  • James Frederick "Jim" Swinden (1905-1971), English professional footballer
  • Dr T Swinden, English first director of research for United Steel, eponym of SwindenHouse, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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Citations


  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) GANGES 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Ganges.gif

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