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Swindle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Swindle family


The surname Swindle was first found in East Cheshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor near Cheadle. "This was in the parish of Cheadle, in which immediate district all our Swindells have sprung." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
"The name of Swindells in this county has mostly been confined to Stockport parish, and especially to the townships of Marple and Disley, from the reign of Henry VIII. to the present day" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
One source claims the family was "a branch of the family of Howford [which] held a small estate here (Bosden) in the 14th century, called 'Swyndelves'" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
"The name of Swindell is characteristic of Derbyshire, and both varieties occur in the intermediate county of Stafford." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
"Swindale is a chapelry in the hundred of Shap, co. Westmorland." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Early History of the Swindle family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Swindle research.
Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1468, 1561, 1608 and 1651 are included under the topic Early Swindle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Swindle Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Swindell, Swindale, Swindle, Swyndel, Swindlehurst, Swingelhurst, Shinglehurst, Singlehurst, Swinglehurst, Swindlehirst and many more.

Early Notables of the Swindle family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Swindle family to Ireland


Some of the Swindle family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Swindle family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Swindle Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jane Swindle, aged 23, who arrived in New England in 1699 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Swindle Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • James Swindle, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • John Swindle, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Margaret Swindle, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mary Swindle, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

Contemporary Notables of the name Swindle (post 1700)


  • Gerald Swindle (b. 1969), American professional bass angler from Hayden, Alabama
  • Clinton Howard Swindle (1945-2004), American investigative journalist and editor for The Dallas Morning News
  • Christina Swindle (b. 1984), American gold and silver medalist freestyle swimmer at the 2003 Pan American Games
  • Orson Swindle (b. 1937), American decorated Vietnam War prisoner of war, Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission of the United States
  • Robert Joseph "R. J." Swindle (b. 1983), Canadian Major League Baseball pitcher from Vancouver, British Columbia

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Citations


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.
  3. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  4. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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