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Swindlehurst Early Origins



The surname Swindlehurst 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.

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Swindlehurst Spelling Variations


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Swindlehurst Spelling Variations



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

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Swindlehurst Early History


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Swindlehurst Early History



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

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Swindlehurst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Swindlehurst Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Swindlehurst Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Swindlehurst In Ireland


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Swindlehurst In Ireland



Some of the Swindlehurst family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers who were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Swindlehurst (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Swindlehurst (post 1700)



  • Lee Swindlehurst (b. 1960), American electrical engineer, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, awarded the 2006 IEEE Signal Processing Society’s Best Paper Award, 2010 IEEE Signal Processing Society’s Best Paper Award and the 2006 IEEE Communications Society Stephen O. Rice Prize
  • David "Dave" Swindlehurst (b. 1956), English former footballer who played for the England National Team in 1976
  • Thomas Swindlehurst (1874-1959), British silver medalist tug of war competitor at the 1908 Summer Olympics
  • Owen Francis Swindlehurst (1928-1995), British clergyman, Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle

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Swindlehurst Historic Events


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Swindlehurst Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Miss Sarah Ann Agnes Swindlehurst (1875-1914), Canadian Second Class Passenger from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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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.

Other References

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  5. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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The Swindlehurst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Swindlehurst Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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