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Thomas Swales

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Peter

Peter Report 1 Jan 2013 20:38

Hi there, my uncle Thomas Swales, born 1850 in Stokesley, Yorkshire to Francis (1814-1891) and Elizabeth Swales (1814-1853) disappears after the 1851 ... can you help me find out what happened to him?

Thank you,

Peter

patchem

patchem Report 1 Jan 2013 20:41

Have you got Francis Swales in all the censuses without him?
Have you looked for deaths in alternative spellings?
Thank-you

patchem

patchem Report 1 Jan 2013 20:44

?
Deaths Jun 1852
SMALES Thomas Stokesley 9d 278

However, there are quite a few Smales's living in Stokesley, so this is speculation.

Peter

Peter Report 1 Jan 2013 20:55

Thank you Patchem! I never thought to try that name!

Ahhh I shall look into this.

Thanks!

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 1 Jan 2013 20:57

Is this him with a married sister in 1871?

GRAINGE, James Head M 31 1840 Yorkshire
GRAINGE, Christiana Wife F 35 1836 Yorkshire
GRAINGE, Thomas Son M 12 1859 Yorkshire
GRAINGE, Elezabeth Daughter F 10 1861 Yorkshire
GRAINGE, Francis Son M 8 1863 Yorkshire
GRAINGE, William Son M 5 1866 Yorkshire
GRAINGE, James Son M 4 1867 Yorkshire
GRAINGE, Charlotte Daughter F 2 1869 Yorkshire
GRAINGE, John Son M 0 1871 Yorkshire
SWALES, Thomas Brother-In-Law M 22 1849 b Stokesley (no occupation listed)

Piece: 4859 Folio: 90 Page: 14
Registration District: Stokesley
Civil Parish: Stokesley

Address: High Street Milburn Yard, Stokesley County: Yorkshire

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 1 Jan 2013 21:00

Fits with this 1851, I think Preston is Christiana!

SWALIS, Francis Head Married M 38 1813 Pott Setter Aycliff, Durham
SWALIS, Elizabeth Wife Married F 38 1813 Yarm, Yorkshire
SWALIS, Preston Daughter F 15 1836 Ayton, Yorkshire
SWALIS, James Son M 9 1842 Stockton, Durham
SWALIS, Margaret Daughter F 7 1844 So Stockton, Yorkshire
SWALIS, Francis Son M 5 1846 Stockton, Durham
SWALIS, Carh Son M 3 1848 Stokesley, Yorkshire
SWALIS, Thomas Son M 1 1850 Stokesley, Yorkshire

Piece: 2383 Folio: 426 Page: 20
Registration District: Stockton

Address: Trafalgar Street, Thornaby County: Durham

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 1 Jan 2013 21:01

A tree on ancestry has him marrying a Mary Ann Kelly

Catherine

Catherine Report 1 Jan 2013 21:04

I know the year is slightly out, but a possible?

1901 England Census about Thomas Swales
Name: Thomas Swales
Age: 47
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1854
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary A Swales
Gender: Male
Where born: Stokesley, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Coxhoe
Ecclesiastical parish: Coxhoe St Mary
Town: Coxhoe
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation: Labourer at the Colliery (below)

Registration district: Durham
Sub-registration district: St Nicholas
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 146
Piece: 4683
Folio: 52
Page Number: 28
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Swales 47
Mary A Swales 44
James Swales 15
Thomas Swales 8
Ellen Swales 3
Agnes Swales 1

Catherine

Catherine Report 1 Jan 2013 21:07

same family in 1891:-

1891 England Census about Thomas Swailes
Name: Thomas Swailes
Age: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1857
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary A Swailes
Gender: Male
Where born: Stokesley, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Coxhoe
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary
Town: Coxhoe
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation: Road ?

Condition as to marriage:

Registration district: Durham
Sub-registration district: St Nicholas
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4103
Folio: 59
Page Number: 27
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Swailes 34
Mary A Swailes 32 born: United States
Jane Swailes 12 born: Coxhoe, Durham
Elizabeth Swailes 10
Mary A Swailes 8
Margaret Swailes 6
James Swailes 5
Charlotte Swailes 10/12

.............and again in 1881:-

1881 England Census about Thomas Swales
Name: Thomas Swales
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Ann Swales
Gender: Male
Where born: Guisbro, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Coxhoe
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address: Coxhoe Brick Yard
Condition as to marriage: Married

Occupation: Coke Burner
Registration district: Durham
Sub-registration district: St Nicholas
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4960
Folio: 53
Page Number: 35
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Swales 30
Mary Ann Swales 25 born: America
Christiana Swales 6 born: Coxhoe, Durham
Jane Swales 3
Elizth. Swales 1
Rose Melley 80 - Aunt
Philip Melley 57 - Father (Hawker) - widow born Ireland

Peter

Peter Report 1 Jan 2013 21:09

Oh wow! Yes that is his sister! Christiana Grainge! Thank you!

I don't know if I just took the wrong approach with this extended family but they are difficult so you help is great!

What is his occupation in 1901?

Thank you.

Catherine

Catherine Report 1 Jan 2013 21:19

Looks like Mary Ann was actually born Kelly:-

1861 England Census about Mary Ann Kelly
Name: Mary Ann Kelly
Age: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1858
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Philip Kelly
Mother's Name: Jane Kelly
Gender: Female
Where born: United States
Civil parish: Collierly and Pontop
Ecclesiastical parish: Collierly
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address:
Registration district: Durham
Sub-registration district: Tanfield
ED, institution, or vessel: 5
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 207
Piece: 3730
Folio: 63
Page Number: 41
Household Members:
Name Age
Philip Kelly 40 - occupation:- Hawker
Jane Kelly 32 born: Ireland
James Kelly 14
Patrick Kelly 10
Mary Ann Kelly 3
Jane M Lavelin 13

patchem

patchem Report 1 Jan 2013 21:20

Just to point out there are 2 of them:
Births Mar 1850
Swales Thomas Stokesley 24 533
Births Dec 1851
SWALES Thomas Stokesley 24 600

Catherine

Catherine Report 1 Jan 2013 21:23

Marriages Dec 1873 (>99%)
Howard Ann Stockton 10a 280
Kelly Mary Ann Stockton 10a 280
MARTIN John Stockton 10a 280
Swales Thomas Stockton 10a 280

Catherine

Catherine Report 1 Jan 2013 21:24

1911 England Census about Mr Thomas Swales
Name: Mr Thomas Swales
Age in 1911: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Stohesby, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Coxhoe
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address: 2 Thomas Swales Coxhoe Pottery Co Durham
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Labourer (above Ground)
Registration district: Durham
Registration District Number: 551
Sub-registration district: Durham
ED, institution, or vessel: 27
Piece: 29988
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Swales 58
Mary Anne Swales 55 Birth Place: Philadelphia, United St
James Swales 27
Thomas Swales 19
Ellen Swales 14
Agnes Swales 11
Thomas Mulheron 21

Married 37yrs
Children:- 12 (9 living and 3 died)

Peter

Peter Report 1 Jan 2013 21:30

Thank you - and a possible death?!

Surname First name(s) Age District Vol Page
Deaths Sep 1927 (>99%)
Swales Thomas 77 Durham 10a 349 Scan available - click to view

I'll also look into the other birth to eliminate and get the marriage certificate!

Thank you.