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Mr. George Anning Swain I— 




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Father:  John Swain III

Mother:  Jane Hooke

Born:       15 Nov 1826

at: Bradpole, Dorset, England

Bapt:       14 Jan 1827[1]

at: Bridport, Dorset, England

Died:     Mar Q. 1895

Profession: Merchant's Clerk

George Anning Swain I has 5 children listed here:   • Eliza Beatrice Swain  • Emma Martha Swain  • George Alfred Swain II  • Walter Rees Swain  • William Henry Swain 

Married Eliza King at: Clerkenwell, England on 12 Sep 1854
Married Catherine Scott at: Edmonton, England on Sep Q. 1892



George Anning Swain, b.Nov 15. 1826,bapt. Jan 14 1827. Bridport area, but Wesleyan records kept in Axminster. George was one of 10.

The 1891 census has produced some additional information. George Anning Swain , 64, widower, was living in Adolphus Road, Hornsey, with his son William Henry, 27, and two daughters, Eliza Beatrice,28, and Emma Martha, 25. By 1901, George Anning Jnr, 41, a Civil Servant, had married.Jane, née Coles,33, born April 19, 1867, Dinapore, West Bengal, dau. of Henry.and Martha Coles. They were living in Walton on Thames. William was living in Ealing, 37, b.Islington, Civil Servant, with his wife,Marion Lily, 28, b.Durham, Mar 1873.: they married, June 1900, in Brentford.

A nearby neighbour in Hornsey, in 1891, was a Catherine Scott, 54, ten years younger than George Anning Swain. In Sep Q, 1892, they were married in Edmonton,. Their marriage did not last long, as George died in Mar Q.1895, after which his widow retired to Seend, Wilts, near to her place of birth, where she appears, as Catherine Swain in 1901, living on her own means. She was found in 1881, a dressmaker, in lodgings, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I have failed to find his marriage on BMD, but his death is there.

George Anning; now no longer I, was born,Nov 15, 1826 in Bradpole, Dorset (1871 census), while he was baptised Jan 14, 1827, registered in the Axminster, Devon, Wesleyan Records.

  1. Registered Axminster, Devon, Wesleyan Records

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