Birth: 27 June 1809

Place or Registered Place of Birth: Gomersal, Yorkshire

Baptism: 14 October 1809

Place of Baptism: North Gate End Presbyterian, Halifax, Yorkshire

Death: 13 November 1880 - Aged 71

Place or Registered Place of Death: Ilkley Wells House, Ilkley, Wharfdale, Yorkshire

Father: Joseph Swaine

Mother: Mary Anne Watson

Spouse(s): Mary Paget

Date of Marriage: 10 April 1845

Place or Registered Place of Marriage: Ruddington, Nottinghamshire

Children:

Robert Swaine (1846-1849)
Mary Eliza Swaine (1847-)
Henry Paget Swaine (1850-1899)
John Rowland Swaine (1852-)
Helen Swaine (1855-)
Frances Gertrude Swaine (1856-)
Edith Caroline Swaine (1858-)
Lucy Beatrice Swaine (1861-)
Annie Hilda Swaine (1862-)
Alice Muriel Swaine (1864-)

Notes:

William Edward Swaine, Deceased.
Pursuant to the Act of Parliament 22nd and 23rd Vict., cap. 35, intituled "An Act to-further amend the Law of Property, and to relieve Trustees."

The London Gazette, December 28, 1880
Notice is hereby given, that all persons having any claims or demands against or affecting the estate of William Edward Swaine, late of Braboeuf Manor, Guildford, in the county of Surrey (who died on the 13th day of November, 1880, at Ilkley Wells House, Ilkley, in the county of York, and whose will, with one codicil thereto, was proved on the 7th day of December, 1880, in the Principal Registry of the Probate Division of Her Majesty's High Court of Justice, by Henry Paget Swaine, John William Mellor, and John Rowland Swaine, the executors therein named), are required to send in their debts, claims, or demands to the beforementioned Henry Paget Swaine, at Braboeuf Manor, Guildford, on or before the 10th day of February next, at the expiration of which time the said executors will proceed to administer the estate and distribute the assets of the said testator among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims only of which the said executors shall then have had notice; and for the assets, or any part thereof, so administered or distributed the said executors will not be liable to any person of whose debt, claim, or demand, they shall not then have had notice; and all persons indebted to the estate of the said deceased are requested forthwith to pay the amount of their debts respectively to the said executors.-Dated this 23rd day of December, 1880.

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1851 Census:

79, Woodhouse Lodge, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire
William Edward Swaine - Head - Married - 41 - 1810 - Cloth Merchant - Gomersal, Yorkshire
Mary Swaine - Wife - 26 - 1825 - Ruddington, Nottinghamshire
Mary Eliza Swaine - Daughter - 4 - 1847 - Leeds, Yorkshire
Henry Paget Swaine - Son - 7 Months - 1850 - Leeds, Yorkshire
Ann Paget - Sister-in-Law - 18 - 1833 - Ruddington, Nottinghamshire

1861 Census:

Wood House, Shirebrook Hamlet, Pleasley
Lucy Paget - Head - Unmarried - 31 - 1830 - Lady - Ruddington, Nottinghamshire
John Rowland Swaine - Nephew - 8 - 1853 - Scholar - Leeds, Yorkshire
Helen Swaine - Niece - 6 - 1855 - Scholar - Leeds, Yorkshire
Frances Gertrude Swaine - Niece - 4 - 1857 - Scholar - Leeds, Yorkshire

At the time of the 1861 Census Collection all of the children seemed to have been farmed out to family or at boarding school, therefore it must be assumed that William and Mary were overseas at the time.

1871 Census:

Woodhouse Lane (Highfield House), Leeds, Yorkshire
William E. Swaine - Head - 61 - 1810 - Cloth Merchant (empl. 4 clerks, 5 warehousemen) - Gomersal, Yorkshire
Mary Swaine - Wife - 46 - Ruddington, Nottingham
Mary E. Swaine - Daughter - Unmarried - 23 - Leeds, Yorkshire
John Rowland Swaine - Son - Unmarried - 18 - Leeds, Yorkshire
Frances Gertrude Swaine - Daughter - 14 - Leeds, Yorkshire
L. Beatrice Swaine - Daughter - 10 - Leeds, Yorkshire
A. Hilda Swaine - Daughter - 8 - Leeds
Alice M. Swaine - Daughter - 6 - Leeds

William Edward Swaine