SWANWICK, Derbyshire

Census

Census
Year
Piece No.
1891 R.G. 12 / 2749
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Church History

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

"SWANWICK is a hamlet, in the parish of Alfreton, about a mile and a half S.W. from that town. There are places of worship for baptists and Wesleyan methodists, and a free-school, erected and endowed in 1740 by Mrs. Elizabeth Turner. Population returned with the parish."

[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]

The name is pronounced "Swon-nick." The parish covers 965 acres.

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Directories

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Gazetteers

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History

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Military History

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Military Records

There are two Commonwealth War Graves for World War I and two for World War II in St. Andrew's churchyard:

  1. F. CHALLONER, priv., 4th Btn. Durham Light Inf., age 39, died 16 June 1918. Son of Matthew Ward and Mary CHALLONER.
  2. Albert WAGER, priv., 2nd Btn. Grenadier Guards, age 35, 24 Sept. 1916. Husband of Martha Elizabeth WAGER of Swanwick.
  3. Frederick TAYLOR, srgt., Pioneer Corps, age 45, died 25 Oct. 1942. Husband of Ethel TAYLOR of Somercoates.
  4. James WEBSTER, priv., 10th Btn. Sherwood Foresters, died 26 Sept. 1940.
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Politics and Government

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

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