Family History Notebook

Mary Jane Gregg

Daughter of Thomas Gregg and Jane Nicholson, born on the 23rd of January 1854 in Coniston, Cumberland

Married Joseph Swindale  on the 12th of November 1874 in Bootle Registry Office


William, born on the 7th of September 1875 at Haverigg 1
Joseph Thomas, born on the 20th of January 1877 at Haverigg 1
Clara Jane, born on the 15th of November 1878 at Haverigg 1
John Stephen, born on the 29th of July 1880 at 5 Main Street, Haverigg, Cumberland
Mary Jane, born in March 1882 (died in infancy)
Millicent Mary, born on the 10th of April 1883 at Haverigg 1

Died on the 4th of June 1903 in Millom, Cumberland

WikiTreeID Gregg-3900


1    Information initially from Joan Shrewsbury

2    The photograph above is almost certainly at the rear of 5 Crown street and therefore taken sometime between 1892 and 1903. The picture of her mother, Jane Nicholson, is taken at the same location


a)    1861 UK census    Mary J Grigg (7) is living with her parents in Catbank, Coniston.
        1871 UK census   Mary Jane (17) has moved with her family to Haverigg near Millom. She is a dressmaker.
        1881 UK census    Mary is now married to Joseph Swindale living in Main Street, Haverigg, with four children
        1891 UK census    Mary and Joseph now with five children, is living at 5, Main Street, Haverigg, Millom next to her mother Jane Gregg .
        1901 UK census   The family have now moved to 4 Crown Street Millom with 3 children at home.

b)    The birth of Mary Jane Grigg, mother's maiden name Nicholson, was registered in the first quarter of 1854 in the Ulverstone district (GRO 8e 578)

        The marriage of Mary Jane Gregg and Joseph Swindale was registered in the fourth quarter of 1874 in the Bootle district (FreeBMD 10b 1120)

        The death of Mary Jane Swindale aged 49 was registered in the second quarter of 1903 in the Bootle district (FreeBMD 10b 414)