Biography

Matthew Swarbrick was born in 1785 in the Garstang area, to Robert Swarbrick and Margaret Williamson.

On 31 March 1811, Mathew married Dorothy Chippindale at St. Helen’s Anglican church in Garstang. The couple settled in Cabus where Matthew was a farmer. Over the next seven years, they had six children, all baptized at St. Helen’s.


Details and Facts

Residence Matthew & Dorothy Swarbrick family home

18 Jul 1813
Cabus, Lancashire

Per Margaret Swarbrick’s Baptism Register.

Occupation Farmer

18 Jul 1813
Cabus, Lancashire

Per Margaret Swarbrick’s Baptism Register.

Residence

30 Oct 1814
Cabus, Lancashire

Per John Swarbrick’s Baptism Record.

Occupation Farmer

30 Oct 1814
Cabus, Lancashire

Per John Swarbrick’s Baptism Record.

Residence Matthew & Dorothy Swarbrick family home

31 Dec 1815
Cabus, Lancashire

Per Robert Swarbrick’s Baptism Record.

Occupation Farmer

31 Dec 1815
Cabus, Lancashire

Per Robert Swarbrick’s Baptism Record.

Residence Matthew & Dorothy Swarbrick family home

9 Mar 1817
Cabus, Lancashire

Per Ellen Swarbrick’s Baptism Record.

Occupation Farmer

9 Mar 1817
Cabus, Lancashire

Per Ellen Swarbrick’s Baptism Record.

Residence Matthew & Dorothy Swarbrick family home

18 Oct 1818
Cabus, Lancashire

Per Elizabeth Swarbrick’s Baptism Record.

Occupation Farmer

18 Oct 1818
Cabus, Lancashire

Per Elizabeth Swarbrick’s Baptism Record.

Occupation Labourer

30 Jun 1819
Cabus, Lancashire

Burial

30 Jun 1819
St. Helen, Churchtown


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