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Roger Swetenham (formerly Comberbach)

Male Bef 1758 - 1814  (> 55 years)


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  • Name Roger Swetenham (formerly Comberbach)  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born Bef 20 Nov 1758  Chester, Cheshire, England. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 20 Nov 1758  Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    St. Mary's-on-the-HIl 
    Change of name 5 Jun 1790  [5
    Change of name by Royal Licence 
    Residence 1814  Somerford Booths, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 27 Jan 1814  Somerford Booths, Congleton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Buried 3 Feb 1814  Astbury, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID I55  Swetenham

    Father Roger Comberbach, Sr.,   b. 29 Feb 1719, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1771, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Frances Swetenham,   b. 1732, Somerford Booths, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1767  (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 16 Jan 1748  Astbury, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Archer,   b. Bef 11 Nov 1762, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 17 Jul 1819, Somerford Booths, Congleton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 56 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1782  Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • St. Oswald's
    S Multiple Children
    Children 
     1. Major Edmund Swetenham,   b. 1 Oct 1795, Somerford Booths, Congleton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1863, Dehra Dun, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     2. Clement Swetenham,   b. 7 Feb 1787, Somerford Booths, Congleton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1852, Somerford Booths, Congleton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
     3. William Swetenham,   b. Bef 12 Sep 1787,   d. 1808, On board ship, on way to India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Swetenham,   b. 5 Mar 1804, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1865, Congleton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     5. Roger Cumberbach Swetenham,   b. Bef 14 Oct 1800, Somerford Booths, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Mussoorie, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)  [natural]
     6. James Swetenham,   b. 10 Aug 1802, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1841, Mussoorie, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
     7. Maria Swetenham,   b. Bef 6 May 1799, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1838, Cawnpore (Kanpur), West Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)  [natural]
     8. Frances Swetenham,   b. Bef 8 Feb 1792, Congleton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1864, Congleton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 72 years)  [natural]
     9. Charlotte Swetenham,   b. Bef 14 Feb 1798, Somerford Booths, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1825, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)  [natural]
     10. Harriett Swetenham,   b. Bef 8 Nov 1794, Astbury, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1817, Calcutta, West Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)  [natural]
     11. Caroline Swetenham,   b. Bef 2 Jan 1789, Astbury, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1841, Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)  [natural]
     12. Helen Swetenham,   b. Bef 4 Mar 1791, Somerford Booths, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1821, Cheadle Park, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)  [natural]
     13. Henry Swetenham,   b. Bef 13 Jul 1793, Somerford Booths Hall, Somerford, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1859, Piccadilly, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years)  [natural]
     14. Anne Swetenham,   b. Bef 25 Dec 1784, Astbury, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1854, Congleton, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 69 years)  [natural]
     15. Roger Comberbach,   b. Bef 13 Apr 1783, Congleton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     16. Edmund Roger Comberbach,   b. 1782,   d. Bef 17 Jul 1782  (Age < 0 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Name change in London Gazette
    Name change in London Gazette
    Somerford Booths Hall, Cheshire, England
    Somerford Booths Hall, Cheshire, England

  • Sources 
    1. [S223] Cheshire, England, Parish Registers, 1538-1909, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT. USA; Date: 2018;), Church of England. Record Office; Chester, England.

    2. [S166] England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;), The National Archives; Kew, England; Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers; Class: PROB 11; Piece: 1555.
      England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858
      England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858


    3. [S7] East Cheshire, Past and Present or a History of the Hundred of Macclesfield, J. P. Earwaker, (Name: Self-published; Date: 1877 (vol 1) 1881 (vol 2);), Swetenham Family Tree.
      At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.


    4. [S244] Cheshire, England, Select Bishop's Transcripts, 1576-1933, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;).

    5. [S68] London Gazette, Issue 13215 Page 413.
      Whitehall, July 6. The King has been pleased to grant to Roger Cumberback, of Daisy Bank, in the Parish of Astbury in the County of Chester, Esq; and his Issue, His Royal Licence and Authority to take and use the Surname of Swetenham only, in pursuance of the last Will of Edmund Swetenham, late of Somerford Booths in the County of Chester, Esq; deceased; and also to order that this His Majesty's Concession and Declaration be regi┼┐tered in His College of Arms.
      Name change in London Gazette
      Name change in London Gazette


    6. [S128] UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).