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Swanston Surname Ancestry Results

Our indexes 1000-1999 include entries for the spelling 'swanston'. In the period you have requested, we have the following 98 records (displaying 41 to 50): 

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Deaths, Marriages, News and Promotions (1853)
Death notices and obituaries, marriage and birth notices, civil and military promotions, clerical preferments and domestic occurrences, as reported in the Gentleman's Magazine. Mostly from England and Wales, but items from Ireland, Scotland and abroad. July to December 1853

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Deaths, Marriages, News and Promotions
 (1853)
Mathematics students at Cambridge University (1854)
Tripos lists or examination results for the year, arranged by class (Wranglers, Senior Optimes and Junior Optimes), and within each class in order of score in the examination (the names of candidates with equal scores are bracketed together, with the word 'AEq.'). Each student's surname and college is given: this list was printed in 1890, and was annotated with asterisks to show which students had subsequently become fellows of the university; and with footnotes showing those who became headmasters, &c., elsewhere. Winners of Dr Smith's Mathematical Prizes are marked (1) senior, (2) for junior. The Greek letter alpha is affixed to the names of those students who had gained first class results in the Classical Tripos; beta to those entered in the second class; and gamma to those entered in the third class. These lists are particularly useful in identifying for an individual the fellow-students who will have attended lectures with him; and, where from the college, are likely to have been even more closely associated by having been under the same supervisor. (The sample scan is from the start of the Mathematics Tripos list for 1770)

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Mathematics students at Cambridge University
 (1854)
Gentry in London (1856)
The Post Office London Directory for 1856 includes this 'Court Directory', listing alphabetically by surname and christian name the upper class residents of the capital with their postal addresses. 'In order to afford space for the addresses, the abbreviation "esq." for esquire has no longer been appended to each name in the Court Directory. It should be understood that such should be added to the name of every gentleman in the following pages to which no inconsistent addition is affixed.' Decorations, honours &c. are generally given. Some gentlemen appear who are also listed (as professional men, &c.) in the commercial section. Those with second residences in the provinces usually have the country address given as well.

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Gentry in London
 (1856)
Traders and professionals in London (1856)
The Post Office London Directory for 1856 includes this 'Commercial and Professional Directory', recording over 100,000 individuals.

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Traders and professionals in London
 (1856)
National ArchivesLondon Policemen (1843-1857)
The Metropolitan Police Register of Joiners (MEPO 4/334) lists policemen joining the force 1 January 1843 to 1 April 1857 (warrant numbers 19893 to 35804). The register is alphabetical, in so far as the recruits are listed chronologically grouped under first letter of surname. It gives Date of Appointment, Name, Number of Warrant, Cause of Removal from Force (resigned, dismissed, promoted or died), and Date of Removal. Although the register was closed for new entrants at the end of 1842, the details of removals were always recorded, some being twenty or more years later. Those recruits not formerly in the police, the army, or some government department, were required to provide (normally) at least two letters of recommendation from persons of standing, and details of these are entered on the facing pages: the names in these are indexed separately - this index refers only to the police constables. Where a recruit was only recently arrived in the metropolis, the names and addresses of the recommenders can be invaluable for tracing where he came from.

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London Policemen
 (1843-1857)
Newcastle-upon-Tyne Voters: Householders in All Saints (1859)
In the general election of April 1859 the candidates for Newcastle-upon-Tyne the candidates were Thomas Emerson Headlam (H), George Ridley (R) and P. A. Taylor (T); the following June a poll was held to choose the Judge-Advocate General, the candidates being the Right Hon. T. E. Headlam (H) and William Cuthbert (C). This poll book lists all the voters, giving full name and address, and votes cast. The book is divided into two sections: freemen and householders. Within the householder section the names are arranged by parish or township: All Saints, Byker, Elswick, Heaton, Jesmond, St Andrew, St John, St Nicholas, and Westgate.

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne Voters: Householders in All Saints
 (1859)
Civil Service Appointments (1860)
The Civil Service Commission published an annual list of all persons who had obtained certificates of qualification for appointment in the various public departments. The list gives full name (surname first); department (such as Post Office, or Inland Revenue); situation (such as Letter-carrier, or Clerk); and date of certificate. Candidates whose names are preceded by a dagger obtained appointments as the result of competition; a double dagger indicates open competition. Those whose names are preceded by an asterisk obtained honorary additions to their certificates either for proficiency in extra subjects chosen by themselves, or for marked proficiency in the prescribed subjects. Then follows a further list of these candidates who had obtained Honorary Additions to their Certificates in this way: giving name (surname and initials); position in the service (department and situation); subjects for which honorary additions were made; and 'extent of knowledge displayed' (such as Creditable, Fair, or Very Creditable). 1 January to 31 December 1860.

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Civil Service Appointments
 (1860)
British officers and civil servants in India (1861)
The Indian Army and Civil Service List for July 1861 was printed by order of the Secretary of State for India in Council. Dating from after the reform of British rule in India in 1858, the one volume brings together lists of British military officers and civil officials. The regimental lists for the army in the three presidencies (Bengal, Madras and Bombay) are arranged as in any Army List of the period, giving officers by rank, with date of rank in the regiment and the army, and remarks. The native regiments had been reorganised and reduced from 174,237 of all ranks on 1 January 1859 to about 110,400 men in 1861. There are summary lists of all the native military, giving for each the names and dates of appointment of the British commandant, second-in-command, adjutant and medical charge - the Agra Levy, Alexander's Horse, Allahabad Levy, Allygurh Levy, Arracan Battalion, Assam Light Infantry, Bareilly Levy, Belooch Regiments, Benares Horse, Candeish Bheel Corps, Cawnpore Levy, Cutch Legion, Deolee Irregular Force, East Indian Regiment, Erinpoora Irregular Force, Extra Goorkha Regiment, Fane's Horse, Ferozepore Regiment, Futtehgurh Levy, Ghaut Police Corps, Guide Corps, Guzerat Bheel Corps, Guzerat Cooly Police Corps, Guzerat Irregular Horse, Guzerat Police Corps, Guzerat Provincial Battalion, Gwalior Camel Corps, Gwalior Infantry, Hazara Goorka Battalion, Hill Rangers, Hodson's Horse, Hyderabad Contingent, Jacob's Rifles, Kamroop Regiment, Kemaoon Battalion, Kemaoon Levy, Khelat-i-Ghilzie Regiment, Kolapore Infantry, Lahore Horse, Lucknow Regiment, Loodianah Regiment, Mahratta Horse, Malwa Bheel Corps, Meade's Horse, Meerut Levy, Meywar Bheel Corps, Mhair Regiment, Mhairwarrah Battalion, Mooltanee Cavalry, Moradabad Levy, Murray's Jhat Horse, Mynpoorie Levy, Nagpore Irregular Force, Nusseree Battalion, Patan Cavalry, Pegu Light Infantry Battalion, Ramgurh Irregular Cavalry, Poona Horse, Poorbeah Regiment, Punjab Cavalry, Punjab Infantry, Punjab Irregulars, Robarts's Horse, Rohilcund Horse, Rutnagherry Rangers, Sattara Local Corps, Sawunt Waree Local Corps, Scinde Horse, Sebundy Sappers and Miners, Seikh Infantry, Seikh Irregulars, Shahjehanpore Levy, Shekhawatee Battalion, Sirmoor Rifles, and Sylhet Light Infantry. European civil servants are listed from the Accountant-General's Office, Audit Department, Civil Service, Government Offices, Judge Advocate-General's Department, Public Works Departments and Surveyor-General's Department; and there are clergy, law and medical lists.

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British officers and civil servants in India
 (1861)
Civil Service Appointments (1862)
The Civil Service Commission published an annual list of all persons who had obtained certificates of qualification for appointment in the various public departments. The list gives full name (surname first); department (such as Post Office, or Inland Revenue); situation (such as Letter-carrier, or Clerk); and date of certificate. Candidates whose names are preceded by a dagger obtained appointments as the result of competition; a double dagger indicates open competition. Those whose names are preceded by an asterisk obtained honorary additions to their certificates either for proficiency in extra subjects chosen by themselves, or for marked proficiency in the prescribed subjects. Then follows a further list of these candidates who had obtained Honorary Additions to their Certificates in this way: giving name (surname and initials); position in the service (department and situation); subjects for which honorary additions were made; and 'extent of knowledge displayed' (such as Creditable, Fair, or Very Creditable). 1 January to 31 December 1862.

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Civil Service Appointments
 (1862)
Patentees of New Inventions (1869)
Index of patentees and applicants for patents of inventions in 1869: giving full name of patentee (surname first); number of patent (in bold); date (within 1869); and subject-matter. Where the patentee was acting as agent for third parties, their names are given in italics in the subject-matter column.

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Patentees of New Inventions
 (1869)
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