Roger Swire

No Dates

Claimant or beneficiary


Possibly the son of Roger Swire of Halifax, a junior branch of the Swires of Cononley Yorkshire. Burke's Landed Gentry shows Roger Swire resident in Jamaica, the son of Roger of Halifax and grandson of John Swire of Skipton, marrying Frances Lydia Cox and having ten children with her, including another Roger.


A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the landed gentry of Great Britain ...By Sir Bernard Burke (1852) Vol. II P-Z p. 1343, 'Swire of Cononley'. Genealogical material online shows Roger Henry Swire (1792-1841) dying at Fort Stewart estate in Jamaica, the son of Roger Swire (d. 1820) of Halifax and father of Roger James Swire (1822-1870). LBS has not verified this material.

We are grateful to Audrey Dewjee for her help with this entry.

Associated Claims (1)

£182 7s 5d

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1839 [EA] - → Attorney
1829 [EA] - → Attorney

Relationships (1)

Son-in-law → Father-in-law