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Sue Swalwell - Family Tree Live speaker profile

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True life story: the tale of a tenacious Georgian woman

 

Sue Swalwell will be speaking on ‘Stepping out of the shadows of men – an independent woman in Georgian London’ at Family Tree Live

 

Introducing Sue Swalwell’s talk:

This talk will reveal the story of Mary Swalwell, a woman who strove to establish her independence in the world of education and books, who ultimately went bankrupt, but whose life has left an imprint in the public records of Georgian England.

 

Sue Swalwell writes:

The talk is a case study of the research I’ve undertaken to uncover the story of Mary Swalwell. It will describe the piecing together of the paper trail of Mary’s life using resources such as bankruptcy records, insurance records, land records and local history sources. The tale will reveal a bankruptcy that endured for the best part of 20 years, but it will also show that by looking at a wide range of records it has been possible to gain a more holistic perspective of her life beyond that of her status as a bankrupt.

 

Come along to Family Tree Live find out more…

Sue Swalwell will be speaking at 13.00 on Saturday 27 April 2019

 

Mini bio:

Sue Swalwell is a family history researcher with 40 years' experience. A retired marketing professional, she is also an experienced presenter, and has spoken at WDYTYA? Live in 2017, Secret Lives and at the Society of Genealogists. She runs the one-name study for the surname Swalwell https://swalwell.one-name.net.

 

How to catch the Family Tree Live talks

The talks are included in your all-inclusive Family Tree Live ticket price. To find out more about this brand new family history event at Alexandra Palace, click here!

 

Plan your day out

To download the programme of talks just click here!

Go to www.family-tree.co.uk click Family Tree Live, then Lectures & Workshops

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