Friends of Hastings Cemetery
In Loving Memory of
Agnes Laura Swiney
The Beloved Wife of
Capt. Henry Stephen Swiney,
Late 69 Regt.
Born January 10th 1850
Died June 25th 1893
"Into Thy hands I commend my spirit:
For Thou hast redeemed me" Psalms, 31, 6
Henry Stephen Swiney
Captain 69th Regiment
Born June 19th 1845
Died April 1st 1929
Married 4 June 1873
Henry Stephen Swiney, age 28, Bachelor, of Cathedral Precincts, Canterbury, Captain in the 69th Reg., son of John Swiney, & Agnes Laura Lambert, age 23, of St George the Martyr, Canterbury, Spinster daughter of Thomas Lambert.
1. Agnes Harriet Swiney
2. Henry Stephen Swiney of 15 Park Road, Southborough, co. Kent, captain on retired list of H.M. Army
Premises: estate and interest in moiety of Tenter Ground estate, p. Christchurch Spitalfields, co. Middx., and other lands, in consideration of proposed marriage
They had two children;
Mildred Laura Lambert-
Hilda Lambert Swiney, born in Canterbury in 1875. Daughter of Captain Henry Stephen Swiney of Gensing House, St. Leonard's-
At the time of his daughters’ marriages, he was living at Gensing House, St. Leonards-
Violet Pauline Schlippenbach, born 1851-
Captain and the Countess Violet Stephen-
Swiney, Capt Henry Stephen. Bought no.21 Upper Maze Hill (Gensing House) from Rev. Rodwell in 1901 for £1800;
Capt. Henry Stephen Stephen-
Capt. H.S.S.Swiney, no.21 Upper Maze Hill, 1903.
'Mr Swiney and Captain Bond'
An albumen print portrait of two men identified on the album page as 'Mr Swiney and Capt. Bond / 69th Regt.' The photograph was taken in Montreal in 1868.
Hart's Army List (1867) records Lieutenant Edward Staples Bond and Ensign Henry Stephen Swiney serving with the 69th (The South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot. (Photographed by William Notman of Montreal [and branches].)
[With thanks to ‘Paul Frecker / The Library of Nineteenth-