Hertfordshire Postcard Artists, Photographers, Publishers, etc.

John Sweby


of Hemel Hempstead

CDV of Lady by J Swaby of Hemel Hempstead   Back of CDV by J Swaby, Hemel Hempstead


date   source   data
1827   Census   Born Beechwood, Herts
1851   Census   Carpenter & Joiner, League Square [Lower Marlowes]
1859   Directory   Photographer, Lower Marlowes
1861   Census   Carpenter, Lower Marlowes
1863   Newspaper   Two or three children can be boarded and attentitively cared for in a family in which there are no children, in a most healthy part, and on moderate terms. Unexceptionable references. - Apply Mrs Sweby, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. London Evening Standard, 12 October 1863
1867   Directory   Photographer, Lower Marlowes
1869   Newspaper   Sweby,. tobacconist, of Lower Marlowes, was listed as an agent for Johnson, Johnson & Co. pure tea. - Various adverts in the Herts Advertiser, Watford Observer & Bucks Herald. THese adverts continued in the following years
1871   Census   John Sweby, (43, Photographer, born Beechwood, Herts) and his wife Elizabeth (43, born London) were living at Lower Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead. [Note other families called Sweby in Hemel Hempstead.]
1872   Newspaper   Mr Sweby, Marlowes, was one of the sellers of tickets for the Odd Fellows Christmas Concerts at the Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead Gazette, 14 & 21 December 1872
1873   Newspaper   Mr Sweby is giving up business through ill health - and Messrs Smith & Robinson are auctioning the household effects.

Herts Advertiser 20 September, 1873

1881   Census   John Sweby (49, Carpenter, born Beechwood, Herts) and wife Elizabeth (49, born Middlesex) at 57 Overstone Road, Hammersmith.
1886   Register   of Paddington. Buried in Hemel Cemetery 3rd April


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