Old Mill Cottage/Ivy Cottage/Virginia Cottage: 1951 Assignment.

1951 assignment.


Old Mill Cottage: 1951 assignment
Old Mill Cottage: 1951 assignment
  • On the death of Herbert Swanwick (5th Nov 1850) the property is formally assigned to his widow, Mrs Ethel Mary Swanwick;
    • Herbert Swanwick’s Will was dated 16th June 1944.
    • Assignment is dated 11th May 1851
    • Signed by Ethel Mary Swanwick (witnessed by solicitor’s clerk)
    • And Ernest Edman Blanchard
  • It would appear that Herbert and Ethel Swanwick had no children of their own:
    • George Swanwick (born 1971) was the brother of Herbert Swanwick.
    • Census 1911 (Burner pool, Calverton, Notts):
      • George Swanwick age 40, 1871, police constable – born Cotgrave
      • Eliza Swanwick age 45, 1866 – born Cotgrave
      • Cecil George Swanwick age 13, 1898 – born Cotgrave
      • Reginald Thomas Swanwick age 7, 1904 – born Red Hill, Notts
      • Ethel Amelia Swanwick age 5, 1906 – born Annesley Woodhouse, Notts
  • Ernest Edman Blanchard was a co-executor of Herbert Swanwick’s Will:
    • Ernest Edman Blanchard of The Firs, Kimberley – company director.
    • He is the husband of Herbert & Ethel Swanwick’s niece, Ethel Amelia Swanwick.
    • Born Q4 1903/28th August 1903 (Gainsborough, Lincs) – mother’s maiden name Prentice
    • Electoral registers in 1925 place him in Kimberley, Nottm
    • Marriage; Ernest E Blanchard to Ethel A Swanwick  Q2 1931 (Mansfield District)
    • 1939 Register; he is listed with his wife (Ethel A Blanchard) at The Firs, Main St. Swingate, Basford RD. He is a Director Manufacturer Baker and Confectioner.
      • A later note has been added to his record – ‘Notts County Constabulary Chief, Kimberley Section’



  1. Dated 11th May 1951
  2. The personal representatives
  3. Of H Swanwick deceased
  4. to
  5. Mrs EM Swanwick
  6. Assent
  7. to the vesting of freehold property
  8. fronting to Town Street Hickling in
  9. the County of Nottingham
  10. Hunt Dickins & Willatt
  11. Nottingham


  1. Document is fully typed – see summary notes, above and gallery, below.