Swetenham Family History

and related families

Alfred the Great

Silver offering penny, 871–899. Legend: AELFRED REX SAXONUM ('Alfred King of the Saxons'). Click on the image to trace the descent from Alfred the Great to Roger Swetenham formerly Comberbach, ancestor of all living members of the Swetenham family.

Welcome!

NEWS: The Municipal Board of Mussoorie is organising a celebration of the bicentenary of the town on 19 May 2023. The Swetenham family will be represented. Cloud End, Mussoorie was built by Major Edmund Swetenham in 1838.

see https://swetenham.org/mussoorie

Photo gallery: see https://swetenham.org/piwigo

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This family tree is based on Richard Swetenham’s grandparents’ families - Swetenham, Watson, Whiteman and Fielding.

Richard Swetenham’s main family tree is currently kept on Ancestry and is only open to their subscribers. This secondary site is open to public consultation. The last update was on 10 March 2023.

William the Conqueror

Image from the Bayeux Tapestry showing William with his half-brothers. Click on the image to trace the descent from William the Conqueror to Roger Swetenham formerly Comberbach, ancestor of all living members of the Swetenham family.