My Grandmother's Grandmother was Catherine SWALES. I don't know much about her at the moment
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She was born in Ireland in 1821 as Catherine O'SHEA. Her father was John O'SHEA.
She had a son John HAMMOND in 1845 in Quebec, Canada.
She had a daughter Isabel HAMMOND in 1850 in Chester, Cheshire
In 1854 she was a widow and married John SWALES ian innkeeper in Grewelthorpe, Yorkshire.
He died in 1858
She had an illegitimate daughter Margaret SWALES in 1860. The father was Thomas SWALES - probably the nephew of John SWALES.
She lived around Masham in Yorkshire until her death in 1915. She was lodge keeper at Swinton Park for much of this time.