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Leonard Swindley
Occupation Lay preacher
Born 9th December 1916
Father Thomas Swindley
Mother Eliza-Jane Swindley
Sibling(s) Hilda Barrett
First appearance 16th December 1960
Last appearance 31st March 1965
Duration 1960-1965 (Coronation Street)
1965 - 1966 (Pardon the Expression)
1967 Turn out the lights)
Played by Arthur Lowe

Leonard Swindley was played by Arthur Lowe from 1960 to 1965.



He was a lay preacher who worked at Gamma Garments with Emily Bishop. Leonard and Emily were due to marry in 1964, but she abruptly called the wedding off as she felt they were making a mistake. Although he became friends with Ena Sharples, they often clashed over her role as caretaker of the local mission. Leonard was promoted to the head office of Gamma Garments and after leaving the Street.

Family and Friends

A common friend was Emily Bishop, in which he was once set to marry, his other friends were Albert Tatlock, Ena Sharples, Len Fairclough, Annie Walker, Jack Walker and Doreen Lostock.

His parents were Eliza-Jane and Thomas Swindley, and his sister was Hilda Barrett.

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Ken Barlow | Frank Barlow | Ida Barlow | David Barlow | Jack Walker | Annie Walker | Elsie Tanner | Dennis Tanner | Linda Cheveski | Ivan Cheveski | Harry Hewitt | Lucille Hewitt | Concepta Riley | Ena Sharples | Minnie Caldwell | Martha Longhurst | Albert Tatlock | Christine Hardman | Florrie Lindley | Esther Hayes | Leonard Swindley

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