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Margaret (Blenkin) Smith (abt. 1836 - 1895)

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Margaret Smith formerly Blenkin
Born about in Burton Fleming, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdommap
Wife of — married 24 Jan 1866 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africamap
Profile last modified 8 Jun 2019 | Created 7 Jun 2019
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John Blenkin 22.5.1808–Deceased • MG64-KS6​​
Marriage: 20 November 1833 Boynton, Yorkshire, England
Mary Riby 22.10.1806–Deceased • MGVQ-FGH​​
Children of Mary Riby and John Blenkin (10)
Frances Blenkin 1835–1877 • L5GF-J5Q​​
Mary Blenkin 1835–Deceased • L5GF-J5L​​
Margaret Blenkin 1836–Deceased • L5GF-NST​​
John Riby Blenkin 1838–Deceased • L5GF-V6K​​
Sarah Ann Blenkin 1840–1841 • L5GF-2VB​​
George William Blenkin 1842 Burton Fleming – Deceased • L5GF-JNL​​
Thomas Blenkin 1844–Deceased • L5GF-VKW​​
David Blenkin 1846–1846 • L5GF-J76​​
Elizabeth Ann Blenkin 1847 Burton Fleming – Deceased • L5GN-3JN​​
Sarah Ann Blenkin 1849–Deceased • MP8Y-12V​​ [1]

William Riby Smith is described in the Will of Elizabeth Blenkin as 'the son of my deceased sister'. In his DN his parents are given as Robert and Margaret Smith. This suggests that Mrs Margaret Smith was Margaret Blenkin.

Marriage record of Robert Smith and Margaret Blenkin
Date 24 Jan 1866 Place Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa
Age Full
Spouse's Name Margaret Blenkin
Spouse's Age Full [2]
Margaret Blenkin Smith Birthplace England
South Africa, Pietermaritzburg Estate Files 1846-1950
Probate Date 1895 Place Natal, South Africa
Age at Death 59y 7m on 27 Dec 1895 Place Pietermaritzburg
Parents John and Mary Blenkin
Spouse Robert Smith
Frances Annie b. 12.11.66
Riby William b. 23.7.68
Mary Elizabeth b. 5.9.69
Ida b. 23.11.72
Agnes Eleanor b. 29.7.74
Mervyn Medd b. 10.11.75
John Henry b. 19.11.71
Selina Ethel b. 7.4.77
Mabel Adelaide b. 21.7.80 [3]


  1. Added on 7 Jun 2019 by Ian McArthur
  2. "South Africa, Natal Province, Civil Marriages, 1845-1955," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2018), Robert Smith and Margaret Blenkin, 24 Jan 1866; citing Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa; 00280; National Archives and Records Service of South Africa, Pretoria; 1,259,160. Added on 7 Jun 2019 by Ian McArthur
  3. "South Africa, Pietermaritzburg Estate Files 1846-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 3 July 2018), Margaret Blenkin Smith, 1895; citing Probate, Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa. Added on 7 Jun 2019 by Ian McArthur

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