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Thomas Smith (bef. 1808 - 1871)

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Thomas Smith
Born before in Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 25 Dec 1825 in Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire,Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 12 Feb 2019 | Created 11 Jan 2018
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Thomas Smith was born in Northamptonshire, England.
Thomas Smith is one of twins.

Thomas Smith and his twin sister Mary were baptised on 26 February 1808 in Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England. There father William was 48 years old and their mother Martha was 44.[1]

He married Elizabeth Meekins on 25 December 1825 in Grafton Regis when he was 17 years old.

They had 11 children in 17 years.

In the 1841 census he is living in Grafton Regis, with his wife Elizabeth & children George, Luke, Sarah, James, William and Elizabeth. .[2]

He was a lawyer.

Thomas was 33 years old when his son John was born on 24 January 1842 in Grafton Regis, and 35 at the birth of his son John Thomas on 18 February 1844. His son John died on 24 February 1844 aged 2 and John Thomas died on 20 June 1844 aged 4 months. This was followed 2 months later by the death of his wife Elizabeth on 28 August 1844 in Grafton Regis. 4 years later his son William died on 8 May 1848 and his daughter Sarah 8 months later on 1 January 1849. Thomas was only 40 years old.

He died on 2 April 1871 in Northamptonshire, England.


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018, Thomas Smith, 26 Feb 1808); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 845,460.
    Name: Thomas Smith
    Gender: Male
    Christening Date: 26 Feb 1808
    Christening Date (Original): 26 FEB 1808
    Father's Name: William Smith
    Mother's Name: Martha
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), Luke Smith in household of Thomas Smith, Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
    Name Luke Smith
    Event Type Census
    Event Date 1841
    Event Place Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire, England
    Residence Note Grafton Regis
    Gender Male
    Age 10
    Birth Year (Estimated) 1831
    Birthplace Northamptonshire
    Registration District Potterspury
    Parish Grafton Regis
    County Northamptonshire
    Page Number 4
    Registration Number HO107
    Piece/Folio 796/5
    Affiliate Record Type Household
    Household. Role. Sex. Age. Birthplace
    Thomas Smith M 35-39
    Elizabeth Smith F 35-39 Northamptonshire
    George Smith M 15-19 Northamptonshire
    Luke Smith M 10 Northamptonshire
    Sarah Smith F 10 Northamptonshire
    James Smith M 5 Northamptonshire
    William Smith M 5 Northamptonshire
    Elizabeth Smith F 5 Northamptonshire

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