Edwin Smith

Edwin Smith (1854 - 1935)

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Edwin Smith
Born in Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Luton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified 16 Sep 2019 | Created 9 Jun 2019
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Biography

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Edwin Smith was born in Bedfordshire, England.

Edwin was born in 1854, in Houghton Regis, Luton, Bedfordshire, to Jabez Smith and his wife Elizabeth Deacon. [1]

In the 1861 census, Edwin was living at Mount Street, Dunstable, Luton, Bedfordshire, England. [2]

Jabez Smith Head Married Male 38 1823 Shoe Maker Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England
Elizabeth Smith Wife Married Female 45 1816 Shoe Binder Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England
Rebecca Smith Daughter - Female 13 1848 Straw Bonnet Sewer Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England
Frederick Smith Son - Male 12 1849 Plaiter Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England
Jane Smith Daughter - Female 10 1851 Nursemaid Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England
Ephraim Smith Son - Male 8 1853 Scholar Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England
Edwin Smith Son - Male 7 1854 Scholar Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England
George Smith Son - Male 3 1858 - Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England

It is not certain where Edwin was when the 1871 census was taken, but in late 1875, in Islington, Middlesex, he married Mary Ann Wright. [3]

In 1881, Edwin was living at 13, Wellington Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, with his family and a servant. [4]

Edwin Smith Head Married Male 27 1854 Boot Dealer Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England
Mary Ann Smith Wife Married Female 24 1857 - London, Middlesex, England
Beatrice Anne Smith Daughter Single Female 3 1878 - Luton, Bedfordshire, England
Arthur Bunyan Servant Single Male 22 1859 Shopman Caddington, Hertfordshire, England

The family are still recorded as living in Wellington Street when the 1891 census was taken.[5]

Edwin Smith Head M 37 Bedfordshire, England
Mary Ann Smith Wife F 34 London, England
Beatrice A Smith Daughter F 13 Bedfordshire, England
Edwin Smith Son M 6 Bedfordshire, England

By 1901, the family had moved to 51, Rothesay Road, Luton, Luton Urban, Bedfordshire, England. [6]

Edwin Smith Head Married Male 47 1854 Retired Boot Dealer Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England
Mary A Smith Wife Married Female 44 1857 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Beatrice Smith Daughter Single Female 23 1878 Bootseller's Assistant Luton, Bedfordshire, England
Cyril S Smith Son Single Male 7 1894 - Luton, Bedfordshire, England
John W Alexander Boarder Single Male 27 1874 Pianoforte Tuner Hackney, Middlesex, England
Rose Baker Boarder Single Female 26 1875 Bootseller's Assistant Louth, Lincolnshire, England

In the 1911 census, Edwin is recorded living with his son Cyril at 23 Dale Road, Luton.[7]

Edwin Smith Head Married Male 57 1854 Retired Boot Dealer Houghton Reges Bedfordshire
Cyril Sydney Smith Son Single Male 17 1894 Accountant Clerk Luton Bedfordshire

Edwin passed away at the beginning of 1935, in Luton, Bedfordshire.[8]



Sources

  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2N4R-CQY : 1 October 2014), Edwin Smith, 1854; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7YZ-FT9 : 19 April 2019), Jabez Smith, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DPZ-Q59 : 13 December 2014), Edwin Smith, 1875; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1875, quarter 4, vol. 1B, p. 669, Islington, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England
  4. ‘Record Transcription: 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census | Findmypast.Co.Uk’. Accessed 9 June 2019. 1881 census
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7BY3-53Z : 2 May 2019), Beatrice A Smith in household of Edwin Smith, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Bedfordshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  6. ‘Record Transcription: 1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census | Findmypast.Co.Uk’. Accessed 9 June 2019. 1901 census
  7. ‘Record Transcription: 1911 Census For England & Wales | Findmypast.Co.Uk’. Accessed 9 June 2019. 1911 census
  8. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVHV-DLFM : 4 September 2014), Edwin Smith, 1935; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.


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