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William (Smith) Bassett-Smith (1831 - 1901)

William Bassett-Smith formerly Smith
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Husband of — married 4 Dec 1855 in Peatling Magna, Leicestershire, Englandmap
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Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 4 Feb 2014
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William was born in 1831. He passed away in 1901.

He and his wife (cousin's - their mothers were sisters with maiden name Bassett) changed their surname to Bassett-Smith by Deed Poll on March 29, 1881. [1]

MARRIAGE. 4 Dec 1855
Name William Smith
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 4 Dec 1855
Event Place Peatling Magna, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
Event Place Leicestershire,England,Peatling Magna
Residence Place London
Gender Male
Age Full Age
Religion Anglican
Father's Name William Smith
Spouse's Name Ann Eliza Hall
Spouse's Residence Place Peatling Magna
Spouse's Age Full Age
Spouse's Father's Name William Hall
Page Number 16
Record Number GBPRS/LEICS/MAR/00224358/1

England and Wales Census, 1881:
Name: William Bassett-Smith
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1881
Event Place: Hampstead, London,Middlesex, England
Registration District: Hampstead
Residence Note: Alexandra Rd
Gender: Male
Age: 50
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Architect
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1831
Birthplace: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Page Number: 26
Registration Number: RG11
Piece/Folio: 173/67
Affiliate Record Type: Household
William Bassett-Smith Head Male 50 Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Anne Eliza Bassett-Smith Wife Female 52 Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Winifred Mary Bassett-Smith Daughter Female 24 London, Middlesex, England
Charles A Bassett-Smith Son Male 23 London, Middlesex, England
Walter B Bassett-Smith Son Male 21 London, Middlesex, England
Percy Wm Bassett-Smith Son Male 19 London, Middlesex, England
Ellen F Bassett-Smith Daughter Female 12 London, Middlesex, England
William T Lancashire Nephew Male 17 Hampshire, England
Mary Byrne Servant Female 33 Ireland
Elizabeth Flewin Servant Female 20 Farningham, Kent, England


  1. Recorded in Bassett-Smith Family History, Volume 1. Held by Andrew Bassett-Smith as is a copy of the Deed Poll

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