William SMITH (c. 1785-1856)

Name: William SMITH
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth c. 1785 Birmingham, UK1
There are 2 possibles baptisms for William SMITH in Birmingham in Q2 1784 to Q1 1785 to give age stated on 1851 census
Occupation 6 Jun 1841 (age 55-56) Smith Journeyman; Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, UK2
Blind Lane, Sutton Coldfield, Aston, Birmingham, UK
Entry was for William SMITH stated age 55 (rounded)
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 65-66) Brass Founder; Clerkenwell, London, UK3
9/10 Crawford Passage, Clerkenwell, London, UK
Entry was for William SMITH stated age 66
Death Q1 1856 (age 70-71) Clerkenwell, London, UK4
Q1 1856 1b 326 for William SMITH no age stated
Burial 25 Mar 1856 Holborn, London, UK5
Holy Trinity Church, Grays Inn Road, Holborn, London, UK
Entry was for Wiiliam SMITH stated age 71 of Crawford Passage


Spouse Hannah COX (c. 1791-1844)
Children William SMITH (c. 1813-1854)
Hannah SMITH (1817- )
Matilda SMITH (1834-1912)
Eliza Ann SMITH (1837-1903)
Marriage 30 Mar 1812 (age 26-27) Birmingham, UK6
St Martin, Birmingham, UK
IGI entry was for William SMITH m. Hannah COX

Individual Note

Two possible IGI Baptisms identified for William SMITH:


1) William SMITH bap. 2 Aug 1784 St Martin, Birmingham

son of Daniel SMITH and Ann


2) William SMITH bap. 28 Mar 1785 St Phillips, Birmingham

son of William SMITH and Susannah


1"UK Census 1851".
2"UK Census 1841". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1841_william_smith_snr.pdf
3"UK Census 1851". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1851_william_smith_snr.pdf
4"UK FreeBMD Dea".
5"London Deaths & Burials 1813-1980".
6"IGI England Marriages 1538-1973".