Philip Cornelius Smith1

#214, (25 March 1876-6 June 1949)
Father*Philip Smith b. 23 May 1854, d. 12 Nov 1924
Mother*Ann Todd b. 10 Dec 1855, d. 14 Feb 1887
ChartsThe Smiths of the Deepings
The Bettles of the Deepings
The Palmers of Deeping St James
The Woodwards of Lincolnshire
The Todds of Rutland & the Deepings
Birth*25 MAR 1876 Philip Cornelius Smith was born on 25 MAR 1876 at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, EnglandG.2,3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with Philip Smith and Ann Todd at Deeping Gate, Northamptonshire, EnglandG, together with Herbert Smith, Elizabeth Ann Smith, Walter Smith and Ruth Smith.4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 Philip Cornelius Smith lived with William Todd and Maria Ball at 9 Goodhead Terrace, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, EnglandG, together with William Bertram Todd, Alice Minnie Todd, Edith Annie Todd, Frederick Albert Todd, Stephen Isaac Bettles Todd and Herbert Smith.5 
Marriage*SEP 1895 Philip Cornelius Smith married Catherine Elizabeth Allen in SEP 1895 at Leicester, Leicestershire, EnglandG.6 
Employment*30 MAR 1901 Philip Cornelius Smith was employed as Coachman/Groom.7 
Residence*30 MAR 1901 He and Catherine Elizabeth Allen lived at 18 East Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, EnglandG, together with Edith Kate Smith, Elsie May Smith and Prudence Mary Smith.7 
Employment2 APR 1911 Philip Cornelius Smith was employed as General Carter.8 
Residence2 APR 1911 He and Catherine Elizabeth Allen lived at High Street, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, EnglandG, together with Elsie May Smith, Stephen Lines Smith, Walter Philip Smith, Herbert Oliver Smith, Phyllis Irene Smith and Edith Kate Smith.8 
Milit-Beg*8 DEC 1915 Philip Cornelius Smith began military service on 8 DEC 1915 at Market Deeping, LincolnshireG, Reg No. 64657, 6th Batt. Yorkshire Regiment.9 
EmploymentFEB 1917 He was employed as a Platelayer (Group 31) in FranceG.10 
NoteDEC 1917 He had 66 days in hopital for repairs to scars & muscles in DEC 1917 at Military Hospital, City of London, London, EnglandG.11 
Note* He served in France and was also posted to Murmansk, Russia in 1919. Was part of the 'Syren" North East Russia Campaign.11 
Milit-End*8 AUG 1919 He ended military service on 8 AUG 1919 at Ripon, Yorkshire, EnglandG.12 
Residence29 SEP 1939 He and Catherine Elizabeth Allen lived at Market Deeping, LincolnshireG, together with Wilfred Allen Smith.13 
Death*6 JUN 1949 Philip Cornelius Smith died on 6 JUN 1949 at Market Deeping, LincolnshireG, aged 73.14,15 


Catherine Elizabeth Allen b. 24 Nov 1872, d. 10 Mar 1949
Marriage*SEP 1895 He married Catherine Elizabeth Allen in SEP 1895 at Leicester, LeicestershireG.6 
Last Edited19 Feb 2019


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Bourne, Lincs., Apr-Jun 1876, vol 7a 368.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, Bourn, Lincs, Apr-Jun 1876, vol 7a 368.
  3. [S77] British Army records, declared date of birth.
  4. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  5. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  6. [S17] BMD indices, marriage; Catherine Elizabeth Allen & Philip Cornelius Smith, Leicester, Leics, Jul-Sep 1895, vol 7a 482.
  7. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  8. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  9. [S77] British Army records, Enlistment record. Yorkshire Regiment.
  10. [S77] British Army records, on casualty form, 3rd Batt. Lincolnshire Regiment.
  11. [S77] British Army records.
  12. [S77] British Army records, RN 64657; on his service records.
  13. [S124] 1939 census.
  14. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 73, Bourne, Lincs. 3b 63 .
  15. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, probate to son, Herbert Oliver Smith, hardware branch mamager.
  16. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, aged 5.
  17. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, aged 3.
  18. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, aged 2.
  19. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, age 9.
  20. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, age 6.
  21. [S17] BMD indices, Bourne, Lincs, Oct-Dec 1907, vol 7a 341.
  22. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, age 1.
  23. [S124] 1939 census, date & place.
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