Walter Smith1

#215, (June 1877-December 1927)
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
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Birth*JUN 1877 Walter Smith was born in JUN 1877 at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, England.1 
Marriage*JUN 1901 He married Sarah Ann Stretton in JUN 1901 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England.2,3 
Death*DEC 1927 Walter Smith died in DEC 1927 at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, aged 50.4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with Philip Smith and Ann Todd at Deeping Gate, Northamptonshire, England, together with Herbert Smith, Elizabeth Ann Smith, Philip Cornelius Smith and Ruth Smith.5 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 Walter Smith lived with Philip Smith at High Street, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, England, together with Ruth Smith, Emma Smith, Stephen Smith, Martha Smith and Elizabeth Ann Smith.6 
Employment*30 MAR 1891 Walter Smith was employed as Post errand boy.7 
(Witness) PHOto He witnessed the photo of Philip Smith at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire.8
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 Walter Smith lived with Herbert Smith and Selina Smith at Granger Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, together with Philip Herbert Smith and Annie Elizabeth Smith.9 
Occupation*30 MAR 1901 The occupation of Walter Smith was 'Saddler.9
Occupation2 APR 1911 The occupation of Walter Smith was 'Harness maker, own account.10
Residence*2 APR 1911 He and Sarah Ann Stretton lived at Barton Road, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, England, together with Cyril Walter Smith, Hephzibah Smith, Abraham Owen Smith and Basil Lawrence Smith.10 


Sarah Ann Stretton b. 1877
Marriage*JUN 1901 Walter Smith married Sarah Ann Stretton in JUN 1901 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.2,3 
Last Edited23 Aug 2015


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Bourne, Lincs, Apr-Jun 1877, vol 7a 383.
  2. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage, Sarah Stretton & Walter Smith; Nottingham, Apr-Jun 1901, vol 7b 844.
  3. [S68] The 1911 census, married 8 years, birthplace.
  4. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 50, Peterborough, Cambs., Dec 1927, 3b 222.
  5. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  6. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, Philip as widower, dau. Elizabeth as housekeeper.
  7. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, in census; living with Father.
  8. [S37] Family photo, The Smiths.
  9. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  10. [S68] The 1911 census.
  11. [S68] The 1911 census, age 7.
  12. [S68] The 1911 census, age 5.
  13. [S68] The 1911 census, age 2.
  14. [S68] The 1911 census, age 2 months.
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