Henry Smith1

#4927, (11 January 1872-June 1930)
ChartsThe Galtons of Poole
Birth*11 JAN 1872 Henry Smith was born on 11 JAN 1872 at 15 Austen Street, Shoreditch, London, England.2 
Baptism11 FEB 1872 He was baptized on 11 FEB 1872 at St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London, England.2 
Marriage*25 DEC 1895 He married Alice Mary Cracknell on 25 DEC 1895 at St Paul's Church, Canonbury, Islington, London, England.3 
Marriage*8 DEC 1909 Henry Smith married Ellen Wills, daughter of John James Galton Wills and Ann Eliza Russell, on 8 DEC 1909 at St James' Church, Poole, Dorset, England, witnessed by Mary Ann Margaret Wills and Thomas James Wills.1 
Death*JUN 1930 Henry Smith died in JUN 1930 at Hackney, London, England, aged 58.4,5 
Burial*3 JUL 1930 He was buried on 3 JUL 1930 at Chingford Mount Cemetery, Waltham Forest, London, England.4 
Residence*30 MAR 1901 He and Alice Mary Cracknell lived at 32 Englefield Road, Hackney, London, England, together with Alice Smith.6 
Residence2 APR 1911 Henry Smith and Ellen Wills lived at 96a Glyn Street, Clapton Park, London, England, together with Alice Smith and Elsie Smith.7 
Occupation*2 APR 1911 The occupation of Henry Smith was 'Newsagent & Tobacconist.8


Alice Mary Cracknell b. Mar 1875, d. 1909
Marriage*25 DEC 1895 He married Alice Mary Cracknell on 25 DEC 1895 at Canonbury, Islington, London.3 
Last Edited9 May 2017


  1. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Henry Smith, 37, widower, father William, & Ellen Wills, 37, spinster, father John James Galton, (dec.) St James, Poole, no 55, p 28.
  2. [S48] Parish Register, birth & bapt., Henry Smith, parents William & Catherine, St Leonard, Shoreditch, no 450, p. 57.
  3. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; Henry Smith, 23, father William, & Alice Mary Cracknell, 20, father Robert, St Paul's, Islington, no. 301, p 131.
  4. [S109] England, Deaths & Burials, Burial Register, Chingford Mount, London. register 81386, p 168. with wife.
  5. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 58, Shoreditch, London, Apr-Jun 1930, vol 1c 62.
  6. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, also with Robert Cracknell, Alice's father.
  7. [S68] The 1911 census, present with Ellen written as Helen, married 1 year. Two children, Alice, 14 & Elsie,2. Father-in-law Robert Cracknell, widower, 72.
  8. [S68] The 1911 census.
  9. [S68] The 1911 census, age & birthplace.
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