Philip Smith1

#209, (23 May 1854-12 November 1924)
Philip Smith, c. 1920
Father*Joseph Smith2 b. 1822, d. 12 Oct 1880
Mother*Harriet Palmer3 b. Nov 1825, d. Aug 1885
ChartsThe Smiths of the Deepings, Lincolnshire.
The Todds of Rutland & the Deepings.
The Palmers from Lincolnshire.
The Bettles of the Deepings, Lincolnshire.
The Woodwards of Lincolnshire
Birth*23 MAY 1854 Philip Smith was born on 23 MAY 1854 at Church Street, Dudley, Worcestershire, EnglandG.1,4 
Baptism11 JUN 1854 He was baptized on 11 JUN 1854 at St Thomas' Church, Dudley, Worcestershire, EnglandG.5 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1861 He lived with Harriet Palmer and Joseph Smith at Rotten Row, Deeping St James, Lincolnshire, EnglandG, together with Sophia Smith, Harriet Smith and Elizabeth Smith.6 
Employment30 MAR 1871 Philip Smith was employed as Agricultural Labourer at Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, EnglandG.7 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1871 He lived with Joseph Smith and Harriet Palmer at Deeping St James, LincolnshireG, together with Elizabeth Smith, Ann Smith, Kate Smith and Joseph Smith.8 
Marriage*26 MAR 1873 Philip Smith married Ann Todd, daughter of Isaac Todd and Elizabeth Bettles, on 26 MAR 1873 at The Registry Office, Whitby, Yorkshire, EnglandG, witnessed by Elizabeth Barnett.9,10 
Occupation2 FEB 1875 The occupation of Philip Smith was 'Farm labourer.11
Residence*2 FEB 1875 He and Ann Todd lived at Market Deeping, LincolnshireG.11 
Employment30 MAR 1881 Philip Smith was employed as Brewer's Labourer.12 
Residence30 MAR 1881 He and Ann Todd lived at Deeping Gate, Northamptonshire, EnglandG, together with Herbert Smith, Elizabeth Ann Smith, Philip Cornelius Smith, Walter Smith and Ruth Smith.13 
Occupation12 SEP 1883 The occupation of Philip Smith was 'Brewers Labourer.14
(Witness) Death14 FEB 1887 He witnessed the Death of Ann Todd on 14 FEB 1887 at Market Deeping, LincolnshireG
Employment*30 MAR 1891 Philip Smith was employed as Brewer's Labourer.15 
Residence*30 MAR 1891 He lived at High Street, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, EnglandG, together with Ruth Smith, Emma Smith, Walter Smith, Stephen Smith, Martha Smith and Elizabeth Ann Smith.16 
Marriage*24 MAY 1892 Philip Smith married Ann Harvey, daughter of John Harvey and Jane Green, on 24 MAY 1892 at Cave Adullam Chapel, Deeping St James, Lincolnshire, EnglandG.17 
(Witness) Death10 JUN 1897 Philip Smith witnessed the Death of Ann Harvey on 10 JUN 1897 at Market Deeping, LincolnshireG.18 
Baptism29 JAN 1899 Philip Smith was baptized by Pastor M.J.Tryon on 29 JAN 1899 at Deeping St James, LincolnshireG.19 
Residence*30 MAR 1901 He lived at Market Deeping, LincolnshireG, together with Stephen Smith and Ruth Smith.7 
Occupation30 MAR 1901 The occupation of Philip Smith was 'Coal Merchant.20
Marriage*23 MAY 1904 He married Clara Hack, daughter of Joseph Hack and Sarah Smith, on 23 MAY 1904 at Lion Chapel, Erskine Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, EnglandG, witnessed by Joseph Hack and Sarah Smith.21 
Occupation*2 APR 1911 The occupation of Philip Smith was 'Farmer and General Carter.22
Residence*2 APR 1911 He and Clara Hack lived at Market Deeping, LincolnshireG.23 
(Witness) Note Philip Smith witnessed the note of Edith Elsie Galton.24 
Note*NOV 1924  From the Obituary in the local paper: married 3 times, 8 children, 34 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.25 
Death*12 NOV 1924 Philip Smith died on 12 NOV 1924 at Market Deeping, LincolnshireG, aged 70.26,27,28 
Burial*14 NOV 1924 He was buried on 14 NOV 1924 at The Cemetery, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, EnglandG.29 


Ann Todd b. 10 Dec 1855, d. 14 Feb 1887
Marriage*26 MAR 1873 He married Ann Todd, daughter of Isaac Todd and Elizabeth Bettles, on 26 MAR 1873 at Whitby, YorkshireG, witnessed by Elizabeth Barnett.9,10 
Last Edited19 Oct 2019


  1. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth; Philip Smith, parents Joseph Smith, chimney sweep & Harriet Palmer, Dudley, Worcs., no 85.
  2. [S29] Email from, from S McKendry-Smith.
  3. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census, in census, born in Leicester.
  4. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Dudley, Staffs., Apr-Jun 1854, vol 6c 147.
  5. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, birth & bapt., Philip Smith, parents Joseph & Harriet, St Thomas, Dudley, fhl no 378778 & 378779.
  6. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census.
  7. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  8. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census.
  9. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage; Ann Todd, 19, father Isaac, & Philip Smith, 19, father Joseph, Registrar, Whitby, Yorks., no. 189. Philip signed by mark.
  10. [S17] BMD indices, Whitby, Yorks, Jan-Mar 1873, vol 9d 673.
  11. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, Birth D6361, No. 89, Elizabeth Ann SMITH.
  12. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, in census desc.
  13. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  14. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, on Stephen's birth certificate.
  15. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, in census occupation.
  16. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, Philip as widower, dau. Elizabeth as housekeeper.
  17. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage, Philip Smith, 37, & Ann Harvey, father John, 50, Particular Baptist Rites, Cave Adullam, Deeping St James, no 125.
  18. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, death, age 55, Deeping, Lincs., no. 35. Carcinoma of uterus, also BMD vol 7a 220.
  19. [S2] Book inscriptions, anonymous leaflet found in Elizabeth Smiths bible.
  20. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, Employer working at home.
  21. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, marriage, Philip Smith, 49, widower, & Clara Hack, 42, father Joseph, Baptist Rites, Lion Chapel, Leicester, no 37.
  22. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  23. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, with Mercy Mann, sick nurse and Sarah Torey, 82, widow. Note Philip's birthplace he is uncertain of.
  24. [S2] Book inscriptions, from a letter from EEG to LJ, June 1985.
  25. [S66] Obit., scan of obituary from local newspaper.
  26. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 70, Bourne, Lincs., Dec 1924, vol 7a 389.
  27. [S82] Probate, England & Wales, date from probate record; to Clara Smith, widow & Herbert Smith (son).
  28. [S66] Obit., Photo of obit in local paper.
  29. [S66] Obit., Obit., 'A short Account of the Late Philip Smith.'
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