RETURN TO CONTENTS PAGE
RETURN TO RUTLAND FAMILIES OR WEST RIDING FAMILIES PAGES
RETURN TO POST-1538 FAMILIES PAGE
OTHER RELATED SMITH FAMILIES
IGI denotes details extracted from International Genealogical Index, but not checked at source
[SMTH631] Francis Smith m. Elizabeth . [SMTH641] Francis Smith m1. Elizabeth . . [SMTH651] Joseph Smith m. [CAVE652] Jane Cave . . . [SMTH661] William Smith m. [SHAR652] Charlotte Sharman . . . . [SMTH671] Thomas Smith m. [STUB672] Eliza Stubbs . . . . . [SMTH682] Mary Ann Smith m. [SHEP681] James Shepherd
[SMTH631] Francis Smith and his wife Elizabeth (born c.1734) had six children born and baptised at Caldecott as follows:
William (baptised 26th October 1755), married (at Caldecott, 21st October 1777 IGI) Elizabeth Ogdin;
Mary (baptised 9th January 1757);
[SMTH641] Francis (born c.1758), married 1. Elizabeth, see later;
Benjamin (born c.1760), died at Caldecott (buried there 29th September 1764);
John (baptised 11th July 1762), married (at Caldecott, 26th December 1786 IGI) Ann Hill Vicas;
Thomas (baptised 15th December 1764).
Elizabeth died (age 82) at Caldecott (buried there 2nd March 1816).
[SMTH641] Francis Smith (born 1758) and his 1st wife Elizabeth had at least one child born and baptised at Caldecott as follows:
[SMTH651] Joseph (baptised 19th February 1775), married Jane Cave, see later.
Elizabeth died at Caldecott (buried there 10th April 1798), and afterwards, Francis (a widower) married 2. Mary Muggleton nee Brown. She died at Caldecott 6 months later (buried there 20th June 1799), and afterwards Francis married 3. another widow Jane Meas (born 1762). Jane died (age 58) at Caldecott (buried there 11th October 1820), whilst Francis died (age 80, “of decay of nature”) in Uppingham Workhouse (15th April 1838, buried at Caldecott, 18th April 1838).
[SMTH651] Joseph Smith (born 1775, son of Francis by his 1st wife) married (at Caldecott, 24th September 1798) [CAVE652] Jane Cave (born 1778, see CAVE), witnessed by Richard Ward and Edwd. Muggleton (parish clerk). They had nine children born and baptised at Caldecott as follows:
Eustachius Hibbens (baptised 30th June 1799), married Elizabeth Sharman;
Elizabeth (baptised 29th December 1800);
[SMTH661] William (baptised 3rd April 1804), married his brother Eustachius' sister-in-law Charlotte Sharman, see later;
James (baptised 31st January 1807), married Mary Loweth;
Liddy (baptised 4th March 1810), married George Mullen;
Mary (baptised 17th February 1813);
Mariah (baptised 27th October 1816), "Mary" died (age 18) at Caldecott (buried there 4th June 1834);
Thomas (baptised 13th August 1819), died (age 2) at Caldecott (buried there 19th November 1821);
Comfort (baptised 2nd August 1822).
Jane died (age 51) at Caldecott (buried there 23rd September 1829), and Joseph (a shoemaker) died (age 86, of “natural decay”) at Caldecott also (1st October 1861, buried there 2nd October 1861).
[SMTH661] William Smith (born 1804) of Caldecott married (at Bringhurst, 18th November 1828) [SHAR662] Charlotte Sharman (born 1803, see SHARMAN), witnessed by John Hill and Elizabeth Sharman (Charlotte's sister). They had seven children born and baptised at Caldecott as follows:
Samuel (born c.1830);
George (baptised 30th October 1832), married Elizabeth Little;
Mary Elizabeth (baptised 8th January 1837);
[SMTH671] Thomas (born 23rd March 1839, baptised 16th June 1839), married Eliza Stubbs, see later;
Joseph (baptised 21st August 1842), died (age 8 months) at Caldecott (buried there 6th February 1843);
Christiana Ann (baptised 25th December 1843);
James (baptised 10th May 1846).
|Charlotte died (age 73, of cancer) at Caldecott (30th March 1877, buried there 3rd April 1877), and William (a shoemaker) died (age 76, of senectus) at Uppingham Workhouse (20th September 1880, buried at Caldecott, 23rd September 1880).|
[SMTH671] Thomas Smith (born 1839), a labourer, married (at Pilton, 23rd July 1868) [STUB672] Eliza Stubbs (born 1838, see STUBBS) witnessed by John Harris (Eliza's half-brother) and Mary Jane Harris (John's wife). Thomas gave his age as 28.
(30 April 2016)
Eliza was the illegitimate daughter of Mary, born in 1838 at (is believed) Oakham. Her mother married George Harris in 1839, but then died in 1841. George almost immediately married again, so that from the age of 2, Eliza was reared by her step-father and his 2nd wife. At the 1841 Census Eliza "Harris" was shown as “not born in Northants”, implying she was born in Rutland. At the 1851 Census George showed his step-daughter Eliza "Harris" as born at Oakham, Rutland. This information is presumed to have been correct, though it is unlikely that Eliza herself was ever told this. At the 1861 Census Eliza "Harris" was a servant with a family at Seaton, and she said she was born at Harringworth (which would have been the only place she knew from her childhood). So she was never shown in a Census as Eliza "Stubbs". In later Censuses, when she was Eliza "Smith", she usually stated she was born at Harringworth. However in 1911 she then stated Barrowden, suggesting she had perhaps obtained a birth certificate to support her claim for an Old Age Pension (Act introduced 1908). If so, the certificate she obtained was for her first-cousin, Eliza Stubbs, who was born at Barrowden. Eliza may not have realised this was an error.
Eliza in her turn had an illegitimate child before she married, the father of whom was George Goodman, an agricultural labourer of Rockingham who never subsequently married. The child, whilst registered as George Goodman Stubbs, but was always referred to as George Smith. After they were married, Thomas and Eliza had two children, whilst living in Rutland. These three children in total were:
George Goodman (born at Uppingham Workhouse, 9th April 1864), married Clara Duxbury;
[SMTH682] Mary Ann (born at Caldecott, 13th January 1869, baptised there 3rd October 1869), married [SHEP681] James Shepherd;
John Thomas (born at Caldecott, 1871, baptised there 2nd June 1872), married Isabella Adams.
The family moved from Caldecott to Yorkshire (c.1872-73), and for subsequent history see SMITH of the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Joseph Smith = Jane Cave
1841 Census 898/4-6 Caldecott (RUT) Joseph SMITH 65 shoemaker 1851 Census 2093-289 Caldecott Joseph SMITH H W 76 pauper Caldecott 1861 Census 2309-24 Caldecott Joseph SMITH H W 86 - Caldecott
William Smith = Charlotte Sharman
1841 Census 898/4-5 Caldecott (RUT) William SMITH 35 ag lab Charlotte SMITH 35 Samuel Smith 11 George Smith 10 Mary Smith 4 Thomas Smith 2 1851 Census 2093-282 Caldecott William SMITH H M 47 ag lab Caldecott Charlotte SMITH W M 48 Caldecott Samuel Smith S U 21 rail lab. Caldecott Mary Smith D - 14 stay maker Caldecott Thomas Smith S - 12 Caldecott Christiana A. Smith D - 7 scholar Caldecott James Smith S - 4 scholar Caldecott 1861 Census 2309-24 Caldecott William SMITH H M 57 shoemaker Caldecott Charlotte SMITH W M 58 Caldecott George Smith S W 30 ag lab Caldecott James Smith S - 15 farmers boy Caldecott 1871 Census 3304-49 Caldecott Cottage William SMITH H M 67 shoemaker Caldecott Charlotte SMITH W M 67 Caldecott Agness L. Smith G/D - 3 Caldecott
Thomas Smith = Eliza Stubbs
1841 Census 797/12-5 Harringworth (NTH) George Harris 25 ag lab N Mary Harris 20 N Eliza HARRIS 2 N [aka STUBBS] John Harris 6m Y 1851 Census 2093-308 Harringworth George Harris H M 36 ag lab Morcott RUT Elizabeth Harris W M 31 Harringworth Eliza HARRIS D/L - 12 Oakham RUT [aka STUBBS] John Harris S - 10 scholar Harringworth William Harris S - 6 scholar Harringworth Ann Harris D - 3 Harringworth George Harris S - 1m Harringworth 1861 Census 2310-69 Seaton (Rut) Josiah Royce H M 43 farmer & miller Seaton Jane Royce W M 33 Liddington Eliza HARRIS Sv U 21 general servant Harringworth NTH [aka STUBBS] Mathew Wright Sv U 18 general servant Barrowden 1861 Census 957-?84 Rushton (NTH) John Ginns H M 55 woodman Catesby Eleanor Ginns W M 54 Duddington and family all Rushton Thomas SMITH Lr U 22 railway lab Caldecott 1871 Census 3304-51 Caldecott (RUT), Cottage Thomas SMITH H M 33 farm lab Caldecott Eliza SMITH W M 32 Harringworth NTH George Smith S - 7 scholar Uppingham Mary A. Smith D - 2 scholar Caldecott