Smythson Family History

Henry Montague Smythson

Male 1848 - 1909  (60 years)


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  • Name Henry Montague Smythson 
    Born 2 Jan 1848  5 William st, Lambeth Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 1909  Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I644  Smythson Tree
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2013 

    Father Montague Porcius Smythson,   b. 21 Jan 1823, Rochdale, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1891, Cheshire County Lunatic Asylum, Parkside, Macclesfield. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Amelia Shalders,   b. 1825, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1866, 14 Cambridge St, Southampton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1844  The parish Church, St Sidwell, Exeter Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Witensses William Shalders, Elizabeth Davis
    Family ID F573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth White Washington,   b. 1850, Littleport, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1869  Camberwell Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Witnesses Edwin C Graves and Sarah Henrietta Blair
    Children 
     1. Blanche Elizabeth Smythson,   b. 6 Apr 1870, 5 Catherine Place, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942, Willesden, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Henry Montague Smythson,   b. 1872, St Pancras, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1952, 30 Langler Road, Willesden, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Frances Ann Smythson,   b. 21 Aug 1876, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1950, Torquay Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Daisy Smythson,   b. 27 Nov 1880, Pimlico, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942, Plymouth, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Elizabeth White Smythson,   b. 16 Jun 1882, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1966  (Age 84 years)
     6. Ernest George Smythson,   b. 1884, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, Hendon, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     7. Marcus Jackson Smythson,   b. 1886, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1960  (Age 74 years)
     8. Mabel Smythson,   b. 1888, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. George Purll Smythson,   b. Jul 1890, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1917, Ypres, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     10. Catherine White Smythson,   b. 1893, Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth registered Montague Henry Smith, but as per below he was referred to as Harry/Henry for the rest of his life.

      Birth certificate:
      2 Jan 1848 at 5 William Street Lambeth, Montague Henry Smith son of Montague Smith comedian and Amelia Smith formerly Shalders, informant father montague Smith of 5 William Street, Lambeth.

      Marriage certificate original parish record St George, Camberwell (ancestry):
      13 Jun 1869 by Banns,
      Harry Montague Smythson of full age bachelor cabinet Maker of 5 Georges Road to
      Elizabeth White Washington of full age spinster of same address,
      fathers' names; Montague Smythson actor & George Washington deceased,
      witnesses; Edwin C Groves & Sarah Henrietta Muir.

      1851 census: Harry Smythson age 5 living with Shalder grandparents Portsea, Portsmouth.
      1861 census: Henry Smythson aged 14 living in a Commercial St., Boys refuge in Whitechapel, scholar, born Lambeth. (His parents were 'on tour' with his younger siblings, looks like they left him in London)
      1871 census: 'Henry Smgthan' age 22 Cabinet maker born Lambeth, Surrey with wife Elizabeth 19 born Cambridgeshire and new born Blanch 1 born Pimlico living 2 Coburg St, Somers Town, St Pancras.
      1881 census:'Henry Smithson' age 32 Cabinet maker born Lambeth with wife Elizabeth 27 born Cambridgeshire and children Henry 9 born St Pancras, Blanch 10 born Manchester (!), Frances 4 born Kent & Daisey 4 months born Pimlico, all at Churchway, St Pancras.
      1891 census: Henry Smythson aged 42 cabinet maker, born Lambeth, living Marylebone, with wife Bessie 40, and seven children, Harry 19, Daisy 10, Bessie 8, Ernest 7, Mark 5, Mable 3 & George 9 months at 5 Hardington Place, Marylebone.
      1901 census: age 52 cabinet maker own account born Marylebone with wife Elizabeth 49 born Littleport Cambridge, and children Marcus 15 cabinet maker, Mabel 13, George 10, Kath 8 (born Camberwell) all rest born Marylebone, living in 3 rooms at 15 Salisbury Street, Marylebone.

      Montague Smythen Full age on marriage, bachelor, Cabinet maker residing Georges road (presumably Camberwell).
      1888 daughter Blanches marriage cert shown as Henry, cabinet maker
      1894: Per son's wedding cert occupation of (both of them) is cabinet maker
    • (Research):1851 - can't find him
      Freebmd birth - can't find him

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Birth Certificate, Parents Montague Smith and Amelia Shalders (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S11] 1851 census, age 5 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S4] 1861 Census, age 14 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S8] 1871 Census, age 22 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S7] 1881 Census, age 32 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S2] 1901 census, age 52 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S20] FreeBMD, Sep 1909 Kensington age 58 1a 68 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S6] Marriage certificate, Smith (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S20] FreeBMD, Jun 1868 Camberwell 1d 798 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S6] Marriage certificate.