Susan Smy

Susan Smy

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  • Name Susan Smy 
    Born Abt 1813  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    England 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Pauper 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Housekeeper 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Beach House 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Servant 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Quay Street 
    Died 1882  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1882 and 30 Sep 1882  Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Death Registration 
    • Volume 4a, Page 417
    Buried 7 Jul 1882  St. Bartholomew, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
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    Person ID I97019  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father James Smy
              b. Abt 1790
              d. 1850, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Susan Cooper
              b. 1790, Hollesley, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Oct 1871, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 31 May 1813  Sutton, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F28237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    _MARRIED
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Smy
              b. Abt 1835, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Eliza Smy
              b. 1837, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Emma Smy
              b. 1839, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Smy
              b. Abt 1842, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Henry Smy
              b. 1843, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1895, Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     6. Mary Ann Smy
              b. 1846, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Betsey Smy
              b. 1848, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1878, Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     8. Sarah Smy
              b. 1850, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 25 May 2016 
    Family ID F28236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Henry Lewis
              b. Abt 1812, Sudbourne, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1896, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    _MARRIED
    Children 
     1. James Smy
              b. Abt 1853, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. George Smy
              b. 1855, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 
    Family ID F28238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1813 - Iken, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Pauper - 6 Jun 1841 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Housekeeper - 30 Mar 1851 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Beach House - 7 Apr 1861 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Servant - 2 Apr 1871 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Quay Street - 3 Apr 1881 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1882 - Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death Registration - Between 1 Jul 1882 and 30 Sep 1882 - Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Jul 1882 - St. Bartholomew, Orford, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Although Susan and Henry appear to be married from some of the census returns, there is no evidence that they did actually wed.

      From the 1841 England Census for Orford, Suffolk (HO107 Piece 1031 Book 13 Folio 5A Page 4) Susan, 28, Pauper, and her sister Betsey, 19, and daughters Elizabeth, 6, and Emma, 2, were in Orford, Suffolk, England. All were recorded as having been born in Suffolk.

      From the 1851 England Census for Orford, Suffolk (HO107 Piece 1802 Folio 478 Page 15) Susan, unmarried, 38, Servant from Iken, Suffolk, was Housekeeper for Henry Lewis, unmarried, 39, Fishman from Subourne, Suffolk, in Orford, Suffolk, England. With her were her children Elizabeth, 9, Henry, 7, Mary A., 5, Betsey, 3, and Sarah, 11 months. All the children were recorded as having been born in Orford, Suffolk.

      From the 1861 England Census for Orford, Suffolk (RG 9 Piece 1175 Folio 53 Page 9) Susan, 48, from Orford, Suffolk, was with her (common-law) husband Henry Lewis, 50, Fisherman from Sudbourne, Suffolk, at Beach House, Orford, Suffolk, England. With her were her children Betsey, 13, Sarah, 10, James, 8, and George, 6. All the children were recorded as having been born in Orford, Suffolk.

      From the 1871 England Census for Orford, Suffolk (RG10 Piece 1764 Folio 52 Page 9) Susan, unmarried, 58, from Subourne, Suffolk, was a servant for Henry Lewis, 59, unmarried, Fisherman from Iken, Suffolk, in Orford, Suffolk, England.

      From the 1881 England Census for Orford, Suffolk (RG11 Piece 1887 Folio 7 Page 7) Susan, 67, from Iken, Suffolk, was with her son-in-law Henry Simpson, 25, Fisherman from Woodbridge, Suffolk, and daughter Sarah, 29, from Orford, Suffolk, in Quay Street, Orford, Suffolk, England. With her were her husband Henry, 67, Fisherman from Sudbourne, Suffolk, son George, 26, Fisherman from Orford, Suffolk, and grand-niece Dorothy Smith, 11, Scholar born Sudbourne, Suffolk.

  • Reference  The Williams Family Tree. "Susan Smy". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I97019&tree=wft (accessed November 25, 2020).

  • Sources 
    1. [S9850] England. Suffolk.. 1841 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8978 : n.d., Orford, folio 5A, page 4; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8978 : accessed 21 May 2016); citing PRO HO 107/1031/13.

    2. [S9513] England. Suffolk.. 1851 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : n.d., Orford, folio 478, page 15; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : accessed 21 May 2016); citing PRO HO 107/1802.

    3. [S9514] England. Suffolk.. 1861 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : n.d., Orford, folio 53, page 9; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : accessed 21 May 2016); citing PRO RG 9/1175.

    4. [S9830] England. Suffolk.. 1871 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : n.d., digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : accessed 21 May 2016); citing PRO RG 10.

    5. [S9512] England. Suffolk.. 1881 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : n.d., Orford, folio 7, page 7; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : accessed 21 May 2016); citing PRO RG 11/1887.

    6. [S8517] FreeBMD. "England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915," database, FreeBMD . (http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl), accessed 21 May 2016), Death Registration for Susan SMY (97019); Age 69 (1813); Sep 1882; Plomesgate, Suffolk; Volume 4a, Page 417..

    7. [S9266] Federation of Family History Societies. National Burial Index Third Edition. CD-ROM database. N.p.: n.p., n.d., Burial for Susan SMY (97019); 7 Jul 1882: St. Bartholomew, Orford, Suffolk, England.

    8. [S8561] "England Marriages, 1538–1973," database, LDS, FamilySearch . (https://familysearch.org), accessed 26 May 2016), Marriage for James SMYE and Susan COOPER (28237); 31 May 1813: Sutton, Suffolk, England..