Mary Proffitt

Mary Proffitt[1]

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  • Name Mary Proffitt 
    Born Abt 1852  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    England 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Bridge Street 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    5 Bridge Street 
    Residence 2 Mar 1873  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    5 Bridge Street 
    Residence 11 Oct 1874  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    5 Bridge Street 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    5 Bridge Street (Red Cow) 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
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    Person ID I97188  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father John Proffitt
              b. 18 Jun 1810, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Berry
              b. Abt 1816, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 Nov 1832  St. Peter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F28286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Whistance Smith
              b. 1848, Shoreditch, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Jan 1883, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1869 and 31 Dec 1869  Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 6c, Page 248
    Married 25 Dec 1869  Tipton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. George Whistance Smith
              b. 1870, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1903, Sewree, Bombay, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     2. Emma Louisa Whistance Smith
              b. 1873, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Whistance Smith
              b. 1874, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1882, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     4. Thomas Whistance Smith
              b. 1876, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jun 1879, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     5. Harriet Whistance Smith
              b. 1882, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Sep 1885, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F28287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1852 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bridge Street - 7 Apr 1861 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage Registration - Between 1 Oct 1869 and 31 Dec 1869 - Dudley, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1869 - Tipton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Bridge Street - 2 Apr 1871 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Bridge Street - 2 Mar 1873 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Bridge Street - 11 Oct 1874 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Bridge Street (Red Cow) - 3 Apr 1881 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From the 1861 England Census for Bilston, Staffordshire (RG 9 Piece 2007 Folio 107 Page 12) Mary, 9, was with her parents John, 50, Locksmith from Willenhall, Staffordshire, and Mary, 50, from Bilston, Staffordshire, at Bridge Street, Bilston, Staffordshire, England. With her were her siblings Emma, 26, Japanner, George, 18, Fitter, Eliza, 15, and Ann, 11. All the children were recorded as having been born in Bilston, Staffordshire.

      From the 1871 England Census for Bilston, Staffordshire (RG10 Piece 2952 Folio 18 Page 5) Mary W. (sic), 19, born Bilston, Staffordshire, was with her parent John, 60, Inn Keeper Master 2 Assistants from Willenhall, Staffordshire, and Mary, 60, from Bilston, Staffordshire, at 5 Bridge Street, Bilston, Staffordshire, England. With her were her husband Thomas W. Smith, 23, Engine Fitter born London, and son George W., 8 months, born Bilston, Staffordshire. Also present was servant Ann Owen, 21, General Domestic Servant from Bilston, Staffordshire.

      From the 1881 England Census for Bilston, Staffordshire (RG11 Piece 2815 Folio 37 Page 5) Mary, 29, from Bilston, Staffordshire, was with her husband Thomas W., 31, Commission Agent from London, Middlesex, at 5 Bridge Street (Red Cow), Bilston, Staffordshire, England. With them were their children George W., 10, Emma W., 8, and Mary W., 6. All the children were recorded as Scholars born Bilston, Staffordshire. Lodging with the family was Thomas Bull, 23, Moulder in Iron Factory from Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.

  • Reference  The Williams Family Tree. "Mary Proffitt". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I97188&tree=wft (accessed December 1, 2020).

  • Sources 
    1. [S9892] GEDCOM Report for Proffitt. "GEDCOM Report for Proffitt,".

    2. [S9839] England. Staffordshire.. 1861 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : n.d., Bilston, folio 107, page 12; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : accessed 31 May 2016); citing PRO RG 9/2007.

    3. [S9624] England. Staffordshire.. 1871 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : n.d., Bilston, folio 18, page 5; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : accessed 2 Jun 2016); citing PRO RG 10/2952.

    4. [S9875] "Staffordshire Baptisms," database, FindMyPast . (http://search.findmypast.co.uk), accessed 2 Jun 2016), Baptism for Emma Louisa SMITH (97191); 2 Mar 1873: St. Leonard's, Bilston, Staffordshire, England..

    5. [S9875] "Staffordshire Baptisms," database, FindMyPast . (http://search.findmypast.co.uk), accessed 2 Jun 2016), Baptism for Mary SMITH (97192); 11 Oct 1874: St. Leonard's, Bilston, Staffordshire, England..

    6. [S9849] England. Staffordshire.. 1881 census of England. Digital images.Ancestry. http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : n.d., Bilston, folio 37, page 5; digital images, Ancestry (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : accessed 2 Jun 2016); citing PRO RG 11/2815.

    7. [S9859] "Staffordshire Marriages," database. (http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbprs%2fstaff%2fmar%2f282280%2f1), accessed 31 May 2016), Marriage for John PROFFITT and Mary BERRY (28286); 5 Nov 1832: St. Peter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England..

    8. [S8519] FreeBMD. "England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915," database, FreeBMD . (http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl), accessed 2 Jun 2016), Marriage Registration for Thomas Whistance SMITH (97189) and Mary PROFFITT (97188); Dec 1869; Dudley, Staffordshire; Volume 6c, Page 248..

    9. [S8561] "England Marriages, 1538–1973," database, LDS, FamilySearch . (https://familysearch.org), accessed 2 Jun 2016), Marriage for Thomas Whistance SMITH and Mary PROFFITT (28287); 25 Dec 1869: Tipton, Staffordshire, England..