Thomas Whistance Smith

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  • Name Thomas Whistance Smith 
    Born 1848  Shoreditch, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1848 and 30 Sep 1848  Shoreditch, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Birth Registration 
    • Volume 2, Page 405
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Engine Fitter 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    5 Bridge Street 
    Occupation 2 Mar 1873  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Engine Fitter 
    Residence 2 Mar 1873  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    5 Bridge Street 
    Occupation 11 Oct 1874  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Commission Agent 
    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 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Commission Agent 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    5 Bridge Street (Red Cow) 
    Died 23 Jan 1883  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried 3 Feb 1883  Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
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    Person ID I97189  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father Thomas Whistance Smith
              b. 19 Apr 1826, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Sep 1907, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Duff
              b. 1824, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Apr 1882, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1843  Saint Thomas, Dudley, Worcester, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F28288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Proffitt
              b. Abt 1852, Bilston, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1869 and 31 Dec 1869  Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 6c, Page 248
    Married 25 Dec 1869  Tipton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1848 - Shoreditch, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth Registration - Between 1 Jul 1848 and 30 Sep 1848 - Shoreditch, London, 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 MapsOccupation - Engine Fitter - 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 MapsOccupation - Engine Fitter - 2 Mar 1873 - 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 MapsOccupation - Commission Agent - 11 Oct 1874 - 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 MapsOccupation - Commission Agent - 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
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jan 1883 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Feb 1883 - Bilston, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From the 1871 England Census for Bilston, Staffordshire (RG10 Piece 2952 Folio 18 Page 5) Thomas W., 23, Engine Fitter born London, was with his parents-in-law John Proffitt, 60, Inn Keeper Master 2 Assistants from Willenhall, Staffordshire, and Mary Proffitt, 60, from Bilston, Staffordshire, at 5 Bridge Street, Bilston, Staffordshire, England. With him were his wife Mary W. (sic), 19, born Bilston, Staffordshire, 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) Thomas W., 31, Commission Agent from London, Middlesex, was with his wife Mary, 29, from Bilston, Staffordshire, 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. "Thomas Whistance Smith". The Williams Family Tree. https://williamsfamilytree.co.uk/tree/getperson.php?personID=I97189&tree=wft (accessed November 30, 2020).

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

    2. [S8515] FreeBMD. "England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915," database, FreeBMD . (http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl), accessed 1 Jun 2016), Birth Registration for Thomas Whistance SMITH (97189); Sep 1848; Shoreditch, London; Volume 2, Page 405..

    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. [S5950] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch . (http://new.familysearch.org), accessed 2 Jun 2016), entry for Thomas Whistance Smith, person ID K2YR-XXS..

    8. [S5950] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch . (http://new.familysearch.org), accessed 2 Jun 2016), entry for Thomas Whistance Smith, person ID LC3Z-DTX..

    9. [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..

    10. [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..