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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:45 GMT (UK) »
Death of Esther Mabel Smith aged 5, Sep qtr 1893 Stow.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #19 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:47 GMT (UK) »
Death of William Hermon Smith aged 1, Jun qtr 1887 Preston.

This places the family’s move from Devon (where he was born) to Lancs between Sep 1885 and mid-1887.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #20 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:52 GMT (UK) »
I haven't got a record of a William Herman Smith but my mother remembered talk of an uncle Ernie. Could be one and the same. Helena (Lena) was born in Stowmarket and as you say Hester Mabel died there (Stow), so the family clearly lived in Suffolk for some years before heading back up to Lancashire where their mother Sarah Anne Western was brought up. Arthur was my maternal grandfather

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #21 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 11:31 GMT (UK) »
In the Ionian Islands Chaplains Births index is this rather odd one - Limerick/Simerick must be one of the smaller islands:
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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #22 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 11:47 GMT (UK) »
In the Ionian Islands Chaplains Births index is this rather odd one - Limerick/Simerick must be one of the smaller islands:

Odd!  Is these a possible alternative explanation - that the chaplain moved with the regiment between the Ionian Islands and a base in Limerick (Ireland)?
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #23 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 13:53 GMT (UK) »
V odd indeed. I suppose it could be just a simple data entry error. Is there a date attached to the record?

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #24 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 14:00 GMT (UK) »
It's in the Ionian Islands military births index as well....no dates
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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #25 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 14:26 GMT (UK) »
Here's how it appears on the typed list. I am sure vol 2 p 32 would be worth a punt with the GRO, for £6. If you go through 'Overseas Event' & then you can specify father as Thomas so you won't have to pay if the father has another name. I understand, though, that not all military birth certificates have mother's maiden name.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #26 on: Wednesday 19 December 18 14:31 GMT (UK) »
I think my Smith is probably the one underneath the Limerick entry - I have a transcript of the Ionian Islands Military births file you have found, from c5d.co.uk. Presumably I can get the birth cert from Kew