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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 13:50 GMT (UK) »
Baptism for the son Samuel G (7 b Devonport per 1891):

St Paul, Devonport, 26 October 1883

Samuel George Smith, born 2 October, son of William (Musician R.N.) and Sarah, of 49 Princess St.
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 #10 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:02 GMT (UK) »
Thanks AVM228. Does that infer DOB as 2/10/1883 and baptism as 23/10/1883? I do have a note of a George Smith but no specifics, so maybe he was Samuel George Smith.


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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:04 GMT (UK) »
Born 2 October 1883* and baptised 26 October 1883.

*Nine months and a day after their 1 January 1883 wedding :)
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 #12 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:08 GMT (UK) »
Cool  ;)

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:11 GMT (UK) »
Thanks ShaunJ. This is the first I've seen of an Esther Mabel Smith but quite possible. Am I correct in thinking that military births oversees were registered in the UK at the port of disembarkation, hence the Deal attribution or is that a myth?

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:16 GMT (UK) »
Regimental births were registered where they happened (overseas if applicable).  Also the census question is about birth, not registration.  Either way the Deal finding is in conflict with the Corfu ones.  Perhaps the family spent time in both places & there was some confusion?
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 #15 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:34 GMT (UK) »
ShaunJ - I have a family record of a Mabel Smith but no DOB etc, so clearly Hester Mabel is correct. Thanks for that.
avm228 - yes, that makes sense. Cheers

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Re: Military Birth in Corfu
« Reply #16 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:36 GMT (UK) »
Children of William Henry & Sarah Ann (as registered):

Samuel George Smith, mmn Western, Dec qtr 1883 Stoke Damerel
William Herman Smith, mmn Western, Dec qtr 1885 Stoke Damerel (died aged 1, Jun qtr 1887 Preston)
Esther Mabel Smith, mmn Western, Mar qtr 1888 Preston (died aged 5, Sep qtr 1893 Stow)
Sydney Charles Smith, mmn Western, Sep qtr 1891 Lancaster
Helena Smith, mmn Western, Mar qtr 1894 Stow
Arthur Smith, mmn Western, Mar qtr 1898 Cockermouth
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 #17 on: Tuesday 18 December 18 14:42 GMT (UK) »
Baptism for the second son:

St Aubynís, Devonport, 13 September 1885

William Herman Smith, born 29 August 1885.

Parents: William Henry (bandsman R.N.) and Sarah Anne, of 35 St Aubyn Street.
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)