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Smith Surname Nightmare
« on: Wednesday 14 October 20 23:47 BST (UK) »
Hi could anyone help me I am having grate difficulty looking for this man.
George Smith I have attached the census below for him and his wife.

George Smith 1890/91/92 Born Liverpool
His dad was called Thomas William Smith Occupation Carter.
He had a brother called Ernest Smith but we don't know he was born. We know the above information because of the marriage certificate between George and Edith.

He was a driver in the Army Service Corps and based in Germany East Africa in WW1.
Regiment number 1471777
We can't find him before 1911 and after 1918.

Any help would be grateful

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Re: Smith Surname Nightmare
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 14 October 20 23:49 BST (UK) »
Couldn't post 1911 census sorry :-\

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Re: Smith Surname Nightmare
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 15 October 20 00:39 BST (UK) »
Childrens names would be useful
Do you have addresses too from census and when he married

Totally empathise with Smith nightmares
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Re: Smith Surname Nightmare
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 15 October 20 00:49 BST (UK) »
Marriages March 1/4 1911 
Edith M Richardson    age 17
George Smith age 20    W. Derby    8b   713    
They may have been living at 10 Nuttall St Edge Hill. George possibly a railway clerk.





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Re: Smith Surname Nightmare
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 15 October 20 00:55 BST (UK) »
George Smith's pension ledger says he was born 1889, no day or month given.

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Re: Smith Surname Nightmare
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 15 October 20 08:03 BST (UK) »
Alfred Ernest Smith 16th august 1911
George vincent Smith 16th august 1911
Leslie Smith 1912

Two older ones were twins

Both were put in Liverpool home for destitute children on myrtle st sent to canada and the mum paid for Alfred to come back.

Leslie settled out in Canada.

We know George was put in a home in Moss Street but came back home at some point.

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Re: Smith Surname Nightmare
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 15 October 20 08:54 BST (UK) »
There is a Thomas Smith who is a carter in 1891 and a timber carter in 1901.
He is married to Alice, and lives in Bootle. George born 1888/1889.
ages in 1901.
Thomas Smith   35
Alice Smith   37
Thomas Smith   15
George Smith   12
Margaret Smith   7

Thomas's father-in-law is George Orme
ages in 1891  George Orme and others in same household
Thomas Smith   27 born Liverpool living in Bootle
Alice Smith   26  born Bootle
Thomas Smith   4
George Smith   2

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« Reply #7 on: Thursday 15 October 20 08:59 BST (UK) »
Thomas Smith married Alice Orme in 1886, Walton-on-the-Hill, details in Ancestry.  He is a carter on marriage certificate.

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Re: Smith Surname Nightmare
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 15 October 20 09:04 BST (UK) »
He had a brother called Ernest Smith but we don't know he was born. We know the above information because of the marriage certificate between George and Edith.

Does it state that Ernest Smith was his brother, or that Ernest Smith was a witness?  He could have been an uncle, or totally unrelated.