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c.1872 Born son of William Smith in Nottingham
1887 Apprenticed at Sydney Smith and Sons
1895 Appointed general works manager to the firm
1898 Joined I Mech E as an Associate Member. An engineer's brass founder and steam gauge manufacturer. of Sydney Smith and Sons, Basford Brass Works, Nottingham
1911 Herbert William Smith 39, Director of limited liability company, Engineer's brass founder and engine and boiler mounting manufacturer, lived in Nottingham with Elizabeth Louisa Smith 36, Florence Mary Smith 5, Dorothy Storey Smith 1