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Thomas Edward Smith

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Thomas Edward Smith (1843–1909), steam engine builder

1843 Born at Newcastle-upon-Tyne the son of John Smith and his wife Rachel Mitcheson

1861 Living at 1 Hall's Court, St. Andrew's, Newcastle: John Smith (age 54 born Newcastle), Smith employing 5 men and boys. With his wife Rachel Smith (age 53 born Newcastle) and their son Thomas Edward Smith (age 18 born Newcastle). One servant.[1]

1871 Living at 15 St. Thomas Crescent, Saint Andrew's, Newcastle: John Smith (age 68 born Alwinton), Engineer. with his wife Rachael Smith (age 43(sic) born Cramlington) and their son Thomas E. Smith (age 28 born Newcastle). One servant. [2]

1877 February 7th. Married at Jesmond. Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Elizabeth J. Macfarlane (1844–)

1881 Living at 15 St, Thomas Crescent, St. Andrew's, Newcastle: Rachel Smith (age 73 born Morpeth) Widow. With her son Thomas E. Smith (age 38 born Newcastle), Engineer, and his wife Elizabeth J. Smith (age 38 born Newcastle) and their three children; Elizabeth R. Smith (age 3 born Newcastle); Edith I. Smith (age 1 born Newcastle); John E. Smith (born Newcastle). Two servants.[3]

1891 Living at 44 Eldon Street, Newcastle: Thomas E. Smith (age 48 born Newcastle), Steam Engine Builder - Employer. With his wife E. J. Smith (age 47 born Newcastle) and their four children; E. R. Smith (age 13 born Newcastle); John E. Smith (age 10 born Newcastle); Eliza M. Smith (age 8 born Newcastle); and Thomas Smith (age 4 born Newcastle). Two servants.[4]

1909 April 13th. Died.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1871 Census
  3. 1881 Census
  4. 1891 Census