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Pensford church

St Thomas 'a Becket Church
Pensford, Somerset

Photo taken 1998

Temple church

Temple Church Bristol, England
Photo taken 4 Sep 2006

Stanton Drew Parish Church

St Mary the Virgin, Stanton Drew Parish Church, Somerset
Photo taken 5 Sep 2006

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George SMITH m 1823 Mary FLOWER
2. George SMITH b 9 Apr 1799 Pensford, Somerset s/o Thomas SMITH the Younger and Jemimah JEFFRIES.

1876 Death in the Registration District of Clutton, Sub-district of Chew Magna, County of Somerset.
George SMITH died 1 Sep 1876 Pensford St Thomas, 78 yrs, Potato Dealer, Cause of Death: Chronic Bronchitis and Heart Disease, General Debility, Dropsy, 6 months, certified by Charles Howell COLLINS, Informant: Emily HARDWELL, Grand Daughter of deceased, Present at the Death, Bedminster, Bristol, Registered 7 Sep 1876, Thomas MILTON, Deputy Registrar. [Entry 354 cert DXZ415814]

George SMITH m 11 Aug 1823 Temple Church, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, Mary FLOWER [IGI extracted marriage record, no source information]

3. Mary FLOWER chr 7 Mar 1801 Publow, Somerset, England d/o James FLOWER/Mrs Betty FLOWER [Submitted to IGI Film Number 456542]
Also Mary FLOWER chr 1801 Publow, Somerset, England, d 1884 d/o James FLOWER/Mrs Bettie SHAW FLOWER [Submitted to IGI Film Number 170588 Page 229 Reference 8912]

1884 Death in the Registration District of Clutton, Sub-district of Chew Magna, County of Somerset
Mary SMITH died 10 Sep 1884 Stanton Drew RSD, aged 84 yrs, Widow of George SMITH, Potato jobber, Cause of death: Old Age, Certified by Edmund HALE, Informant: (X The Mark) of Ann HAZEL, Present at the Death, Stanton Drew, Registered 15 Sep 1884, Charles H COLLINS, Registrar. [Entry 395, cert DXZ 415855]

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
George Smith,
Who Departed this life September 1, 1876,
AGED 78 YEARS
---
WEEP not for the dear one, he is landed in glory;
He is gone to the regions of pleasure above,
With Angels and Seraphs is chanting the story,
Of Jesu's undying unchangable love.
 
Hodges Undertaker, Bedminster.
In
Loving Memory Of
Mary Smith,
Who Departed this life Sept, 11th, 1884,
Aged 84 Years
---
In peace let me resign my breath,
And Thy salvation see;
My sins deserved eternal death,
But Jesus died for me.
 
Hodges Undertaker, Bedminster.

(Funeral cards among the papers of Georgina ms SMITH, held by Delcie Barlow, provided by WS)

1841 British Census taken 6/7 June [HO 107, Piece 947, Folio 10, Page 9]
Dwelling at Pensford, Parish of St Thomas in Pensford, Somerset, England
SMITH George, 40, Agricultural Laborer, Mary 37, George 12, Sarah 10, Maryann 7, Jesse 5, Alfred 2 (all born in County of Somerset)

1851 British Census taken 30/31 March [HO 107/1938, Folio 308, Page3]
Dwelling in Township of St Thomas Pensford, Somerset
SMITH George, Head, 50, Potatoe (sic) Dealer, born Somerset, Pensford
SMITH Mary, Wife, 50, born Somerset, Publow
SMITH Alfred, Son, 11, Scholar, born Somerset, Pensford
SMITH John, Son, 9, Scholar, born Somerset, Pensford
SMITH Jezeal, Gr Daur, 2 and 1/2, born Monmouthshire, Risca.
(Jehzeel SMITH d/o Henry SMITH/Athaliah PHILLIPS b 29 Jun 1848, was brought up by her grandparents after her mother died 12 Jan 1851 in Machen Lower, Monmouthshire)

1861 British Census taken 7/8 April [RG 9/1678, Folio 73, Page 5]
Dwelling at Pensford Hill, Parish of St Thomas, Town of Pensford, Registration District of Clutton, Sub-registration District of Chew Magna, Somerset, England
SMITH George, Head, 62, Stone Haulier, born Somerset, Pensford
SMITH Mary, Wife, 60, born Somerset, Publow.

1871 British Census taken 2/3 April [RG 10/2469, Folio 25, Page 6]
Dwelling at Pensford Hill, Ecclesiastical Parish of St Thomas, Registration District of Clutton, Sub-registration District of Chew Magna, Somerset, England
SMITH George, Head, 71, formerly Agricultural Laborer, born St Thomas in Pensford, Somerset
SMITH Mary, Wife, 70, formerly Domestic Servant, born Publow, Somerset

1881 British Census taken 3/4 April [RG 11/2426, Folio 83, Page 5]
Dwelling at Pensford Hill, Ecclesiastical Parish of St Thomas, Registration District of Clutton, Sub-registration District of Chew Magna, Somerset, England
SMITH Mary, Head, Widow, 80, Charwoman unemployed, born Publow, Somerset.

George SMITH (1799-1876) and his wife Mary (ms FLOWER) (1801-1884) are buried to the left of the church at Pensford. Their gravestone is flat on the ground. These were the parents of George SMITH (1828-1894) who married Melinda ANDREWS (1828-1891). Her parents William Nelson ANDREWS (c1804-1884) and Martha (nee PRICE) (1805-1858) are also buried in Pensford Churchyard.

Smith grave
Smith grave
Transcription
In Loving Memory of
GEORGE SMITH
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
SEP 1 1876 AGED 78 YEARS
Also of
MARY SMITH
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED
SEP 10 1884
AGED 53 YEARS

Left: Wayne Sinclair photo Jun 1996
Right: Same gravestone almost unreadable in Sep 2006

Smith grave

Children of George SMITH and Mary FLOWER
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Thomas SMITH m 1790 Jemimah JEFFRIES

James FLOWER m 1790 Bettie SHAW

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