James William Smith

Male 1801 - 1874


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  • Name  James William Smith 
    Born  31 Aug 1801  Spitalfields, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  13 Sep 1801  Shoreditch, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Event  1831-1841  Bethnal Geen Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Both James and his wife were in the workhouse. 
    Occupation  1831-1841 
    Weaver 
    Event  1847 
    Sarah and seven of her children were deserted by James who had gone to Macclesfield to try to find work. He was served with a warrant for non-appropriation.  
    Event  1851 
    His daughter Sarah, her husband Henry Rand and their 5 children also lived at 43 Brick Lane, as did two other families. 
    Occupation  1851-1861  Spitalfields Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Silk Weaver 
    Event  1871 
    His daughter Harriet, her husband George Smith and their children also live at 26 Booth Street. Next door at 27 Booth Street lives Samuel Green who was married to his daughter Mary Esther (died 1869), their children and his new wife Matilda. 
    Occupation  1873 
    Porter 
    Death  1874 
    Not sure if he was back in the Workhouse when he died.  
    Died  Oct 1874  St George in the East, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3511  Fidgen
    Last Modified  7 Jan 2015 

    Father  James Smith,   b. 20 Mar 1776, Shoreditch, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1827, Moor Lane, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Esther Bromwell,   b. 1776, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Aug 1800  Shoreditch, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1183  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah Sophia Clifford,   b. 30 Dec 1801, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1880, St George in the East, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 May 1821  Hackney, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Smith,   b. 1822, Mile End, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1891, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Smith,   b. 1825, East London Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Harriet Smith,   b. 1829, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Esther Smith,   b. 1830, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, Whitechapel, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. James William Smith,   b. 18 Dec 1831, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Emma Smith,   b. 2 May 1834, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924, West Ham, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Eliza Smith,   b. 18 Mar 1839, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1879, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Amelia Smith,   b. 4 Jun 1841, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1843, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. George Smith,   b. 27 Oct 1843, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912, West Ham, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. James Smith,   b. 1849, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  13 Oct 2014 
    Family ID  F1176  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Desertion of Family
    Desertion of Family
    James William Smith left his family in 1847 whilst he tried to find work.