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Farmer smith??

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Hi,

I am looking for info. on a William smith b. 1825-30 Herefordshire. His father was also a William and was a farmer. They were from Much Marcle. William junior married twice, don't know anything about 1st wife, 2nd wife was Harriet Hooper from Worcestershire. they married in aug 1858. marriage cert. says william was a widower.
Any thing on his family would be good. Thanks
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Hi Pam,

Looks as this could be yours on the 1871 census

civil parish Claines, reg dist Droitwich, sub reg dist Claines

William Smith head age age 48 occ market gardener born Much Martte ( as transcribed by ancestry, though not to clear on census either)
Harriett Smith wife age 33 born Hallow Worcestershire
Henry Smith son age 13 born Claines occ errand boy
William Smith son age 10 born Claines
John C Smith son age 8 born Claines
Mary E Smith dau age 5 born Claines
Ellenb F Smith dau age 3 born Claines
Alfred A Smith son age 4 months born Claines.

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Hi Juliejtp,

Thank you for the 1871 census. Do you have any information before that? I am interested in William and his father in Hereford, probably around 1851/41?
Many thanks
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Hi Pam,

Found this family on 1851 census

civil parish Much Marcle, reg dist Ledbury, sub reg dist Ledury

Emma Smith head widow age 5 occ farmer of 15 acres born Lambeth Surrey
Mary Ann Smith dau age 32 famers dau born Much Marcle
Emma Farlow Smith dau age 29 " " " " "
William Smith son age 29 farmers son " " "
John Smith son age 22 " " " " "
Louisa Smith visitor age 52 farmers wife born Lambeth Surrey
Harriett Brown gen servant age 15 born Hereford Upton Bishop
Thomas Jellyman ag labourer age 17 born Much Marcle.

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Hi Pam,

Looked up this family on 1841 census no William but a Thomas, the 1841 census dosnt give household relationships, do you want the info?

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1841 census

civil parish Much Marcle

Louisa Smith age 40 occ farmer born out of county
Elizabeth Smith age 15 born in county
Louisa Smith age 14 " "
Sarah Smith age 11 " "
Thomas Smith age 8 " "
George Smith age 7 " "
Mary Smith age 2 " "
James Smith age 2 months "
William Smith age 20 occ farmer born in county

I would think this is the same Louisa as on the 1851 census could be the same William as the ages were rounded down 5 years on the 1841 census.

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Hi Juliejtp,
Thank you for the 1851/41. I will have a good look at them, I know William's dad was also a William and a farmer from his marriage cert. is there any way to find out if Emma was married to a William? Also if she was a widow in 1851 would it have said father deceased in the marriage cert.? William married in 1858.
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Hi Pam,

1851 census civil parish Much Marcle, reg dist Ledbury, sub reg dist Ledbury

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William Smith head mar age 61 occ farmer (the inks a bit thick couldnt quite understand the rest of his ooc)
Elizabeth Dau age 26 farmer dau
Louisa Smith dau age 24 " "
William Henry son age 23 " "
Sarah Ann dau age 20
Thomas Smith son age 18
Mary Emma dau age 13
James Smith son age 10
all born Much Marcle

Maria Edwards household servant
Charles Thomas farm servant
Thomas Perrin farm servant

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Hi again,

Thank you, that one looks good. I notice that there is no mother/wife. Is it possible then that Louisa died before 1851.? I have a marriage for a William and a Mrs Louisa Smith, but no date. I also have a record of a Louisa Smith born Much Marcle and not Lambeth... confusing eh?
Many thanks for your help.
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Hi Juliejtp,

I think William junior had a son Charles born 1853ish . the 1861 census says St. Mary's shropshire. Charles was 8 in 1861. Don't know 1st wifes name. Harriet had Henry/Harry before she and william married. Their marrriage cert. says 'full age' which is annoying as I was hoping to find out if William was alot older than Harriet.
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