Edward Smith1

#124, (19 November 1884-26 June 1961)
FatherWalter Thomas Smith (16 May 1851-19 Mar 1930)
MotherLucy Deane (c 1859-May 1943)
ChartsDeane Family - descendants
Manthorpe Family - descendants
Read family - descendants
Smith family - descendants
Edward Smith on his wedding day(?) c1914
The Smith Brothers; James at back, Ted (?) and Arthur (?) seated
     NOTE: The information on this page is my research to date and is subject to change as I become better informed. I very much welcome any corrections or additional info you might have - my email address is at the bottom of this page - Tim Hill.
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Edward Smith was a farmer with his father-in-law.2 Edward was born on Wednesday, 19 November 1884 at the Adelaide suburb of Parkside.3 He was the son of Walter Thomas Smith and Lucy Deane. He presumably lived with his parents at Cape Borda, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, in August 1898.4 Jim and his brothers Edward and Arthur had their photos taken together c1905. He presumably lived with his parents at Kongorong, South Australia, in August 1912.5 Edward Smith was a farmer working for his father-in-law, Frank Uphill at Kongorong, South Australia.6,7

Edward Smith married Ivy Constance Uphill, daughter of Frank R. Uphill, on Monday, 13 July 1914 at Mt. Gambier, South Australia. They were 29 and 20 respectively.8
Connie and Edward on their wedding day
Source: Alan Pycroft
Edward was a private with the AIF in France.2,7 Edward was reported missing on April 11th; this news reached home Thursday, 17 May 1917.9,2,10 Edward news was received on Wednesday, 20 June 1917 that Edward was severely wounded and was a prisoner of war in Germany.9,2

It seems that Walter and Lucy's land at Kongorong, South Australia was forfeited under a Closer Settlement Agreement due to non-payment of arrears (the newspaper incorrectly states that this applied to Section 696; the Smiths held Section 496). This land was then noted as an 'abandoned block' and made available for selection 4th of September 1919. It was then granted to their son Edward in January 1920.11,12,13,14 Edward news was received on February 1919 that Edward had been retrurned to England.9,2 Edward lived in March 1930 at Mt. Gambier, South Australia.1

His father died 19 March 1930 at the age of 78. Edward was aged 45 when this happened.1516
The whole Smith family.
Source: Alan Pycroft


Edward died on 26 June 1961 at age 76.16

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
Occupation2
1884Birththe Adelaide suburb of Parkside3
OccupationKongorong, South Australia6,7
1914MarriageMt. Gambier, South Australia8
Connie and Edward on their wedding day
Source: Alan Pycroft
1917MilitaryFrance2,7
1917MilitaryGermany9,2,10
1917MilitaryGermany9,2
1919MilitaryEngland9,2
1930ResidenceMt. Gambier, South Australia1
1961Death16

Family

Ivy Constance Uphill (15 Sep 1893-18 Jul 1976)
Children

Citations

  1. [S322] The Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia), Obituary, 31 March 1930 p.9.
  2. [S1058] The Border Watch, 1917 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES.', Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954), 23 June, p. 5. , viewed 06 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article77665997
  3. [S5] South Australia, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Vol 339 p.426 (District of Adelaide).
  4. [S322] The Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia), 1898 'CHURCH INTELLIGENCE.', The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931), 17 August, p. 6. , viewed 03 Feb 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article29415708
  5. [S458] The Register (Adelaide), 1912 'Family Notices', The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), 11 September, p. 10. , viewed 07 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article58596616
  6. [S1058] The Border Watch, 1917 'SOUTH-EASTERN SOLDIERS.', The South Eastern Times (Millicent, SA : 1906 - 1954), 18 May, p. 2. , viewed 07 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article200034927
  7. [S1026] Manthorpe website (http://www.manthorpe.org.uk/modules/news/article.php).
  8. [S7] South Australia, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Vol.260 p.130.
  9. [S458] The Register (Adelaide), 1917 'BIOGRAPHICAL.', The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), 25 June, p. 6. , viewed 07 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59138102
  10. [S1058] The Border Watch, 1917 'AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES.', Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954), 23 May, p. 4. , viewed 07 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article77665138
  11. [S1058] The Border Watch, 1917 'THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE', Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954), 30 November, p. 1. , viewed 07 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article77670752 ("Land Forfeited.-Perpetual lease of Sees. 564 and 506, Hd. of Binnum, held by J. McLay, for non-payment'of rent.
    Closer settlement agreement of Sec. 696, Hd. Kongorong, held by W. T. Smith, for non-payment of arrears.).
  12. [S1058] The Border Watch, 1920 'THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.', Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954), 9 January, p. 2. , viewed 07 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article77742146
  13. [S1059] The Narracoorte Herald, 1920 'FRIDAY, JANUARY 16. 1920.', The Narracoorte Herald (SA : 1875 - 1954), 16 January, p. 2. , viewed 07 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article147107537
  14. [S1058] The Border Watch, 1919 'THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.', Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954), 19 September, p. 1. , viewed 07 Jan 2019, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article77753342
  15. [S489] The Advertiser and Register (Adelaide, South Australia), 19 Mar 1931 p.8.
  16. [S975] E-mails from Alan Pycroft to Tim Hill, 2017- 'Re: Walter Thomas Smith' - 28 June 2017 at 20:50.