James Smith

#270, (circa 1818-March 1900)
James Smith
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James was born circa 1818 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.1 His full name may have been James Torrance Smith.2

James Smith married Lydia Manthorpe, daughter of William Manthorpe and Hannah Read, circa March 1838 at Mutford Registration District, Suffolk.3,1

He was recorded as head of household in the 1841 census with Lydia Manthorpe (which other records indicate is his spouse) at Market Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The 1841 census only recorded adult ages rounded down to the nearest 5 years; his approximate age was recorded as 20 years old. Also in the household were their two young children.4 His occupation was recorded as being a plumber in the census.4

He was recorded as head of household in the 1851 census with Lydia Manthorpe as his spouse at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. His age was recorded as 34 years old. Also living in the house were six of their children aged 13 to three years old.5 His occupation was recorded as being a painter, plumber and glazier in the census.5 James and Lydia Manthorpe, aged 34 became the parents of Walter Thomas Smith on Friday, 16 May 1851 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.6,7,8

He was recorded as head of household in the 1861 census with Lydia Manthorpe as his spouse at 33 Market Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. He was recorded as being 43 years old. Also in the house were eight of his sons aged from 22 years to 12 months.1 His occupation was recorded as being a painter journeyman in the census.1

He was recorded as head of household in the 1871 census with Lydia Manthorpe as his spouse and children living at 6 Northumberland Close, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. He was recorded as being 53 years old.9 His occupation was recorded as being a plumber in the census.4

He was recorded as head of household in the 1881 census with Lydia Manthorpe as his spouse at 28 St. Nicholas Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. His age was recorded as being 63 years old, and also in the household was his youngest daughter.10 His occupation was recorded as being a plumber and glazier in the census.10

He was recorded as head of household in the 1891 census with Lydia Manthorpe as his spouse at 69 Nelson Road North, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. His age was recorded as 73 years old. Also in the house was their youngest daughter, her son-in-law and a visitor.11 His occupation was recorded as being a plumber and painter in the census.11

Late in life James and Lydia had a photo taken together.

James Smith abd Lydia Manthorpe


James died in March 1900 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.12,13

Children of James Smith and Lydia Manthorpe

Children
Last Edited20 Oct 2014

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
c 1818BirthGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk1
c 1838MarriageMutford Registration District, Suffolk3,1
1841Census (Eng) 1841Market Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk4
1841Occupation4
1851Census (Eng) 1851Great Yarmouth, Norfolk5
1851Occupation5
1861Census (Eng) 186133 Market Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk1
1861Occupation1
1863Occupation-hide13
1871Census (Eng) 18716 Northumberland Close, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk9
1871Occupation5 Northumberland Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk4
1881Census (Eng) 188128 St. Nicholas Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk10
Occupation10
1891Census (Eng) 189169 Nelson Road North, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk11
Occupation11
1900DeathGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk12,13
ChartsManthorpe Family - descendants
Read family - descendants
Smith family - descendants
Mike Hill - ancestors

Citations

  1. [S398] National Census for England, 1861 (online image) Registration district: Yarmouth, Sub-registration district: Yarmouth Northern (Household schedule number:162, Piece:1193, Folio:102, Page Number:29) (http://search.ancestry.com.au/iexec).
  2. [S554] Website Curious Fox (http://www.curiousfox.com) http://www.curiousfox.com/uk/mbprof2.lasso
  3. [S502] Website FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/) Mutford Registration District, 1838, Vol.Mar, p.13.
  4. [S397] National Census for England, 1841 (online image) Registration district: Great Yarmouth, Sub-registration district: Northern (Piece: 793, Book:2, Folio: 32, Page Number:20) (http://search.ancestry.com.au/iexec).
  5. [S392] National Census for England, 1851 (online image) Registration district: Yarmouth, Sub-registration district: Yarmouth Northern (Household schedule number: 241, Piece: 1806, Folio: 632, Page Number: 46) (http://search.ancestry.com.au/iexec).
  6. [S7] South Australia, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1879 No.380036.
  7. [S5] South Australia, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1851 Volume 3 No. 222 (Index only).
  8. [S322] The Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia), Obituary, 31 March 1930 p.9.
  9. [S412] National Census for England, 1871 (online image) Registration district: Yarmouth, Sub-registration district: Yarmouth Northern (Household schedule number: 181, Piece: 1789, Folio: 33, Page Number: 28) (http://search.ancestry.com.au/iexec).
  10. [S393] National Census for England, 1881 (online image) Class: RG11; Piece: 1913; Folio: 44; Page: 6; GSU roll: 1341462 (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/View.aspx).
  11. [S391] National Census for England, 1891 (online image) Class: RG12; Piece: 1502; Folio: 133; Page: 43; GSU Roll: 6096612 (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/View.aspx).
  12. [S510] Website FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/).
  13. [S500] GEDCOM file created by Peter Schofield, 29 Jan 2012.