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Query by Redjen

Edward SMITH married Elizabeth COLLINGS in Durham England was murdered on ship to Australia.
Children are Robert and Edwin b. 1843 d. 18th Aug 1909
Need to know D.O.B's of Edward,Elizabeth and Robert.
Any other information is also appreciated

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on 2012-11-16 23:49:47

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by SilverVixen on 2012-11-17 09:45:14

Edward Smith married Elizabeth Collins (sic) Weardale, Durham,1845 Q3 24 314

Not easy surnames to research but assuming Weardale was where Elizabeth was living before she married I have an Elizabeth Collins (sic) in the UK 1841 census living at "Between East Side Of Market Place and Woscrop, Walsingham, Weardale
JOHNSON Thomas 25 (1816) born Durham
" Jane, 25 (1816) Durham
" Jane, 6 (1835) Durham
" William, 2 (1839) Durham
" Thomas 6 months (1841) Durham
SMITH David, 14 (1827) Durham
Collins (sic) Elizabeth 15(1826) Not born in Durham (In 1841 census they just put Y or N for born in the district yes or no)

Notsure if that is any help to you

by kellieannesmith on 2015-02-16 02:33:51

Edwin Smith is my great great Grandfather. All we know is he came here to Australia on the ship "William Miles" in 1853 with his mother Elizabeth. He died here in Mirboo North in 1909 and that is all we know of the family. Any new information would be greatly appreciated. We had always heard a story of his father Edward being murdered on a ship on his way to Australia; but weren't sure if it was true or not.
Can't wait to hear from you,

by kellieannesmith on 2015-02-16 03:06:30

COREECTION ON^^ The ship was "Clara Symes"

by wizard28 on 2015-02-16 06:55:39

Not sure if this is of any help.

Name: Edward Smith
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Collings
Event Date: 13 Nov 1842
Event Place: Wolsingham, Durham, England
Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Marital Status: Single
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01220-6 , System Origin: England-EASy , GS Film number: 1514541 , Reference ID: p2-6

Name: Edwin Smith
Birth Year: abt 1843
Age: 66
Death Place: Mirboo North, Victoria
Father's name: Smith Edwd
Mother's name: Elizth Collings
Registration Year: 1909
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Number: 9874

Name: Robert Smith
Gender: Male
Baptism Date: 28 Dec 1845
Baptism Place: Wolsingham, Durham, England
Father: Edward Smith
Mother: Elizabeth Smith
FHL Film Number: 1514540
Reference ID: item 1 p 86

Elizabeth Smith
Age: 26
Estimated birth year: abt 1825
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: Edward Smith
Gender: Female
Where born: Liverpool
Civil Parish: Wolsingham
Town: Wolsingham
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Occupation: of Edward Taylor
Registration district: Weardale
Sub-registration district: St John
ED, institution, or vessel: 1a

Edward Smith 30
Elizabeth Smith 26
Edwin Smith 7

There is a William Collings age 65 and family living next door

by wizard28 on 2015-02-16 07:00:06

the above might not be your family, sorry, unless the family traveled to Australia after 1861

Name: Edward Smith
Age: 44
Estimated birth year: 1817
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Smith
Gender: Male
Where born: Wolsingham, Durham, England
Civil Parish: Wolsingham
Town: Wolsingham
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Occupation: taylor
Registration district: Weardale
Sub-registration district: Wolsingham
ED, institution, or vessel: 2

Edward Smith 44
Elizabeth Smith 34
Edward Smith 17 app cartwright

Do you have the deaths for Elizabeth and Robert in Australia ?

by kellieannesmith on 2015-02-20 20:24:07

no we don't. we know of all of Edwin and all of Edwin's 4 children, but we didn't even know that robert existed until I found this page; and as for Elizabeth we don't know what happened to her either.

by kellieannesmith on 2015-08-21 22:47:53

I have found a photo of Elizabeth in old family photos if anyone is interested. just send me your email and ill send it through.

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