Betsey Smy

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  • Name Betsey Smy 
    Born 1848  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1848 and 31 Mar 1848  Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth Registration 
    • Volume 12, Page 398
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    England 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Beach House 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Havergate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Havergate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Island Houses 
    Died 1878  Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1878 and 30 Jun 1878  Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Birth Registration 
    • Volume 4a, Page 444
    Buried 17 May 1878  St. John the Baptist, Butley, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
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    Person ID I97022  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 May 2016 

    Mother Susan Smy
              b. Abt 1813, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1882, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    _MARRIED
    Family ID F28236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Elizabeth S. Smy
              b. Abt 1868, Sudbourne, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 
    Family ID F28243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Smith
              b. 1800, Hollesley, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1886, Orford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1867  Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1867 and 31 Dec 1867  Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 4a, Page 1474
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Smith
              b. 1869, Sudbourne, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 
    Family ID F28242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • From the 1851 England Census for Orford, Suffolk (HO107 Piece 1802 Folio 478 Page 15) Betsey, 3, was with her mother Susan, unmarried, 38, Servant from Iken, Suffolk, who was Housekeeper for Henry Lewis, unmarried, 39, Fishman from Subourne, Suffolk, in Orford, Suffolk, England. With her were her siblings Elizabeth, 9, Henry, 7, Mary A., 5, and Sarah, 11 months. All the children were recorded as having been born in Orford, Suffolk.

      From the 1861 England Census for Orford, Suffolk (RG 9 Piece 1175 Folio 53 Page 9) Betsey, 13, was with her step-father Henry, 50, Fisherman from Sudbourne, Suffolk, and mother Susan, 48, from Orford, Suffolk, at Beach House, Orford, Suffolk, England. With her were her sister Sarah, 10, and half-brothers James, 8, and George, 6. All the children were recorded as having been born in Orford, Suffolk.

      From the 1871 England Census for Havergate, Suffolk (RG10 Piece 1764 Folio 61 Page 4) Betsey, 24, from Orford, Suffolk, was with her husband John, 69, Stockman from Hollesley, Suffolk, at Island Houses, Havergate, Suffolk, England. With her were his daughters Elizabeth S. Smy, 3, born Sudbourne, Suffolk, and daughter Dorothea Smith, 1, born Sudbourne, Suffolk.

  • Sources 
    1. [S8515] England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 21 May 2016), Birth Registration for Betsy SMY (97022); Mar 1848; Plomesgate, Suffolk; Volume 12, Page 398. (Reliability: 3), 21 May 2016.

    2. [S9513] 1851 England Census for Suffolk, England. Suffolk., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : n.d.), Orford, folio 478, page 15; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : accessed 21 May 2016); citing PRO HO 107/1802 (Reliability: 3), 21 May 2016.
      1851 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 21/5/2016

      HO107 Piece 1802 Folio 478 Page 15

      Information for Henry LEWIS

      Age: 39
      Estimated birth year: abt 1812
      Relation: Head
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Sudbourne, Suffolk, England
      Civil Parish: Orford
      County/Island: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Registration district: Plomesgate
      Sub-registration district: Earl
      ED, institution, or vessel: 7b
      Household schedule number: 70
      Piece: 1802
      Folio: 478
      Page Number: 15
      Household Members:
      Henry LEWIS: Age 39 (1812)
      Susan SMY: Age 38 (1813)
      Elizabeth SMY: Age 9 (1842)
      Henry SMY: Age 7 (1844)
      Mary A SMY: Age 5 (1846)
      Betsey SMY: Age 3 (1848)
      Sarah SMY: Age 11 Mo (1851)
      HO107 Piece 1802 Folio 479 Page 16

    3. [S9514] 1861 England Census for Suffolk, England. Suffolk., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : n.d.), Orford, folio 53, page 9; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : accessed 21 May 2016); citing PRO RG 9/1175 (Reliability: 3), 21 May 2016.
      1861 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 21/5/2016

      RG 9 Piece 1175 Folio 53 Page 9

      Information for Susan LEWIS

      Age: 48
      Estimated birth year: 1813
      Relation: Wife
      Spouse's Name: Henry Lewis
      Gender: Female
      Where born: Orford, Suffolk, England
      Civil Parish: Orford
      County/Island: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Registration district: Plomesgate
      Sub-registration district: Orford
      ED, institution, or vessel: 5
      Household schedule number: 57
      Piece: 1175
      Folio: 53
      Page Number: 9
      Household Members:
      Henry LEWIS: Age 50 (1811)
      Susan LEWIS: Age 48 (1813)
      Betsey LEWIS: Age 13 (1848)
      Sarah LEWIS: Age 10 (1851)
      James LEWIS: Age 8 (1853)
      George LEWIS: Age 6 (1855)
      RG 9 Piece 1175 Folio 53 Page 9

    4. [S9830] 1871 England Census for Suffolk, England. Suffolk., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : n.d.), Havergate Island, folio 61, page 4; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : accessed 24 May 2016); citing PRO RG 10/1764 (Reliability: 3), 24 May 2016.
      1871 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 24/5/2016

      RG10 Piece 1764 Folio 61 Page 4

      Information for John SMITH

      Age: 69
      Estimated birth year: abt 1802
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Betsey Smith
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Hollesley, Suffolk, England
      Civil Parish: Havergate
      County/Island: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Registration district: Plomesgate
      Sub-registration district: Orford
      ED, institution, or vessel: 6
      Household schedule number: 16
      Piece: 1764
      Folio: 61
      Page Number: 4
      Household Members:
      John SMITH: Age 69 (1802)
      Betsey SMITH: Age 24 (1847)
      Elizabeth S SURY: Age 3 (1868)
      Dorothea SMITH: Age 1 (1870)
      RG10 Piece 1764 Folio 61 Page 4

    5. [S8517] England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 24 May 2016), Death Registration for Betsey SMITH (97022); Age 30 (1848); Jun 1878; Plomesgate, Suffolk; Volume 4a, Page 444. (Reliability: 3), 24 May 2016.

    6. [S9266] National Burial Index, Federation of Family History Societies, (N.p.: n.p., n.d.), Burial for Betsey SMITH (97022); 17 May 1878: St. John the Baptist, Butley, Suffolk, England (Reliability: 3), 24 May 2016.
      Extracted from the Find My Past website, 24/5/2016

      National Burial Index for England & Wales Transcription

      First name(s): BETSY
      Last name: SMITH
      Birth year: 1848
      Death year: 1878
      Age: 30
      Burial year: 1878
      Burial day: 17
      Burial month: 5
      Place: BUTLEY
      Church description: ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
      Church denomination: ANGLICAN
      County: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Record set: National Burial Index for England & Wales
      Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory: Deaths & burials
      Collections from: Great Britain
      http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbpr%2fd%2fnbi05535636

    7. [S8519] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 22 May 2016), Marriage Registration for John SMITH (97041) and Betsey SMY (97022); Dec 1867; Plomesgate, Suffolk; Volume 4a, Page 1474. (Reliability: 3), 22 May 2016.