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Benjamin Smith, Bootmaker, Winterbourne...
Smith Family of Winterbourne
See also Photo on Winterbourne High Street
From left to right:
Benjamin Smith Jnr, died in the Great War
Mary Elizabeth Smith, maiden name not known
at front, Annie Smith, born 21st or 31st of May 1895
Rear, Mary (Polly) Smith, died from cancer aged 25
Winifred Smith, born 11 March 1892
Benjamin Smith Snr
Baptism records of Annie and Winifred show that Benjamin Snr was a bootmaker and the census for 1901 records that he was 38 years old and a Boot Top Cutter, born in St George, Glos. Gt Granddaughter Penelope says that he Lived in a house called Sandringham, and owned a bike shop on Winterbourne High Street.
Also from the 1901 Census...
Mary Elizabeth was 38, born in St George, Glos.
Mary E (Jnr) was 18, a dress maker working at home, born in St George, Glos.
Kate E was 15, born in St George, Glos.
Benjamin Jnr was 14, born in St George, Glos.
Winnie was 9, born in Winterbourne, Glos.
Annie was 5, born in Winterbourne, Glos. Cane, nee Smith.
And they all were living at No 27, The Street, Winterbourne.
Photo and names sent in by Penelope Morton, nee Cane, granddaughter of Winifred Cane, nee Smith.