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Ambrose Erasmus Smith, Esq.

Birthplace: Withcote, Leicestershire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Leicestershire, England, (Present UK)
Place of Burial: Leceistershire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John Herrice Smith, of Withcote and Dorothy Pole
Husband of NN Wye and Margaret Smith
Father of Henry Smith, Rector of St. Clement's; Roger Smith , Esq., of Bosworth; James Smith and Rev. Henry Smith
Brother of Roger Smith; Clement Smith; Francis Smith; Robert Smith and George Smyth

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About Erasmus (Ambrose) Smith , Esq., of Husbands Bosworth

Erasmus (Ambrose) Smith , Esq., of Husbands Bosworth, co Leics

  • Birth: 1527/1542 (seventh or eighth son)
  • Death: AFT 4 Oct 1597
  • Parents: John Smith alias Harris of Withycotes, co Leics., Dorothy Cave b: 1496/1515 ( third daughter)
  • Married: 1) daughter of Bayard, widow of Wye 2) Margaret Cecil, widow of Roger Cave

Children of 1st wife include:

  1. Henry Smith , Rector of St Clements b: 1559/1561 in eldest son; adult by 1582
  2. James Smith b: in second son
  3. Roger Smith , esq of Bosworth, co Leics b: 1561/1589 in third son

No children with 2nd wife.



ERASAMUS AMBROSE2 SMITH (JOHN HERRICE1) was born 1561 in Withcock, Leicester, England, and died 1584 in Withcock, Leicester, England. He married MARGARET CECIL, daughter of WILLIAM CECIL. She was born 1562 in Leicester, Leicester, England.

Date problems.


  1. Suffolk Manorial Families, Being the County Visitations and Other ..., Volume 1  edited by Joseph James Muskett.  Page 249.  "Smith of Kilburn."
  2. Genealogical memoirs of the extinct family of Chester of Chicheley By Robert Edmond Chester- Waters. Page 78. "The Chesters of Chichely."
  3. The visitation of the county of Leicester in the year 1619.  By William Camden, Samson Lennard, Augustine Vincent, College of Arms (Great Britain). Page 66. "Smith als Harris."
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Erasmus (Ambrose) Smith , Esq., of Husbands Bosworth's Timeline

Leicestershire, England, (Present UK)
Age 32
Leicester, England
Age 32
Stamford, Northamptonshire, England, (Present UK)
Age 34
Age 59
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, (Present UK)
Age 61
Norwich, Norfolk, England
October 4, 1597
Age 70
Leicestershire, England, (Present UK)