Henry Walton Smith

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Henry Walton Smith

Birthplace: Somerset, England
Death: August 23, 1792 (54)
London, England
Immediate Family:

Husband of Anna Smith
Father of Henry Edward Smith; Mary Anne Smith and William Henry Smith

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About Henry Walton Smith

"England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

  • Name: Henry Walton Smith
  • Spouse's Name: Anna Eastaugh
  • Event Date: 27 Oct 1784
  • Event Place: Spitalfields Christ Church, Stepney, London, England
  • Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M06969-1
  • System Origin: England-ODM
  • GS Film number: 592624, 592625, 592626, 592627, 592628, 592629

Citing this Record "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N2XM-H32 : accessed 21 Dec 2013), Henry Walton Smith and Anna Eastaugh, 27 Oct 1784.

Anna Eastaugh made her mark - she was apparently a servant girl. Henry Walton Smith was from a well-to-do family and was disowned and disinherited as the result of the union.

Henry Walton Smith began a newsagent business with Anna Little Grosvenor Street, expanding into bookselling, bookbinding and country newspaper distribution which was achieved via coach and horse, using the turnpike road system. He died in 1792, the same year his son, Willam Henry Smith, was born.

Anna continued to run the business until she died in 1816. Anna was born in Suffolk but when Henry met her she was a domestic servant living at 95 Watling Street (near St. Paul's Cathedral) in the employ of a coal merchant's widow. They were married on 27th October, 1784 at Spittlefields Christchurch in the district of Stepney. (see above and attached).

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Henry Walton Smith's Timeline

Somerset, England
July 27, 1787
Age 49
London, England
March 8, 1789
Age 51
London, England
July 7, 1792
Age 54
Suffolk, England
August 23, 1792
Age 54
London, England