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Mary Elizabeth Smith (Stanley)

Also Known As: "Mimi"
Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Death: Died in Poole, Poole, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Ernest Stanley; George Stanley; Annie Jane Millward and Annie Stanley
Wife of George Toogood Smith and George Smith
Sister of Julia Lennon; Elizabeth Jane Stanley; Anne Georgina Cadwallader; Julia Elizabeth Dykins; Harriet Birch and 2 others

Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
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About Mimi Smith

Mary Elizabeth "Mimi" Smith (née Stanley) is best known as the maternal aunt and parental guardian of the English musician John Lennon. She was born in Liverpool, England and was the eldest of five daughters in the Stanley family.

Lennon lived with Mimi and her husband George Smith for most of his childhood. He remained close to her throughout his life, although Mimi was highly dismissive of Lennon's girlfriends and wives.

The Beatles' success later enabled Lennon to buy her a bungalow in Poole, Dorset, where she lived until her death in 1991.

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Mimi Smith's Timeline

April 24, 1903
Liverpool, Merseyside, England
December 6, 1991
Age 88
Poole, Poole, England, United Kingdom