Francis Smith

ID# 4308, (28 May 1856 - )


Francis Smith was born on 28 May 1856 at Gladsmuir, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Parents: Peter Smith & Mary Banner.1

He was the son of Peter Smith and Mary Banner.

Francis Smith married Margaret Stewart, daughter of Walker Stewart and Helen Mack, on 9 Mar 1878 at 6 Gladstone Place, Newington, Midlothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Baptist Church

Francis Smith, Coal Miner, Bachelor aged 22
Usual Res: House of Muir, parish of Ormiston
Parents: Peter Smith, Coal Miner & Mary Smith MS Banner (dec)

Margaret Stewart, X her mark ( John Williams and Francis Donaldson, Witnesses), Out Worker, Spinster, aged 27
Usual Res: Munay's, Parish of Ormiston
Parents: Walker Stewart, Blacksmith (dec) and Helen Stewart MS Mack, (dec)

Witnesses: Francis Donaldson and Mary Landles.2,3



Francis recorded the birth of Helen Smith on 2 Jul 1878 House of Muir, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ,

Helen Smith,
at 4:50pm
Parents: Francis Smith, Coal miner & Margaret Smith, MS Stewart
Married 9th March 1878, Edinburgh

Francis Smith, Father was the informant.2,4



Francis appeared on the 1881 Scottish Census of 3 Apr 1881 at House of Muir Village, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Margaret, William and Helen ;
SMITH Francis, Head, M, 24, M, Coal Miner, Gladsmuir, Haddington
SMITH Margaret, Wife, M, 29, F, Tranent, Haddington
SIMPSON William, Son, U, 10, M, Scholar, Ormiston, Haddington
SMITH Helen, Dau, 2, F, Ormiston, Haddington.5



Francis Smith witnessed the death of Margaret Smith on 14 Jun 1881 Ormiston, East Lothian, East Lothian,
SMITH Margaret Stewart ( Married to Francis Smith, Miner)
At 9.30pm, aged 32 years
Parents: Walter Stewart, Blacksmith (dec) and Helen Stewart MS Mack (dec)

Francis Smith, Husband was present when she died.2,6



Francis Smith married Jessie McCormick on 29 Sep 1882 at Dodridge, Ormiston, East Lothian, Scotland ,

After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Francis Smith, Ettiner ? (Widower), aged 25
Usual Res: Folly Parish of Pencaitland
Parents: Peter Smith, Miner & Mary Smith MS Banner
Jessie McCormick, X her Mark (Alexander Roper Witness), Spinster, aged 21
Usual Res: Dodrige Parish of Ormiston
Parents: Andrew McCormick Labourer (dec) & Susan McCormick MS Marton

Witnesses: James Smith & Barbara Aitkin.2,7



Frank Smith was on the 1885 Valuation Roll.

House in Preston, Proprietor was Henry Callander, of Westerton, per William Frod, Fentonbarns, Drem. Tenant was Andrew White, Ormiston - Inhabitant Occupier not rated was Frank Smith, miner.8



Francis appeared on the 1891 Scottish Census of 5 Apr 1891 at Harestanes, Humbie, East Lothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Jessie, Helen, Andrew, Michael and Susan ;
SMITH Francis, Head, Mar, 34, Coal Miner, Employed, Gladsmuir, Haddington
SMITH Jessie, Wife, Mar, 28, New Monkland, Lanark
SMITH Helen, Dau, 12, Ormiston, Haddington
SMITH Andrew, Son, 7, Ormiston, Haddington
SMITH Michael, Son, 5, Cranston, Edinburgh
SMITH Susan, Dau, 2, Ormiston, Haddington.9



Francis Smith was also known as Frank Smith.



Frank appeared on the 1901 Scottish Census of 31 Mar 1901 at Ballenerieff, Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland , also listed in the household was Jessie, Helen, Andrew, Michael, Susan, Peter, David and Francis ;
SMITH Frank, Head, Mar, 45, Cattleman on Farm, Worker, born Gladsmuir, Haddington, 3 rooms with windows.
SMITH Jessie, Wife, Mar, 43, Ormiston
SMITH Nellie, Dau, Single, 22, outworker on Farm, Worker, Ormiston
SMITH Andrew, Son, single, 16, Ploughman on Farm, Worker, Ormiston
SMITH Michael, Son, Single, 14, Scholar, Cranston
SMITH Susan, Dau, Single, 12, Ormiston
SMITH Peter, Son, 10, Scholar, Humbie
SMITH David, Son, 4, Berwick
SMITH Francis, Son, under 0 months, Aberlady.10



Francis and Margaret had 1 child.



Francis and Jessie had 6 children.

Child of Francis Smith and Margaret Stewart

Children of Francis Smith and Jessie McCormick

FatherPeter Smith (c 1835 - )
MotherMary Banner (c 1835 - )

Citations

  1. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), C117081.
  2. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  3. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1878 Newington City of Edinburgh, Midlothian 685/05 0102. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  4. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1878 Ormiston, Haddington, East Lothian 715/00 0020.
  5. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), FHL Film 0224027 GRO Ref Vol 715 EnumDist 2 Page 7. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  6. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1881 Ormiston Haddington, East Lothian, 715/00 0007.
  7. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Ormiston East Lothian, 715/00 0002.
  8. [S184] Valuation Rolls, Scottish Valuation Roll (n.p.: Scotlandspeople.gov.uk), 1885 Cranston Midlothian, VR108/ 21 / 656. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Valuation Roll.
  9. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Humbie East Lothian, 710/00 003/000 014. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  10. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), Aberlady, Haddingtonshire, 702/00 003/00 006. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.