Lillian Smith’s Family in Staffordshire.                Home Page  Family History   20 June 2012 

  

The Smith Family Tree

 

Ancestors and Relations

 of

Lillian Nichols née Smith

  

            Parents           : Robert Willetts Smith & Sarah Ann Johnson both of Stafford

            Born                : 22 Sept 1884  @ Stafford Staffordshire

            Married          : William Frank Nichols, the last quarter of 1912 @ Kettering

            Mother to       : Maud  (1907), Mabel (1908) @ Kettering, Northants

            Mother of       : Elsie (1913), Nancy (1914), Bill (1916) @ Kettering

            Married          : Robert Martin on 22 April 1950 @ Wellingborough, Northants

            Died                : 15 May 1965 aged 80 @ Wellingborough

  

Contents

This section of the family history is divided into two major sections.  Nan’s (Lillian Smith’s) family through her father Robert Willetts (Smith line) and separately through her mother Sarah  (Johnson line).

A

Introduction to Family History

 

 

B

The Smith Family Line  

C

Background Information  &   Family Overview

includes personal knowledge of Lillian Nichols nee Smith

1690 Onwards

 

1.

The Smith Families of Stafford: Robert Willetts Smith I 

1805

 

2.

Robert Willetts Smith (III) (Nan’s father)

1866 Onwards

 

3.

The Pierce-Yates line

 1759 Onwards

 

4.

The Stanton Line

1809

D

The Johnson Families of Stafford

1788 Onwards

 

1.

The Johnson Family Line

1813 Onwards

 

2.

The Parker Family Line

1814 Onwards

 

3.

The Read Family Line

Not Found

 

Fig.1

Photograph of Lillian Nichols (née Smith)

Fig.2

The Smith Family Tree

Fig.3

Marriage Record of Richard Smith & Hannah Coclough 1792

Fig.4

Robert Smith & Ann Stanton’s Marriage Entry: Parish Register.   1832

Fig.5

Copy of Entry of Baptism of Robert Willetts Smith  in Parish Register

Fig.6

Marriage of Robert Willetts Smith and Jane Pierce at Marston Chapel in 1858

Fig.7

Death Certificate of Robert Willetts Smith 1869

Fig.8

Smith Family Entries in Kelly’s Directory, Stafford.

Fig.9

Will of Robert Willetts Smith (I)

Fig.10

Birth of Robert Willetts Smith in 1866

Fig.11

Marriage of Jane Smith and Benjamin Peake in 1872

Fig.12

Albert Smith’s Shop in Leicester

Fig.13

Marriage of Robert Willett Smith and Sarah Ann Johnson in 1884

Fig.14

Baptismal Entry of Lillian Smith  1884

Fig.15

Directory Information on Robert Willetts Smith, Boot and Shoe Dealer

Fig.16

Map of Leicester Illustrating Position of Robert Willetts Smith’s Shops

Fig.17

Electoral List of Voters in Leicester

Fig.18

The Pearce Yates Family Tree

Fig.19

Samuel Pearce’s Birth Certificate in 1845

Fig.20

Copy of John Stanton & Sarah White’s Marriage in St.Mary’s Register 1809

Fig.21

The Johnson Family Line

Fig.22

Marriage Record of Richard Johnson and Sarah Parker in 1835

Fig.23

Marriage Certificate of Charles Johnson and Elizabeth Read 1863

Fig.24

Birth Certificate of Sarah Ann Johnson 1866

Fig.25

Death Certificate of Richard Johnson 1880

Fig 26

Marriage Records of George Parker and Jane Ford 1814

y                  Lillian signed her marriage certificate as ‘Lillian’; her birth certificate name was ‘Lilian’

Information on Lillian Smith’s marriage to William Nichols and on their life and family is included in the Nichols part of the family history. 

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