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Wife: Isabella Raeburn
Born: ABT 1877 in Scotland 1 Census: 1911 at Anstey Hall, Trumpington (see note 1) Occupation: 1911 Domestic Servant Resided: 1912 - 1924 in Wood End, Trumpington 1,2 Occupation: 1916 - 1924 Cook, Anstey Hall 1 Died: 1924 in Trumpington Buried: 30 Jan 1924 in Trumpington (see note 2) Father: Mother:
Husband: Robert Smith Married: 19 Nov 1912 in Trumpington (see note 3)
Born: 6 May 1865 in Strichen, Aberdeenshire 1,3 Census: 1911 in Trumpington Road, Trumpington (see note 4) Occupation: 1912 - 1930 Head Gardener, Anstey Hall 1 Resided: 1912 - 1931 in Wood End, Trumpington 1,2 Member: 1915 Trumpington Volunteer Training Corps 4 Resided: 1934 - 1955 at 36 Shelford Road, Trumpington 2,3 Died: 1956 1 Buried: 1956 in Trumpington 1 Father: Mother: Notes Media link: https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/7678879 Media desc: Lives of the First World War
F Child 1: Mary Raeburn Smith Born: 15 Aug 1914 in Wood End, Trumpington 1,5,3 Christened: 4 Oct 1914 in Trumpington (see note 5) Occupation: Flower Painter 1 Resided: 1934 - 1993 at 36 Shelford Road, Trumpington 2,1 Member: 1975 - 1978 Trumpington Allotment Society 6 Died: 1993 at 36 Shelford Road, Trumpington 1,7 (see note 6)
M Child 2: Robert William Smith Also known as: Robert Raeburn-Smith 1 Born: 18 Feb 1916 in Trumpington 1,5 Christened: 19 Mar 1916 in Trumpington (see note 7) Occupation: 1933 - 1939 Joiner 1 Military: 1939 - 1945 1 (see note 8) Occupation: 1945 - 1980 Clergyman 1 (see note 9) Resided: 1980 - 1992 at 36 Shelford Road, Trumpington 1 Occupation: 1980 - 1992 Violin Maker 1 (see note 10) Died: 1992 in Cambridge 1,7 (see note 11) Wife: Mary Adelaide Jones b. 14 Mar 1913 d. 1992 Married: 1942 in County Durham 1,7 (see note 12)
Sources: (1) Cameron Hawke-Smith pers. com. (2) Electoral Register. (3) 1939 Register. (4) Cambridge Chronicle and Journal. (5) Death record. (6) Trumpington Allotment Society records. (7) Index on ancestry.co.uk. Event Notes Note (1) Age 33, born Hinxton, Domestic servant. Birth place swapped with Angelina Glover: should read Black Hills of Ord, Banffshire Note (2) Jan 30 SMITH Isabella of Wood End, Trumpington 46 died Jan 27 Note (3) Nov 19 SMITH Robert 47 bac gardener of High Street son of William farm servant RAEBURN Isabella 35 sp [blank] of London Rd dau of Andrew farmer wits: Charles FORBES, Andrew John BROOM Note (4) Age 45, born Strichen. Gardener domestic, single Note (5) Oct 4 SMITH Mary Raeburn of Robert & Isabella of Woodend, Trumpington gardener Note (6) May 1993 Cambridge born 15 Aug 1914 Note (7) Mar 19 SMITH Robert William of Robert & Isabella of Woodend, Trumpington gardener privately baptised Note (8) Gordon Highlanders Note (9) Trained as a CoE clergyman at Rippon Hall, Oxford and served as curate at St Chads, Birmingham, and All Saints Northampton. Subsequently rector of Kislingbury and Rothersthorpe, Northants. and Toft, Hardwick and Caldecote, Cambs Note (10) His last years were spent as a successful violin-maker (under the name Robert Raeburn-Smith) Note (11) May 1992 Cambridge 9 576 born 18 Feb 1916 Note (12) Mar 1942 South Shields 10a 1757 Copyright Trumpington Local History Group 2019 Email TLHG Return to TLHG introduction page Name Index