Sarah Smith

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 20/09/2021

Sarah Smith



Sarah Brown was born in Newbury she married William Smith (born c1803 in Newbury) on the 26th November 1826 at St Mary’s Church Thatcham (both were from Greenham). William and Sarah had the following children (all born in Newbury):

Esther c1829

Mary Ann c1830

Sarah c1831

William c1833

Martha c1840

The 1841 census records William (38) as a Painter, living in East Field Newbury with Sarah (40) and their children Esther (12), Mary (11), Sarah (10) and Martha (1).Their son William was not recorded in the household.

By 1851 the family were living in Bradley’s Yard Newbury. William (48) was still working as a Painter, Mary (21) and Sarah (20) were both working as a Servants and William (18), was an Apprentice.

William died aged 54 in 1854 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 7th March

Sarah died aged 60 in 1861 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 19th February


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