Lee Smith

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Date published: 01/08/2016
© Newbury Weekly News

LEE SMITH

DEATH OF MR. LEE SMITH

FIFTY YEARS WITH MESSRS. PLENTY

By the passing of Mr. Lee Smith at his home “Haslemere,” 66, Queen's Road, Newbury on Monday, a familiar figure will be missed in the town.

Born at Chieveley in 1859, Lee Smith joined Messrs. E.P. Plenty & Sons Ltd. At an early age and was associated with this firm for more than 50 years, retiring some twelve years ago. Since then he continued to lead an active life, and until a month ago enjoyed a daily cycle ride, having been a pioneer of cycling in his youth.

He married Elizabeth, only daughter of the late Richard Wernham, of North Heath in 1884. In addition to his widow he leaves two sons and three daughters.

Newbury Weekly News 3 October 1940

Mrs. P p 67 CH12(D)

Born 1859 died 1 October 1940

 

Notes: Not listed in Burial register but a light (pencil?) note in the margin says

“5th October Lee Smith (ashes).”

 

Sources:Newbury Weekly News 3 October 1940

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