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Robert SMERDON

Male Abt 1804 - 1885  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Robert SMERDON  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1804  Buckland-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • He was born at Bowdon Farm, Buckland in the Moor.
    Christened 1 Apr 1804  St. Peter's Church, Buckland-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Address 1885  [3
    Natsworthy, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the burial of Robert on 9 July 1885.
    Died 5 Jul 1885  Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    • Death registered for Robert SMERDON, age 81, JAS 1885 Newton Abbot. This would most likely be him.

      SMERDON. July 5th, at Natsworthy, Widecombe-in-Moor, Mr. Robert SMERDON, senr., formerly of Hedge Barton, aged 81 yrs. Totnes Weekly Times, 11 July 1885.
    Buried 9 Jul 1885  St. Pancras Church Cemetery, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Address:
    Widecombe in the Moor
    Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
    England 
    • Robert SMERDON, residing Natsworthy, age 81, buried 9 July 1885.
    Person ID I2635  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 24 May 2021 

    Father Thomas SMERDON,   b. 9 Nov 1761, Buckland-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1848, Buckland-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Susanna LEAR,   b. 1768, Buckland-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 26 Jan 1847, Buckland-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1789  Buckland-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa FRENCH,   b. Abt 1811, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 30 May 1882, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1837  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address Dunstone, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon  [2
    • They lived here in the early years of their marriage.
    Address 1840  [2
    Cator, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Address 1841  [6
    Cator, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Address 1851  [7
    Lower Cator, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Address 1861  [8
    Blackslade Farm, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Address 1871  [9
    Hedgebarton, Manaton, Devon 
    Address 1881  [10
    Lower Natsworthy, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Address 1882  [3
    Natsworthy, Widecome-in-the-Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the burial of Louisa on 5 June 1882.
    Children 
     1. Mary "Polly" SMERDON,   b. Abt 1837, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1932  (Age ~ 95 years)
     2. John SMERDON,   b. 7 Jan 1839, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1930, Salcombe, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. Robert SMERDON,   b. 1840, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1911  (Age 71 years)
     4. Thomas SMERDON,   b. 1842, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jul 1925  (Age 83 years)
     5. Louisa SMERDON,   b. 1844, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1912, Ashburton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. Susan SMERDON,   b. 1846, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Richard SMERDON,   b. 1848, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Ann "Annie" SMERDON,   b. Abt 1850, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Ellen SMERDON,   b. Abt 1853, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1918, South Brent, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     10. Elizabeth SMERDON,   b. 9 Nov 1854, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1928, Ashburton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     11. Catherine "Kitty" SMERDON,   b. 25 Nov 1857, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 May 2021 
    Family ID F802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S676] Personal communication.

    2. [S162] Website.

    3. [S246] Parish Register, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon.

    4. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    5. [S217] Newspaper.

    6. [S137] Census of England, 1841 (6 June 1841).

    7. [S696] Census of England, 1851 (30 March 1851).

    8. [S36] Census of England, 1861.

    9. [S144] Census of England, 1871.

    10. [S71] Census of England, 1881.