James SMITH was born abt. 1838 in Iver, Buckinghamshire, England. He married Ellen KNIBBS bet. January and March, 1869 in Windsor District, Berkshire, England. He died bet. January and March, 1906 in Windsor District, Berkshire, England. Ellen KNIBBS, daughter of John KNIBBS and Mary ROAKE , was born 26 February 1850 in Old Windsor District, Berkshire, England. She died bet. July and September, 1947 in North Buckinghamshire District, Buckinghamshire, England.


Children of James SMITH and Ellen KNIBBS are:
1. Eliza SMITH, b. abt. 1869
2. George SMITH, b. abt. 1870
3. Alice SMITH, b. bet. October and December, 1872
4. Jane SMITH, b. bet. October and December, 1874
5. Alfred SMITH, b. 10 February 1875 See Alfred SMITH & Mary L ASHTON
6. William SMITH, b. abt. 1877
7. Sidney SMITH, b. 29 May 1878
8. David John SMITH, b. abt. 1880

Notes for James SMITH:

In 1871, James and Ellen were living at Royal Gardens Lodge, Old Windsor, Berkshire:
James Smith Head Mar 32 Carter Bucks Iver
Ellen Smith Wife Mar 22 Berks O. Windsor
Eliza Smith Daur 2 Berks O. Windsor
George Smith Son 1 New Windsor
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We can see James and his family in 1881, living at Frogmore Gardens, New Windsor, Berkshire, England:
James SMITH Head M Male 42 Iver, Buckingham, England Groom Dom Serv
Ellen SMITH Wife M Female 31 Old Windsor, Berkshire, England Grooms Wife
Eliza SMITH Daur Female 12 Old Windsor, Berkshire, England Scholar
George SMITH Son Male 11 Old Windsor, Berkshire, England Scholar
Alice SMITH Daur Female 9 Old Windsor, Berkshire, England Scholar
Jane SMITH Daur Female 7 Old Windsor, Berkshire, England Scholar
Alfred SMITH Son Male 6 Old Windsor, Berkshire, England Scholar
William SMITH Son Male 4 Old Windsor, Berkshire, England Scholar
Sidney SMITH Son Male 2 Old Windsor, Berkshire, England
David SMITH Son Male 1 Old Windsor, Berkshire, England
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In 1891, they were living in the Gardeners Lodge, Frogmore House, Old Windsor, Berkshire:
James Smith Head M 52 Gardeners Labourer Bucks Iver
Ellen Smith Wife M 41 Berks Old Windsor
Alfred Smith Son S 16 House Boy Berks New Windsor
William Smith Son S 14 Gardeners Boy Berks New Windsor
Sidney Smith Son S 12 Scholar Berks New Windsor
David J Smith Son S 11 Scholar Berks New Windsor
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In 1901, we again see James and Ellen, living at Royal Gardens Lodge, New Windsor, Berkshire:
James Smith Head Mar 62 Gate Keeper Bucks Iver
Ellen Smith Wife Mar 57 Berks Old Windsor
David J Smith Son UnM 21 Electrical Engineer Berks Windsor

Sources for James SMITH:

  1. FreeBMD,
  2. 1881 British Census,
  3. Personal Contact with John Baltz,
  4. GRO England & Wales,
  5. 1891 British Census,
  6. 1901 British Census,

Notes for Ellen KNIBBS:



Ellen in later years. (click to enlarge)
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In 1911, we see Ellen living as a widow at Vine Cottage, Old Windsor, Berkshire:
Ellen Smith Wid 61 Royal Pensioner Berkshire Old Windsor
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In 1939, we see Ellen living at 9 Noel Cottages, Bletchley with her son, Sidney::
SIdney Smith Wid 29 May 1878 Handy man Private Estate
Ellen Smith Wid 26 Feb 1850 Incapacitated
Elizabeth Nash UnM 21 Feb 1875 Housekeeper
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Vine Cottage, Old Windsor in 2018. (click to enlarge)

Sources for Ellen KNIBBS:

  1. 1861 British Census,
  2. 1939 Register, 1939 Register gave DOB 
  3. Personal Contact with John Baltz,
  4. GRO England & Wales,
  5. 1911 British Census,

Notes for Eliza SMITH:

Sources for Eliza SMITH:

  1. 1881 British Census,

Notes for George SMITH:

Sources for George SMITH:

  1. 1881 British Census,

Notes for Alice SMITH:

Alice married William George Buckingham in 1897.
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In 1911, we see Alice living at Limes End, Leckamstead, Buckinghamshire:
William George Buckingham Head 45 Mar Head Gardner Oxfordshire Hailey
Alice Buckingham Wife 39 Mar (14 years) Berkshire Windsor
James Victor Buckingham Son 12 School Northamptonshire Whittlebury
Winifred Ellen Buckingham Daur 9 Northamptonshire Whittlebury
Renée Alice Buckingham Daur 7 Northamptonshire Whittlebury
Frederick William Buckingham Son 5
Beatrice Jane Buckingham Daur 1 Leckamstead Buckinghamshire

Sources for Alice SMITH:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD,
  3. Personal Contact with John Baltz,
  4. GRO England & Wales,

Notes for Jane SMITH:

Jane married George Henry Mitchell
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In 1901, we see Jane living at 18 Ada Road, Camberwell, London:
George Mitchell Head Mar 34 Van Salesman Flour Waxcombe Wiltshire
Jane Mitchell Wife 27 Windsor Berkshire
George Mitchell Son 1 Camberwell London
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In 1911, we see them living at 37 Warner Road, Camberwell, London:
George Henry Mitchell Head 44 Mar Foreman Van Salesman Flour Factory Wilts Wylye
Jane Mitchell Wife 37 Mar (12 years) Berks Windsor
George William Mitchell Son 11 School London Camberwell
Katherine Alice Mitchell Daur 7 School London Brixton
Ellen Louisa Mitchell Daur 5 School London Brixton
Roser Mary Mitchell Daur 3 London Brixton
John Henry Mitchell Son 10 months London Camberwell

Sources for Jane SMITH:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. FreeBMD,
  3. Personal Contact with John Baltz,
  4. GRO England & Wales,

Notes for William SMITH:

In 1901, we see William living at Lindley Hall Bothey, Higham on the Hill, Hinckley, Leicestershire:
William Smith UnM 24 Domestic Gardner Windsor Berkshire
Charles Hopcroft UnM 20 Domestic Gardner Old Windsor Berkshire

Sources for William SMITH:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. 1891 British Census,

Notes for Sidney SMITH:

In 1901, we see Sidney living at London Road, Dullingham Centre, Cambridgeshire:
Frederick Taylor Head Mar 35 Domestic Gardner Cambs Chippenham
Harriet Taylor Wife Mar 33 Norfolk East ???????
Ella Elizabeth Taylor Daur 11 Suffolk Newmarket
Mable May Taylor Daur 7 Suffolk Newmarket
George Frederick Taylor Son 3 Cambs Dullingham
Henry Charles Taylor Son 2 Cambs Dullingham,
Sidney Smith Boarder UnM 24 Electrical Engineer Berkshire Windsor
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In 1911, Sidney was living at Bletchley Park, Bletchley, Buckinghamshire:
Sidney Smith Head UnM 32 Electrical Engineer Private Estate Windsor Berkshire
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In 1939, Sidney was living at 9 Noel Cottages, Bletchley:
SIdney Smith Wid 29 May 1878 Handy man Private Estate
Ellen Smith Wid 26 Feb 1850 Incapacitated
Elizabeth Nash UnM 21 Feb 1875 Housekeeper

Sources for Sidney SMITH:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. 1939 Register, 1939 Register gave DOB 

Notes for David John SMITH:

David married Sebina Emily Belton in 1902.
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In 1911, we see David living at 34 Bay View, Preston, Paignton, South Devon:
David John Smith Head 29 Mar Motor Bus Driver Foreman Windsor Berkshire
Sebina Emily Smith Wife 30 Married (11 years) Lambeth Middlesex
William David Smith Son 10 Scholar Old Windsor Berkshire
Lilian Mable Smith Daur 8 Scholar Old Windsor Berkshire
Florence Helen Smith Daur 5 Scholar Holt Norfolk
Sidney James Gwyndrath Smith Son 4 Newquay South Wales
Alice Lorna Smith Daur 3 Paignton South Devon
Doris May Smith Daur 9 months Paignton South Devon

Sources for David John SMITH:

  1. 1881 British Census,
  2. Personal Contact with John Baltz,
  3. GRO England & Wales,
  4. 1901 British Census,