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Folk Biography Information

Folk Biography Information

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NameSmith, Alfred [Alf] [Shepherd]
Date of Birth1869
Location/CommunityWatchfield
NotesCollected by Alfred Williams as Alf Smith.

Birth / baptism
Berkshire, Abingdon, 1869, Apr, May, Jun; Vol. 2c p 268;
Watchfield, Berkshire, 16 May, 1869 [AB].

Marriage
Berkshire, Faringdon, 1891, Apr, May, Jun, Vol. 2c, p 495, Alfred Smith married Emma Yerbury.

Death / burial
No trace

Williams / others notes
Alfred Williams: Obtained in its present form of Shepherd Smith, Watchfield, Berkshire - Ram, Bk.26.

Literate [AB]
Census InformationCensus 1911
Place of birth, Watchfield, Berkshire, c. 1871, age, 38; address, Watchfield, Shrivenham, Berkshire; occupation, shepherd; living with, wife, Emma, age, 40; place of birth, Frome, Somerset; son, Alfred, age, 18; occupation, agricultural labourer; daughter, Rose, age, 16; place of birth both siblings, Watchfield.

Census 1901
Place of birth, Watchfield, Berkshire; c. 1871; Age, 30; address, The Street, Watchfield; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Emma, age, 34; place of birth, Frome, Somerset; father, William, age, 73; place of birth, Stratton, Wiltshire; son, William, age, 8; daughter, Rose, age, 6 place of birth all siblings, Watchfield.

Census 1891
Place of birth, Watchfield, Berkshire; c. 1868; Age, 23; address, in village, Watchfield; occupation, general dealer; living with, father, William, age, 62; place of birth, Stratton, Wiltshire; occupation, shepherd; mother, Matilda, age, 63; place of birth, Highworth, Wiltshire.

Census 1881
Place of birth, Watchfield, Berkshire; c. 1869; Age, 12; address, in village, Watchfield; scholar; living with, father, William, age, 53; place of birth, Stratton, Wiltshire; occupation, shepherd; mother, Matilda, age, 52; place of birth, Highworth, Wiltshire; sister, Caroline Mason, age, 22; brother, Thomas, age, 10; scholar; place of birth, all siblings, Watchfield.

Census 1871
Place of birth, Watchfield, Berkshire; c. 1869; Age, 2; address, in village, Watchfield; living with, father, William, age, 42; place of birth, Stratton St. Margaret, Wiltshire; occupation, shepherd; mother, Matilda; age, 43; place of birth, Highworth, Wiltshire; brother, Albert, age, 22; occupation, shepherd; brother, Francis, age, 20; occupation, groom; brother, Henry, age, 18; occupation, shepherd; place of birth, Albert, Francis and Henry, Morden, Wiltshire; brother, William, age, 16; place of birth, Crowsley?, Oxfordshire; occupation, shepherd; sister, Sophia, age, 14; sister, Catherine, age, 11; sister, Jane, age, 9; sister, Rose H., age, 7; sister, Emily, age, 5; place of birth Sophia, Catherine, Jane, Rose H. and Emily, Watchfield.
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