Thursday, January 27, 2011

Treasure Chest Thursday – Edith Elinore Smith’s Birth


This treasure was given to me by my aunt and uncle.  I’ve been fortunate to have them past on treasures each time I visit.  Sometimes it’s photos, sometimes documents, or sometimes a story or two.  

Edith Elinore Smith is my great grandmother.  She married Alfred William Warry in Poole, Dorset, England on August 2, 1897.  This is a Certified Copy of an Entry of Births.  Points of reference for her birth records:
  • 1.        Name of child- Edith Elinore Smith
  • 2.       Place of birth- Constition Hill, Kinson
  • 3.       Date of birth- 4th August 1876
  • 4.       Sex- Girl
  • 5.       Father’s name- John William Smith
  • 6.       Father’s Profession- Carpenter and joiner
  • 7.       Mother’s name- Sarah Everton Smith formerly Wakeman
  • 8.       Informant- John William Smith, Father, Constitution Hill, Kinson

England, certified copy of an entry of birth for Edith Elinore Smith, born 4 August 1876; citing 7/226, Poole registration district and Canford Subdistrict; Registrar for the District of Poole in the County of Dorset
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  1. Hi Jacqueline,
    Welcome to the geneablogging world! It is great to see another Alberta blogger! Where is home?

  2. Hi Jacqueline ~ welcome and I look forward to reading all about your family history.

  3. Welcome to Geneabloggers, Jaqueline! I hope you find the community to be as supportive and sustaining as I have! BTW This document is wonderful!

  4. You just gotta love having a great birth record like this.
    Theresa (Tangled Trees)

  5. Welcome to the Geneabloggers family. Hope you find the association fruitful; I sure do. I have found it most stimulating, especially some of the Daily Themes.

    May you keep sharing your ancestor stories!

    Dr. Bill ;-)
    Author of "Back to the Homeplace"
    and "13 Ways to Tell Your Ancestor Stories"