Margaret "Maggie" Reid

Aspull, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret "Maggie"

When Margaret "Maggie" Reid was born in 1890, in Aspull, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Hugh Reid, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Ellen Calderbank, was 30. She married Walter Smith on 2 October 1909, in Wigan St Catherine, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Walter Smith
Margaret "Maggie" Reid
Marriage: 2 October 1909
Nellie Smith
Linda Smith
Eric Smith
Celia Smith

Spouse and Children

2 October 1909
Wigan St Catherine, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    Nellie Smith


    Linda Smith


    Eric Smith


    Celia Smith


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 11

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 31

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Older Scots reid ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from Old English rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. Compare English Read .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Maggy Reed in household of Hugh Reed, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Maggie Smith in household of Walter Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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