Albert Henry Smith

Redmarley by Stourport, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Albert Henry

When Albert Henry Smith was born in 1886, in Redmarley by Stourport, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Wallington James Smith, was 30 and his mother, Agnes Lane, was 26. He lived in Redmarley D'Abitot, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Wallington James Smith
Agnes Lane
Albert Henry Smith
Mary Violet Kate Smith
Percy John Smith
Beatrice Minnie Smith
William Harold Smith

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 18

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 22

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 32

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in metal, from Middle English smith (Old English smið, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Metalworking was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents were perhaps the most widespread of all occupational surnames in Europe. Medieval smiths were important not only in making horseshoes, plowshares, and other domestic articles, but above all for their skill in forging swords, other weapons, and armor. This is the most frequent of all American surnames; it has also absorbed, by assimilation and translation, cognates and equivalents from many other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert H Smith in household of Joseph Hawkins, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Albert Henry Smith in household of Wallington James Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Albert H Smith in household of Wallington J Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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