Arthur Smith


The most likely Arthur Smith was born in Wheatley in 1882, the birth being registered in September in Headington District, son of Fanny Smith born in Waterperry, a domestic servant, residing at Blenheim, Wheatley in 1891. She was the widow of Mark Smith, born in Forest Hill, an unemployed mason in 1881. In 1901 Arthur was a general farm labourer, at the Blenheim address; in 1911 a bricklayer, single and still there. He enlisted in the Royal Engineers on 25 July 1916, Regimental No. 27029 and was posted as a Driver. In December 1912 Arthur married Mary Jane Messenger and they were living in Kiln Lane according to the Electoral Roll in 1921.

He lived at Blenheim, probably No. 4.

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