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35 Rathmore Road, Roseleigh, (23)

History of 35 Rathmore Road


(Roseleigh 23)

John William Smith, 40, joiner ecclesiastical builder, born Lincs.

Edith, 36, born Essex.

Hugh, 11, born Herefordshire

Lena, 7, born Cambridge

Stanley Spring, boarder, 27, printer’s clerk, born Sussex

Hugh William Smith (1899-1976) of no.35 (formerly 23) Roseleigh, Gunner 159798 3rd Siege Artillery Reserve Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery. A draper’s assistant, caught flu in 1918. His mother, Edith Mary Smith b.1875, wife of John b 1871, a joiner, volunteered for the Red Cross from 1915-1916.


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