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Christina Smith

F, #6475, b. circa 1859
Last Edited: 21 Nov 2014


Father*: Alexander Smith b. 22 Aug 1824, d. 14 Oct 1874
Mother*: Isabella Downie b. 22 Nov 1822, d. 2 Jul 1888
  • Birth*: Christina Smith was born circa 1859 at Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; from 1881 census [feb 2008].
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Smith and Isabella Downie.
  • (Informant) Death: Christina Smith registered the death of Isabella Downie on 2 July 1888 at 7 West Newgate, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; image held; 1888 statutory deaths 272/00 0218; 1888 deaths in the distriict of Arbroath in the county of Farfar; 218; Isabella Smith widow of Alexander Smith baker foreman; 1888 July second 2h 45m pm 7 West Newgate Arbroath; f, 63 years; David Downie linen manufacturer (dec) Isabella Downie ms Downie (dec); bronchitis 21 days certified by John Russell MD; C Smith daughter present inmate [feb 2008].

Census Events

Member of Household7 April 1861They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Smith and Isabella Downie in the 1861 census at 10 Par N Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Chestina Smith, dau, 1, Forfar; Alexander Smith, head, 36, baker, Forfar; Isabella D Smith, wife, 38, Arbroath [Oct 2010].1
Member of Household2 April 1871They was listed as a member of the household of Alexander Smith and Isabella Downie in the 1871 census at Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Christina Smith, daug, 11, Arbroath; Alexander Smith, head, 46, baker, Arbroath; Isabella, wife, 48, Arbroath [Oct 2010].2
Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of Isabella Downie in the 1881 census at 70 Mid Street, Liff & Benvie, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Christina Smith, daug, unm, 22, spinner, Arbroath; Isabella Smith, head, wid, 58, housekeeper (own) Arbroath.3,4


  1. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1861 Scotland Census, Arbroath, ed 3, page 2.
  2. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1871 Scotland Census, Arbroath, ed 12, page 15.
  3. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), FHL film 0203490 GRO ref vol 282-5 enumdist 3 page 38.
  4. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) 1881 Scotland Census, Liff, Benvie & Invergowrie, ed 3, page 38.