'Smith33'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Smith of Akeley, Smith of Aspley House, Smith of Beabeg, Smith of Parkfield, Smith of Redcliff (Smyth of Ratcliffe)
[We are not aware of any connection between the 3 families shown on this page. They share the page for our convenience.]

BLG1863 reports that "This family, presumed to have come originally from Yorkshire, has for a long perioed been connected, by the possession of landed property, with the countires of Louth and Meath." BLG1863 identifies the arms of the family as "Arg., on a bend, between two bulls' heads, erased az., armed, or, three lozenges of the last".
John Smith of Coolestown & Maine, co. Louth (a temp Charles I who r. 1625-1649)
1. Jeremiah Smith
  m1. ??
  A. Edward Smith of Maine (dvp)
  i. daughter, heiress of Maine
  m. Hugh Stafford
  m2. Alice Towlney (dau of Harry Townley of Acclare Castle)
  B. Harry Smith of Louth (d unm, Recorder of Drogheda)
  C. Townley Smith of Mansfeildstown (cleric)
i. Tenison Smith (d unm)
  D. Jeremiah Smith of Beabeg, co. Meath
  m. Margaret Schoales (dau of Adam Schoales of Drogheda)
  i. Henry Smith of Beabeg (d 1817)
  m. (01.03.1783) Martha Steele (dau of Laurence Steele of Rthbride, son of Laurence of Rathbride by Elizabeth, dau of Dudley Loftus of Killyan)
  a. Henry Jeremiah Smith of Beabeg & Annsbrook, Sheriff of Meath (b 28.11.1783, d 1857) had issue
  m1. (28.12.1802) Margaret Osborne (dau of Henry Osborne of Dardistown Castle by Alice, sister of General Dunne of Brittas)
  m2. (18.01.1809) Elizabeth Radcliffe (dau of Lt. Colonel Radcliffe of Tinnykilly by Catherine,dau of Sir Michael ox, Bart)
  b. St. George Smith of Green Hills, Sheriff then Mayor of Drogheda had issue
  m. (10.02.1812) Mary Hannah Smyth (d 16.06.1844, dau of Ralph Smyth, son of William of Barbavilla)
  c. Catheirne Margaret Smith
m. Walter Synnot (Captain, son of Sir Walter of Ballymoyer)
  d. Emily Smith
  m. J. Kynaston Edwards of Old Court (Major)
  e.+ other issue (d unm) - Elizabeth Esther, Matilda Jane
  ii. Jeremiah Smith (d unm, captain)
  iii. Jane Smith
  m. William Gibbons of Drogheda
  iv. Catherine Margaret Smith
  m. George Rotherham of Crossdrum
  E. Tenison Smith
  BLG1863 identifies Tenison as father of the following Tenison and as ancestor (not necessarily through his son Tenison) of "a branch of the family, which, about A.D. 1760, removed to England, and was represented by Admiral Edward-Tyrrel Smith".
  i. Tenison Smith of Louth possibly father or uncle (or brother?) of ...
  a. Edward Tyrrell Smith (b c1752, d 1824, Admiral) had issue
  Various web sites report that Edward married 3 or 4 times and had illegitimate as well as legitimate issue.
  F. Hamilton Smith
  G. Mary Ann Smith
  m1. Charles Sandford of Kilkenny
  m2. William Foster of Dunleer



BLG1886 identifies the arms of the following family as "Arg., three demi-savages between nine crosses crosslets sa.".
Edward Smith of Coventry (physician)
m. ?? Lamb (dau of William Lamb of Farndish, sister of Lady Noel)
1. Edward Sawyer Smith (d 1756, minister of Rodmartin)
  m. (1744) Diana Orlebar (dau of Thomas Orlebar, brother of Richard of Hinwick House)
  A. Edward Orlebar Smith of Aspley House (b c1746, d 1820, rector of Hulcote then Vletchley)
  m. (1779) Charlotte Hervey (dau of Rev. Edward Hervey of Chiltern House & Aspley House by Mary, dau of Browne Willis)
  i. Charles Hervey Smith of Aspley House (b 07.10.1783) had issue
  m. Frances Dale
  ii. Edward Orlebar Smith (rector of Hulcote)
  m. (05.1822) Julia Willis (d 19.06.1834, dau of Rev. Thomas Willis, sister of John Willis Fleming of Stoneham Park, cousin)
  iii. Boteler Chernock Smith (d 1853) had issue
  m1. (1816) Caroline Gardiner (d 1818, dau of Rev. Charles Gardiner)
  m2. (1823) Sarah Whitby (dau of Dr. _ Whitby of Warren House)
  iv. Anna Penelope Smith (d 08.1835)
  m. (1831) John Marshal
  v.+ other issue (d unm) - Charlotte Hervey (d 1846), Jane Maria (d 1864), Eliza Diana (d 1864)



(1) This section was first launched on 19.05.10 as a section of a Temporary page. It was moved here after review led to acceptance that there was little chance of our making a significant improvement to it in the near future and that it was 'good enough' to be promoted into the main database.
(2) BEB1841 identifies the arms of the following family as "Sa. on a chevron, between six crosses pattée fitchée arg. three fleurs-de-lis az.".
William Smith of Great Brickhill & Akeley, Buckinghamshire (b 1542)
TCB notes that this may have been the same person as the William Smith (d 1621) who was rector of Mursley.
1. Robert Smith of Buckingham & Akeley (b c1594, d 1645, principal of New Inn, London)
  m. Martha
  A. Sir William Smith of Redcliff (Ratcliffe), 1st Bart (b c1616, d 1696, MP)
  m1. Margaret Denton (bpt 06.11.1625, dau of Sir Alexander Denton of Hillesden by Mary Hampden)
  i. Dorothy Smith presumed of this marriage
  m. Charles Wither of Hall (b c1663, d 20.08.1697)
  m2. _ Hobart (dau of Sir Nathaniel Hobart)
  ii. William Smith (dvp unm)
  iii. Sir Thomas Smith of Redcliff (Ratclife), 2nd Bart (d unm 20.06.1732)
2. Mary Smith (b c1578, bur 26.11.1653) probably of this generation
  m. (14.01.1602/3) Robert Barker of Great Horwood (b c1568, d before 10.02.1637/8)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLG1863 ('Smith of Beabeg')
(2) For middle section : BLG1886 ('Smith of Aspley House') , Commoners (vol 2, 'Smith of Aspley House', p103+)
(3) For lower section : TCB (vol 3, 'Smith or Smyth of Redcliffe'), BEB1841 ('Smyth of Redcliffe')
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