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sharmaine Report 13 Mar 2013 20:44

looking for a marriage of a sydney ryall smith born in ipswich suffolk 1895 to a lady called florence emily have no surname lived in suffolk after marriage any infomation very welcome


MarieCeleste Report 13 Mar 2013 20:53

Had hoped his probate would have named a child to trace their birth, sadly not:

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
Name: Sidney Ryall Smith
Probate Date: 1 Feb 1955
Death Date: 17 Dec 1954
Death Place: Suffolk, England
Registry: Ipswich

Of 21 Elm Road, Rushmere St Andrew. Admin to Florence Emily Smith, widow. Effects £2479 3s 3d


lancashireAnn Report 13 Mar 2013 20:54

from ( a free site)


Marriages Dec 1919 (>99%)
Buckingham Florence E Smith Ipswich 4a 2729
Smith Sidney R Buckingham Ipswich 4a 2729


Reggie Report 13 Mar 2013 23:13


Have you looked yourself?

Have you used the version of his name you have put in your post?

If you have, that would explain your failure to find anything.

Births Mar 1895 (>99%)
Smith Sidney Ryall Ipswich 4a 931


PricklyHolly Report 14 Mar 2013 07:59

Possibly the birth and death of Florence Emily Buckingham........


England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Florence Emily Buckingham
Name: Florence Emily Buckingham
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1893
Registration district: Woodbridge
Inferred County: Suffolk
Volume: 4a
Page: 856

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
about Florence Emily Smith
Name: Florence Emily Smith
Birth Date: 2 Oct 1893
Date of Registration: Jul 1990
Age at Death: 96
Registration district: Ipswich
Inferred County: Suffolk
Volume: 10
Page: 2494

As NACTON is a village and a parish in Woodbridge district, Suffolk.....


Household transcription
1911 census
Person: BUCKINGHAM, Florence
Address: 148 Rose Hill Road Ipswich

BUCKINGHAM, George Head Married20 years M 46 1865 A Tester Of Machine In Foundry Claydon Suffolk VIEW
BUCKINGHAM, Emily Wife Married F 47 1864 Nacton Suffolk VIEW
BUCKINGHAM, Grace Daughter Single F 19 1892 Dressmaking Nacton Suffolk VIEW
BUCKINGHAM, Florence Daughter Single F 19 1892 Dressmaking Nacton Suffolk VIEW
MCNAMEE, Sarah Staying Widow F 43 1868 Laundress Athlow VIEW
MCNAMEE, Kathleen A Nursechild F 4 1907 Tattingstone Suffolk VIEW
RG number: RG14
Piece: 10828
Reference: RG14PN10828 RG78PN585 RD213 SD2 ED3 SN411
Registration District: Ipswich
Sub District: Ipswich Eastern
Enumeration District: 3
Parish: Ipswich
Address: 148 Rose Hill Road Ipswich
County: Suffolk
(2 children born and living)

1901 England Census
about Florence Buckingham
Name: Florence Buckingham
Age: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1894
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: George Buckingham
Mother's name: Emily Buckingham
Gender: Female
Where born: Nacton, Suffolk, England

Civil parish: St Clement
Ecclesiastical parish: St Bartholomew
County/Island: Suffolk
Country: England

Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status: View image

Registration district: Ipswich
Sub-registration district: Ipswich Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 130
Piece: 1777
Folio: 152
Page Number: 20
Household Members: Name Age
George Buckingham 26 >>>> probably 36 on the image.
Emily Buckingham 37
Grace Buckingham 9
Florence Buckingham 7


MarieCeleste Report 17 Mar 2013 16:24

New thread:


ArgyllGran Report 17 Mar 2013 16:48

More info re siblings etc posted to the other thread