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Florence Gertrude Furbank

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Trevor Report 23 Dec 2012 17:10

Does anyone know anything about this lady born 1867 and married Edward Ernest Smythe 16 May 1891. Her father was Frederick Furbank listed as a Sapper. I can't find any trace of her in a Census, just a marriage.

All help much appreciated.


AnnCardiff Report 23 Dec 2012 17:14

Hi Trevor - this would be best posted on Find Ancestors

also you need to give a location

Ann X

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 23 Dec 2012 17:21

Trevor If you delete here and post on Find Ancestors it will be easier as your post may be a bit lost on here, when you do so add this as it gives location

Marriages Jun 1891 (>99%)

Furbank Florence Gertrude Medway 2a 950

Smythe Edward Ernest Medway 2a 950

but there isn't a birth showing for Florence at all, not with that surname, nor can I see a marriage for Frederick Furbank to tie in, not in England anyway.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 23 Dec 2012 17:51

Just as a guess using 'Smith' not 'Smythe ?

.1901 England Census
about Florence G Smith Name: Florence G Smith
Age: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: Edward Smith
Gender: Female
Where born: Chatham, Kent, England

Civil parish: Sutton at Hone
Ecclesiastical parish: Crockenhill All Souls
Town: Swanley Junction
County/Island: Kent
Country: England

Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status: View image

Registration district: Dartford
Sub-registration district: Farningham
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 130
Piece: 708
Folio: 73
Page Number: 22
Household Members: Name Age
Edward Smith 37
Florence G Smith 34
Catherine Smith 10
Christopher Smith 5
Edward Smith 3
Dorothy E Smith 7 Months


PollyPoppet Report 23 Dec 2012 17:54

Possible for edward

1891 Census RecordPersonal Information
Name Edward Ernest Smythe
Age 25
Estimated Year of Birth 1866
Relationship to Head of Household Soldier
Occupation Sapper Royal Engineer
District Medway, Gillingham
Parish Gillingham
Administrative County Kent
Birth Place Ireland
Birth County
Reference Information
Folio 77
Page 4
Piece 0666

hi is single on census


jax Report 23 Dec 2012 18:05

Have you asked this before.....I am sure I have seen this recently


Kay???? Report 23 Dec 2012 19:07

Try and find a marriage for her parents

every chance she could be under her mothers surname?