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    1. [SMALLMAN-UK] Smallman Enville Staffs.
    2. John Carswell
    3. Hello Ida, Good to hear from you again. Yes , through some generous genealogists the parents of Charles Smallman are Richard Smallman born about 1820 ( died before 1901) in Leintwardine Herefordshire & Ellen Critchley born about 1825 in Whitminster or Eastington Gloucestershire. Charles Smallman & Jane Smith's children :- Richard Smith Smallman born in Enville about 1877 . Died in Gosford NSW Australia 1 June 1949.Trained as carpenter under father but became chauffeur for Sir Henry & Lady Grey. Anne (Cissie) Smallman born Enville 5 Sept 1878. A great traveller. ,married Robert Mansell Hay- Thorburn. in Vancouver then living in China with her husband & 3 boys for a number of years, before returning to England, then many years later followed the Smallmans to Australia. Arthur Smallman born Enville about 1880. Married Florrie Ham.Was a chauffeur then a 1st World War test pilot. Later worked for Avery Scales. Jane ( Jinnie ) Smallman born Enville ,married Maurice Heald,she died 7th March 1962 aged 78 , buried in Disley, Cheshire. Eleanor Smallman (my grandmother) born Enville 16 June 1881,married John Carswell ( died 1921),farm bailiff at Lyme Park Cheshire,emigrated to Australia 1931 with son Colin.Died 29 Sept 1963 at Gosford NSW. Charles Smallman born Enville . Married Florence Bramwell."Uncle Charlie was a very quiet gentle man , tall & thin like grandfather Smallman & not quiet as robust as his brothers. He was an ambulance officer in the AMC during world war 1.He was a jeweller & watch & clock repairer by trade for a leading jeweller in Wolverhampton & retiring in a beautiful spot in Dorset.He regularly corresponded to Australia" Harold Smallman born Enville .Married Molly.Lost a leg in Great War when as a transport driver in France . He was bombed then straffed & had bullet wounds in his back & other leg. Lived in Hillcrest St,Terrigal NSW during the 50's 60's & later at Kulnura in his neice Winnie Rankine's cottage .Drove a Morris Minor with a hand throttle. Married his wife's sister Madge in later life &they lived in Godelming Surrey. Lily Smallman , born Enville ,married Reg Pitt.Also a traveller. Lived all her married life at Redondo Beach in California.Sailed from Liverpool 29 June 1922 on the "Carmania" Age 35 years 10 months ,Female Single ,dairy maid, Mother Jane Smallman Last permanent address. Enville Stourbridge Staffordshire.,Destination Redondo Beach California. Best wishes, John Carswell.Australia ----- Original Message ----- From: "Merle & Ida King" <> To: <> Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2007 9:08 AM Subject: Re: [SMALLMAN-UK] Smallmans of Enville Staffordshire > Hi James > > Thanks for this. As I haven't been actively searching for Smallman > families I wonder if you've found the parents of Charles Smallman in > Enville ? Would you care to share the dates of Charles Smallman & Jane > Smith's children. Having a Richard abt 1877, Annie abt 1878, Arthur abt > 1880 as well as your Eleanor Jun 16 1881. Maybe Janet has came across > your family > > thanks > Ida > > John Carswell wrote: > >>Hello List , >> >> A little information to share. I visited the Enville churchyard in 1970 & saw 2 graves - Jane Smallman died April 21st aged 83 years. Charles Smallman died 28 May 1936 aged 86 years. -very much overgrown - letters hardly decipherable.They were my g grandparents. >> >> Regards, >> >> John Carswell Australia >> >> >> >> >> >>------------------------------- >>To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message >> > > > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message > >

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