SMITH, Margaret

1915 - 1994

Margaret Gladys Smith was born at Ipswich on 26 April 1915, daughter of Frederick Joseph Smith (28 December 1864-24 November 1940), a hardware dealer, and his wife Adeline née Maling (born 3 August 1871), youngest daughter of William Maling of Fobbing Hall, Essex, who married at Epping Parish Church, Essex on 3 January 1893. In 1911, the family were living at 247 Ranelagh Road, Ipswich, 47-year-old Frederick and 39-year-old Adeline, with four sons and seven daughters with at least Margaret to come. In 1939, Margaret was a commercial artist, living at 32 Glenavon Road, Ipswich with her parents Frederick and Adeline and an unmarried sibling Douglas Smith (born 27 January 1901), a book & stationers' commercial traveller. Margaret married at Paddington, London in 1943, John P. Williamson. Margaret Gladys Williamson died at Old Windsor, Berkshire on 16 December 1994.