George Smart -multi-linguist

Perhaps not  completely new languages, but the accents and idioms of speech encountered in Gloucester, Canada and New Zealand would have varied incredibly.
George Smart was baptised on August 12th 1821 in Minchinhampton, Gloucester by parents James and Elizabeth of Theescombe.
He married Jemima Price on the 25th December 1843 in the same parish, at that time he is listed as a dyer, and she as a dressmaker.
There is a strong possibility that children were born before 1853, and even a possibility they were born overseas, however there is no sign of any children in the 1851 census.
1853- George Arthur born 31st August Rodborough, Gloucester, m Ellen Hancock, 3 sons, 2 daughters
1857- Hellen Elizabeth born August 11th Brant, Canada married Richard Lewis, 1 son, 1 daughter
1860- James Walter born 24th April Lady Wood, Gloucester, m Elizabeth Munton, 4 sons, 6 daughters
1861census George is a gas fitter .
1863- Ellen Jane born July 30th Gloucester, spinster
In 1871, the family is in Barton, St Michael,, and three of the children are working.
On the 27th September, 1874, the family boarded the Merope, and sailed to Lyttleton, New Zealand.
George died in Christchurch on the 27th December, 1890, and Jemima on September 10th, 1895.
He was my great, great, great grandfather.

(Marriage of George and Jemima 1843)
 (Jemima Smart, nee Price)

Author: gorcat28

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