John Smedley
(Cal 1795/1795-1870)
Ann Cook
(Bef 1795-Bef 1823)
Samuel Smedley
(Abt 1819-After 1861)
Alfred Smedley
(Cal 1837-1915)


Family Links

1. Jane Hodge

2. Mary Ann Newton

Alfred Smedley

  • Born: Cal 1837, Sandiacre, Derby 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Jane Hodge
  • Marriage (2): Mary Ann Newton in Dec 1899 in Barnsley (reg) 1
  • Died: 1915 4

  General Notes:

Note that his youngest son is named Urban. Urban William Doar his cousin was born about the same time as Alfred in Sandiacre.



He worked as a Coalminer in 1871 and resided at Barnsley, Yorkshire. 5

He worked as a Coalminer in 1881 and resided at Platts Common, Barnsley. 2
(with wife Jane, 30)

He worked as a Miner in 1893. 6

He worked as a Coal Miner Hewer in 1901 and resided at 28 Albert St, Barnsley. 7

He worked as a Hawker / Greengrocer in 1911 and resided at 2 Ct, 5 Rose(?) Blucker St, Barnsley. 8
(a widower, 73, born Sandiacre, Derbyshire with housekeeper. Note that the father of Walter Cooper, Thomas Cooper had occupation Greengrocer at the time of Walter and Jane's wedding in 1893)


Alfred married Jane Hodge. (Jane Hodge was born Cal 1851 in Plymouth, Devon.)


Alfred next married Mary Ann Newton in Dec 1899 in Barnsley (reg).1 (Mary Ann Newton was born Cal 1842 in Shropshire 9 and died in 1904 in Barnsley (reg) 10.)


1 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales,, Marriage. Marriages Dec 1899
Newton Mary Ann Barnsley 9c417
Smedley Alfred Barnsley 9c417.

2 Online Census and BMD,, 1881C.

3 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales,, Birth.

4 Online Census and BMD,, Public Tree.

5 Online Census and BMD,, 1871C.

6 Online Census and BMD,, Marriage WHC & JWS 1893.

7 Online Census and BMD,, 1910C. Name:Alfred Smedley
Estimated birth year:abt 1838
Relation to Head:Head
Spouse:Mary A Smedley
Birth Place:Sandiacre, England
Civil Parish:Barnsley
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Ecclesiastical parish:St Mary
Street address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status:

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Registration district:Barnsley
Sub-registration district:Barnsley
ED, institution, or vessel:26
Neighbors:View others on page
Page Number:9
Household schedule number:50
Household Members:
Alfred Smedley63
Mary A Smedley58
Arthur Newton13
David Newton9

8 Online Census and BMD,, 1911C.

9 Online Census and BMD,, 1901C.

10 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales,, Death. Deaths Mar 1904
Smedley Mary Ann 56 Barnsley 9c140.