George Thomas SMART

George Thomas SMART was born on 1 September 1853 in Christchurch and was baptised at St Michaels Church in Christchurch on 1 January 1854. He was usually a labourer.

On 24 January 1878, George married Isabella McDONALD at the St Andrews Presbyterian Church in Christchurch. Isabella was born 24 August 1856 in Elginshire, Scotland and died on 8 October 1946 in Christchurch and is buried in the Linwood Cemetery in Christchurch. After George's death, she married John Leslie BROWN about 1900. Then she married Alexander PROTHEROE about 1911 and they had one child. It is known that Alexander had children from a previous marriage.

George died on 28 June 1896 in Christchurch and is buried in the Linwood Cemetery in Christchurch.

They had nine children:

(George Smart (left) in his running uniform, and his trainer, possibly a Mr Robson)

His brothers and sisters:

Edmund - born 18 September 1831
Amon - born 1 December 1832
Amos - born 13 February 1834
Amey - born 13 October 1835
Horton - born 22 January 1837
Eliza - born 29 May 1839
Enos - born 23 January 1841
Enon Page - born 9 February 1842
Enoch - born 16 August 1844
Elijah Page - born 16 April 1846
Eli Perkins - born 17 January 1848
William Willson - born 22 March 1850
Emily - born 8 January 1852

 

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(this page last updated 6 March 2005)