Helen Barnes (16) We have met Helen once before as she married her cousin Benjamin Smith (6)


She was born in Havering-atte-Bower on 17th July, 1838




She married Benjamin Smith, who had been a lodger with her mother, on 26th November, 1863 at Stapleford Abbots Church, Ongar, Essex.




She never moved away from Havering living initially at the School House, where she is recorded in in 1841,

followed by the Round House whilst she lived with her mother and then Fernside on Brickfields Road Havering

after her marriage until her death on 13th March, 1891.


She is buried in the Benjamin Smith family grave in Havering


        St Marys Church, Stapleford, Abbotts


                   Chelmsford Chronicle 20th March, 1891



They had five children:


Cowy Smith                             Born 1865


Harold Smith                           Born 1867


Claude Smith                           Born 1869


Helen Ethel Smith                   Born 1871


Eric William Smith                   Born 1875