Mabel Ellen Smith (167) was born on 8th October, 1880 in High Roothing, Essex.



She spent her early childhood in Margaret Roothing and was boarding as a pupil at a Ladies School at St JohnÕs Villas, New London Road, Chelmsford when she was twelve.


In 1901 she is found at 6 Upper Richmond Road, Wandsworth, London as a domestic companion, whilst ten years later in 1911 at the age of 32 she is a nursery governess at Pennisddock, Falmouth, Cornwall.


She never married and died at Oakhurst, Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells in Kent on 7th September, 1934.




         The Essex Newsman 15th September 1934


                               National Probate Record