Ralph Dudley Smith (35) was born in 21st May 1906 at Chignal Smealy, near Chelmsford in Essex.

 

 

In 1911 he was living at LavendarÕs Farm, Ford End, Chelmsford.

 

He married, on 19th October, 1936 to Irene Gray (256) at WesleyÕs Chapel, City Road, Finsbury, London.

 

 

         Essex Newsman 31st October 1936

 

 

 

When obtaining probate for his mother in 1965 he is referred to as a farmer.

 

There is a record of when Ralph got into serious trouble with the law.

 

                   Chelmsford Chronicle 15th July, 1927

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chelmsford Chronicle 16th March, 1934

 

Chelmsford Chronicle 5th November, 1937

 

Ralph died Sussex in 1986.

 

 

 

 

Ralph and Renie had one son, Ralph Dudley Smith born 9th June 1946 and a daughter Jean Ann born 29th March 1939