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Name: Augusta Smith

Burial Number: 0863

Gender: Female

Born: 00/3/1834

Died: 8/04/1917

Buried: 12/04/1917


Known as Julia Smith, her full name at birth was Augusta Penelope Julia Dornford. She was the daughter of Francis Dornford, a commander in the Royal Navy, and Catherine Maria nee Forbes. Julia was born in Wales in 1834 and baptised on 19 March 1834 at St Mary, Cardiff, Glamorgan.
She married Edmund Smith, an attorney and solicitor, on 5 November 1864 in Bath.
In the 1871 Census they were living at 11, Rivers Street, Walcot, Bath, Somerset, with 3 daughters, the oldest being 5 years of age.
Edmund died before the end of 1871 and by 1881 Julia and her daughters  had moved to Ealing Road, Middlesex. Julia did not remarry.
In the next two Censuses they lived at ‘Walcot’, Winchester Road, Worthing, where Julia died on 8 April 1917.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

No headstone image available

Location in Cemetery

Area: SWS Row: 2 Plot: 1

Exact Location (what3words): asleep.pads.times

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



Complete maintenance but not responsible for damage to stonework if due to subsidence!


In loving memory of our dear mother Julia Smith who entered into rest on Easter Day 1917 "Be still and know that I am God" also in memory of Grace Isobel Smith who died 26th April 1955 aged 83 years R.I.P.

Further Information


Name: Augusta Penelope Julia Smith

Gender: Female

Born: 00/3/1834

Town: Unknown

County: Glamorgan

Country: Wales


Maiden Name:Dornford

Marriage Date: 5/11/1864

Spouse First Name: Edmund

Spouse Last Name: Smith

Town of Marriage: Bath

County of Marriage: Somerset

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 8/04/1917

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: 'Walcot'

Address line 2: Winchester Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3129 15 s 4 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


19, Bute Crescent, Cardiff, Glamorgan – Francis Dornford aged 66, head, Commander, Royal Navy; Catherine Dornford abed 65, wife; Juia Dornford aged 26, daughter; Eliza Evans aged 22, servant; Clara Finsley aged 22, servant;


11, Rivers Street, Walcot, Bath, Somerset – Edmund Smith aged 47, head, attorney and solicitor; Julia Smith aged 37, wife; Catherine E Smith aged 5, daughter; Grace I Smith aged 4, daughter; Gertrude L Smith aged 1, daughter; Elizabeth Perks aged 20, nursemaid; George Simpson aged 61, lodger, Interest on Money;


Lahard, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset – Julia Smith aged 47, head, widow; Grace Smith aged 14, daughter, scholar; (Gertrude) Louisa Smith aged 11, daughter, scholar; Elizabeth Phillips aged 21, general servant;


9, Argyle Road, Ealing, Middlesex – Julia Smith aged 57, head, widow, living on own means; C .E. (Catherine Elizabeth) Smith aged 26, daughter ; G. I (Grace Isabel) Smith aged 25, daughter; L. G (Louisa Gertrude) Smith aged 21, daughter; Bessie Wiltshire aged 21, general domestic servant;


Walcot, Winchester Road, Worthing – Julia Smith aged 67, head, widow, living on own means; Grace Smith aged 34, daughter, living on own means; Louisa Smith aged 31, daughter, living on own means;


Walcot, Winchester Road, Worthing – Julia Smith aged 77, head, widow, private means; Katherine Smith aged 44, daughter, Private School teacher; Grace Smith aged 43, daughter, teacher in private family; Louisa Smith aged 41, daughter, no occupation;

Miscellaneous Information

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