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Edward SMART (J254)
(Son of Roger SMART & Mary)
Born: before 22 Mar 1650/1 
(mentioned in grandfather's will)
Died: before 15 Mar 1728/9 (inventory)
Will: written 19 Feb 1725/6; proved 12 May 1729, Salisbury Consistory (of Grittleton)
Occupation: Husbandman, Yeoman


17 May 1683, Quaker Meeting, Kington St Michael WIL
(Edward of Grittleton, Mary of Easton, Kington St Michael)

Mary WHITE (J255)
Died: 26 Jul 1723 (of Grittleton)

(Order not fully known)

died: 1735 
("A brief account of the Ancient Inhabitants of Grittleton")
married: ?? (above account mentions a son Roger who died 1734)
buried: 28 Jun 1771, Quaker Burial Ground, Hullavington WIL (of Grittleton)
Will: proved 13 Jul 1771, Wiltshire Archdeaconry
Daniel SMART
buried: 13 Dec 1744, Quaker Burial Ground, Stanton St Quintin WIL (of Kington St Michael)
married (1): Hannah BRISTOW, 16 Mar 1720/1, Quaker meeting, Hullavington WIL
married (2): Mary ??
Will: administration granted 22 Feb 1744/5, Wiltshire Archdeaconry
buried: 8 Oct 1762, Quaker Burial Ground, Thornbury GLS (of Rough Earthcott, Alveston)
married: Jacob YOUNG, 8 Mar 1719/20, Quaker Meeting, Hullavington WIL
Sarah SMART (J127)

Plus others?



The SMARTs were a Quaker family and the information above comes from wills, Quaker records & "A brief account of the Ancient Inhabitants of Grittleton, taken from the Court Rolls" (1740). The death of Mary SMART (J255) was recorded in the Chippenham Monthly Meeting register and Daniel's burial (1744) in the Stanton St Quintin parish register.

Edward SMART (J254) is mentioned as a "suffering Quaker" having spent 3 months in prison in 1684 for refusing to take the Oath of Allegiance.

The surname SMART is sometimes spelt SMARTE.


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