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Civil engineer, of The Priory Offices, Dudley
c.1811 Born in Sedgley
1841 Son of Joseph Smith; married Mary Roberts in West Bromwich
Manager of the Round Oak Ironworks where he introduced several new processes and improvements, including use of the Casson-Dormy furnace
c.1870 Chief agent of the Earl of Dudley at Tipton
1881 Edward F. Smith 70, Mining agent, lived in Priory Hall, Dudley with Mary Smith 64, Oliver Smith 34