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Frank Smith (c1881-1963) of Smith and Milroy
c1881 Born at Orpington the son of John Smith, store manager, and his wife Annie Elizabeth Child
1901 Living at Wellington Road, Orpington: William Hawes (age 43 born (?), Kent), Cycle Maker - Employer - Single. With three borders; George Reeves (age 26 born Orpington), House decorator); Florence Reeves (age 29 born India (Assam)); and Frank Smith (age 20 born Orpington), Cycle Maker.
1904 Married at Dartford to Alice Rosetta Hitches and had three daughters
1911 Living at Wellington Road, St Mary Cray, Kent: Frank Smith (age 30 born St Mary Cray). Motor and Cycle Making and Repairing - Employer. With his wife Alice Smith (age 33 born Kingston-on-Thames) and their three children; Ethel Smith (age 4 born St Mary Cray), Kathleen Smith (age 3 born St Mary Cray), and Enid Smith (age 8 months born St Mary Cray). One servant.
1963 February 14th. Died. Of 173 Railway Street, Gillingham.