Number on the List -    11 & 13 Mary Ann Smith and Emily Smith

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Summary of Mr. Lockwood's reports upon Children Boarded-out under the care of the Ampthill Boarding-out Committee.


These girls reside with Mr & Mrs Letting, who have no children of their own.  They seemed strong and well nourished.  Foster mother described them as truthful and obedient.  M.A. Smith has passed the Sixth and Emily the Fourth Standard; the former is shortly going to service.  They sleep in a good bedroom.  The supply of water is described as very good.  Foster father, gardener; mother, straw-hat maker.

 Possible location of Mary Ann Smith and Emily Smith in the 1881 Census - RG11/1634 - Page 16

Bedford Street, Ampthill, Bedfordshire.

Surname Given Name Relation to Head Condition as to Marriage Age Profession Occupation Where Born
LETTING John Head Mar. 27 Ag. Lab. Millbrook, Beds.
LETTING Lucy Wife Mar. 23 Straw Bonnet Maker Maulden, Beds.
SMITH Mary A. Boarder - 12 Scholar London
SMITH Emily Boarder - 7 Scholar London