Harry Smith  (I18950)
Given Names: Harry
Surname: Smith

Gender: Male Male

Birth: about 1875 Keighley, Yorks
Death: 3 October 1949 Keighley, Yorks

Personal Facts and Details
Birth about 1875 Keighley, Yorks

Marriage 11 June 1901 (Age 26) Evangaline Atkinson - Keighley, Yorks

Death 3 October 1949 (Age 74) Keighley, Yorks

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1911 Census at Danesleigh,192 Skipton Road, Keighley, married head age 36, lathe maker, machine tools, employer. House had 8 rooms
1937 Jan 29 The Mercury (Hobart): The armaments of Great Britain are more powerful than those of any other country, according to Sir Harry Smith, a director of Dean, Smith & Grace Ltd., of Keighley, Yorkshire, who is visiting Sydney. During the war his company manufactured high explosive shells for the British Government. He said it would be a long time before any nation started another war. Italy and Germany were as "poor as church mice" and did not want war for years.
1949 Oct 31 Administration with Will of sir Harry Smith K B E, late of Yew Bank, Keighley who died 3 Oct 1949 to National Provincial Bank. £94125
1949 Dec Q Death of Harry Smith registered in Worth Valley age 75
2016 The Mausolea & Monuments Trust: Smith Mausoleum at Utley Cemetery built 1895; the family vault of Sir Harry Smith, MBE, of Yew Bank, Utley. It has been suggested that he may have been associated with one or other of Keighley’s two main engineering firms, Prince, Smith and Stell or Dean, Smith and Grace.
2016 Grace's Guide to British Industrial History: Dean, Smith and Grace of Keighley were machine tool makers, renowned for their high quality lathes. 1949 Death of Sir Harry Smith, managing director.
2016 Northern Morris Cinemas: The Picture House, situated in North Street, Keighley, is a purpose built cinema which first opened in 1913. It was run by a board of directors which included Sir Harry Smith of Dean Smith & Grace, the machine tools manufacturers. The Picture House, Keighley, the town's first purpose built cinema, began life on the 10th May 1913 with a programme of "all star pictures", prices ranging from three old pence in the stalls to one shilling in the circle for the privilege. The films, again being silent, were accompanied by a four-piece orchestra under the direction of Mr. EJS Craven. The owing company had about thirty shareholders and the principal directors included Sir Harry Smith and his brother Arthur who owned the engineering firm of Dean, Smith and Grace.
County Families of the United Kingdom, Ed 59: Sir Harry Smith K.B.E. created 1918; third son of James Smith Esq of Keighley who died 1906, by Martha who died 1915, third daughter of the late Holmes Green, Esq of Keighley, born 1874, married in 1901 to Evangeline, fourth daughter of the late Pearson Atkinson, Esq of Keighley. Sir Harry Smith was educated at Keighley Grammar School, and at Pannal College, Harrogate, is managing director of Dean, Smith, & Grace, lathe manufacturers and temp. Capt. W. Riding Motor Vol. Corps; has been chairman of the Keighley Board of Management, Ministry of Munitions since 1915.

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Family with Parents - [View Family (F6325)]

Family with Evangaline Atkinson - [View Family (F6322)]
-3 years

Marriage: 11 June 1901 -- Keighley
6 years