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Crown Keepers at the Speech House.

Crown Keepers at Speech House

Written on the photo mount is: "3rd May 1902. His Majesty's Forest of Dean. Crown Keepers (William H. Morris , Henry Smith) after adjournment of the Verderers Court at Speech House this day. A snapshot by the Court Steward, Douglas J. Wintle".

Several generations of the Smith family served as Crown Keepers.

Angela Ayres added (July 2017): "... I think that Henry Smith was probably the son of Richard Smith, who was the brother of my great grandfather, Barnabas Smith. their mother was Elizabeth, who died at the grand age of 93. if anyone has any information on my family, I would love to be in touch?",

Angela Ayres added (July 2017): "... I think that Henry Smith was probably the son of Richard Smith, who was the brother of my great grandfather, Barnabas Smith. Their mother was Elizabeth, who died at the grand age of 93. if anyone has any information on my family, I would love to be in touch?".

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