Winifred Smart1

#2282, (28 May 1890 - 23 December 1965)
FatherWilliam James Smart1 (1858 - 1922)
MotherSarah Mary Fernee1 (1861 - 1950)
ChartsDescendants of Henry Smart

Child of Winifred Smart and Ralph William Gellan

  • Ann Gellan1
BirthWinifred Smart was born on 28 May 1890 in London.1
(with Parents) 1891 CensusWinifred appeared on the 1891 Census of Hornsey, Middlesex with her parents. She was noted to be under 11 months and born in St Pancras.2 
(with Parents) 1901 CensusWinifred appeared on the 1901 Census of Hornsey, Middlesex with her parents. She was 10, and born in Camden Town, London.3 
(with Parents) 1911 CensusShe appeared on the 1911 Census of Harringay, London with her parents. She was 20, was born in St Pancras, and worked as a Dressmaker.4
segment of the 1911 census showing the family and WJ Smart's signature
Residence-Moved In 1912, Winifred Smart moved to 90 Ullswater Road, Southgate, London.5 
MarriageShe married Ralph William Gellan on 18 Jun 1921 in London.
She had a double wedding with her sister Dorothy.1 
(Mentioned) WillShe was mentioned in the will of William James Smart dated 16 Aug 1921. Daughter Winifred was to receive £100 and one fifth of the residue of the estate.6 
(Enumerated) Voters' ListMrs R W Gellan appeared on the Canadian voter's list in 1945 in Vancouver. She and her daughter stayed with Winifred's niece Mabel and her husband Herb Inkster during the war.7 
DeathWinifred died on 23 Dec 1965 in Cambridge.1
ProbateHer estate was proved on 4 Feb 1966 in Peterborough. Entry from the probate calendar:

GELLAN Winifred of The Plashes Boxworth Cambridgeshire died 23 December 1965. Probate Peterborough 4 February to Ann Collett married woman. £3736.8
Last Edited23 Aug 2013


  1. Letters from Ann Collett, England, to J Kolthammer, dated various dates, Nov 1989.
  2. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/1059 folio 46. Image viewed at Ancestry.
  3. Image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census of England & Wales,, RG 13 / 1237 folio 70 page 14.
  4. Image of the 1911 Census for England and Wales (1911,, RG14 RD132 SD1 ED3 SN17.
  5. Letters from Ann Collett, England, to J Kolthammer, dated various dates, 5 Nov 1996.
  6. Will and Administration of William James Smart of Southgate, 16 August 1921, proved in the Principal Probate Registry, 22 July 1922 (Family History Library, Film #0,251,438).
  7. Voters Lists, Federal Elections, 1935–1980. R1003-6-3-E (RG113-B). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Images viewed at
  8. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1858-1966. Images viewed at Winifred Gellan, 1966.