Friends of Hastings Cemetery

William Felton-Smith

MB 04 William Felton-Smith

Born 1864 in Newcastle-Under-Lyne, Staffordshire
Christened  1 Jan 1865 in Newcastle-Under-Lyne Staffordshire

He was a Chief Petty Officer, in the Royal Naval Volunteers and died 20 February 1915 of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis at Stockwell Hospital.  He is buried in Hastings.

In 1895 he married Annie Edith Stanger.

William Felton-Smith age 51 ; An Outfitter of 58 High Street.

Councillor for St. Clements Ward, Hastings. Member of Education Committee, Lifeboat Committee & Shipwrecked Mariners

In 1910 Mrs Felton Smith was the Honorary Secretary of the (Hastings) Women’s Liberal Association



1. Reginald Felton Smith,   b. Dec Q 1895, Hastings, died aged four weeks in January 1896, Hastings, he is buried in FB K10 with other infants.

2. Kathleen Felton Smith,   b. Sep Q 1899, Hastings,

3. Doreen Felton Smith,   b. 29 Oct 1903, Hastings, died May 2003, East Sussex

At the time of his death they were living at  20A, Milward Rd

There is a Felton-Smith, Emma Matilda, aged 49, died March 1915, buried at LB F10.