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Major Arthur Algernon Dorrien Smith     1876-1955
Major Arthur Algernon Smith Dorrien Smith, D.S.O., J.P.
  Arthur was born on 28 January 1876, the son of Thomas Algernon Smith Dorrien and Edith Anna Maria Tower, at Shalton Audley, Oxfordshire.
  He was educated at Eton and left in 1894 to join the Rifle Brigade.   Arthur was Chairman of the Isles of Scilly County Council since 1918; Justice of the Peace for the Isles of Scilly, and the County of Hertfordshire.   He served in the South African War, 1900-02; Captain, Rifle Brigade, 1902-06; Major, 6th Battalion (Reserve) Rifle Brigade, 1914; Brigade Major 17th Infantry Brigade, 1914-17; On the Staff 59th Division and 8th Corps, 1917-18.

Eleanor Salvin Bowlby                               1887-1978
Eleanor was born on 23 Mar 1887, the daughter of Edward Salvin Bowlby and Elizabeth "Bessie" Vans Agnew
I have identified the following children.
Algernon Robert Augustus Born 5 May 1910   London Married Rosemarie Helen Lucas-Tooth
Anne Elizabeth Born 4 Jul 1911   London Married Claud Stephen Phillimore
Thomas Mervyn Born 12 May 1913   London Married Tamara Imeretinsky,
Margaret Claire "Peggy" Hugh-Jones
Innis Mary Born 8 May 1916   London Married William Somers Llewellyn
Lionel Roger Born abt 1918   London  
Francis Arthur Born 26 Aug 1921   London  
Helen Born 12 Dec 1932   London  
Birth of Parents
Arthur Algernon Dorrien Smith b: 28 Jan 1876               Shalton Audley, Oxfordshire       1876 1Q Bicester 3a 735
son of Thomas Algernon Smith Dorrien and Edith Anna Maria Tower

Eleanor Salvin Bowlby b: 23 Mar 1887         Westminster, London       1887 2Q Chelsea 1a 376
daughter of Edward Salvin Bowlby and Elizabeth "Bessie" Vans Agnew, Lowndes Square

Marriage
11 May 1909
Major Arthur Algernon Dorrien Smith
Eleanor Salvin Bowlby

Read about this marriage
Holy Trinity Church       1909 2Q Chelsea 1a 802


The Times, Wednesday, May 12, 1909               MARRIAGES
  DORRIEN-SMITH : BOWLBY - On the 11th inst., at Holy Trinity Church, Sloane-street, S.W., by the Rev. W. M. Smith Dorrien, Vicar of Crediton, Devon, (uncle of the bridegroom), assisted by by the Rev. H. T. Bowlby, of Eton College (Cousin of the bride),Captain Arthur A. Dorrien Smith, D.S.O. late Rifle Brigade, eldest son of Mr. T. A. Dorrien Smith, of Tresco Abbey, Isles of Scilly, and Ashlyns, Herts, and grandson of Mrs. Smith Dorrien, of Haresfoot, Berkhamsted, Herts, to Eleanor Salvin, third daughter of the late Mr. Edward Salvin Bowlby, of Gilston Park, Herts, and Knoydart, Inverness-shire, N.B., and of Mrs. Salvin Bowlby, of 56 Lowndes-square, S.W., and Marston House, Banbury.

Children
Algernon Robert Augustus Dorrien Smith b: 5 May 1910                London       1910 1Q Chelsea 1a 365
son of Arthur Algernon Smith Dorrien Smith and Eleanor Salvin Bowlby,
56 Lowndes Square, S.W.
Anne Elizabeth Dorrien Smith b. 4 Jul 1911                   Herts       1911 3Q Berkhampstead 3a 1784
daughter of Arthur Algernon Smith Dorrien Smith and Eleanor Salvin Bowlby, Kingshill
Thomas Mervyn Dorrien Smith b: 12 May 1913               Herts       1913 2Q Berkhampstead 3a 1840
son of Arthur Algernon Smith Dorrien Smith and Eleanor Salvin Bowlby, Kingshill
Innis Mary Dorrien Smith b: 8 May 1916                 Herts       1916 2Q Berkhampstead 3a 1742
daughter of Arthur Algernon Smith Dorrien Smith and Eleanor Salvin Bowlby, Kingshill
Lionel Roger Dorrien Smith b: abt 1918                       Herts       1918 2Q Berkhampstead 3a 1275
son of Arthur Algernon Smith Dorrien Smith and Eleanor Salvin Bowlby
Francis Arthur Dorrien Smith b: 26 Aug 1921               Isles of Scilly
son of Arthur Algernon Smith Dorrien Smith and Eleanor Salvin Bowlby, Tresco Abbey
Helen Dorrien Smith b: 12 Dec 1932               Isles of Scilly
son of Arthur Algernon Smith Dorrien Smith and Eleanor Salvin Bowlby, Tresco Abbey


The Times, Friday, Jun 28, 1940                         DEATHS
  DORRIEN SMITH - In May, 1940, PILOT OFFICER Lionel R. Dorrien Smith, R.A.F., missing, believed killed in action, over Arras, third son of Major and Mrs. Dorrien Smith, of Tresco Abbey, Isles of Scilly.

IN Memory of
Pilot Officer LIONEL ROGER DORRIEN-SMITH
72501, 79 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Who Died Age 21
ON
20 May 1940

Son of
Maj. Arthur Algernon Dorrien-Smith, D.S.O., D.L., J.P.,
and Eleanor Salvin Dorrien-Smith,
of Tresco, Isles of Scilly

REMEMBERED WITH HONOUR
RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
United Kingdom

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION

The Times, Tuesday, Jul 4, 1944                         DEATHS
  DORRIEN SMITH - In June, 1944, killed in action, Major Francis Arthur Dorrien Smith, The Rifle Brigade, fourth and youngest son of Major and Mrs. A. A. Dorrien Smith, of Tresco Abbey, Isles of Scilly.

IN Memory of
Major FRANCIS ARTHUR DORRIEN-SMITH
186294, 1st Bn., Rifle Brigade
Who Died Age 22
ON
20 June 1944

Son of
Maj. Arthur Algernon Dorrien-Smith, D.S.O., D.L., J.P.,
and Eleanor Salvin Dorrien-Smith,
of Tresco, Isles of Scilly

REMEMBERED WITH HONOUR
BAYEUX EASTERN CEMETERY
FRANCE

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION



Death
Major Arthur Algernon Dorrien Smith, D.S.O., J.P.
Read his Obituary
Died 29 May 1955 Tresco Abbey, Isles of Scilly
1955 2Q Scilly 7a 42


Death
Eleanor Salvin (Bowlby) Dorrien Smith Died 13 Apr 1978, Age 91,         1978 2Q Bracknell 19 012

The Times, Saturday, Apr 15, 1978                         DEATHS
  DORRIEN SMITH - On On April 13, 1978, Eleanor Salva, aged 91 years, peacefully, widow of Major A. A. Dorrien Smith, late of Tresco Abbey and Brookside Lodge, Ascot, Berks.   Funeral family only, April 18th, at 3:00 p.m., Cranbourne Church.   Cut flowers to Messrs I. M. Berry, Lovel Road, Winkfield, Windsor, Berks.

SPECIAL THANKS  to Iain McGibbon, of Havelock North, New Zealand, for many of the details provided above.