LETTER: Can you help with family history...?

I wonder if any of your readers can help with my research into my great-grandfather's history and family?

Thursday, 15th September 2016, 5:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 1:52 pm

His name was John Wright Smith, born in Mansfield in around 1819.

He later lived in Blaby, Leicester and was there in the 1871 census where he had a needle manufacturing business. He died in Blaby in 1881.

His wife was called Jane (no surname) born in Bruntingthorpe, Leicester about 1823.

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My email address is [email protected] if anyone has any information.

Shirley and Geoff Aplin

Rotorua, New Zealand