Family Photographs of the Searell and Tennyson Smith Families

Scope and Content

Edward Tennyson Smith (1850-1925) was an extreme temperance campaigner from Birmingham who married a local girl, Annie Euphemia Searell, whose family had originated in Devon but came to North Wales to work in the copper and slate industries. Together the Tennyson Smiths toured Britain, America and New Zealand, campaigning for the prohibition of alcohol, until her death in America in 1906. ETS subsequently remarried.

[N.B. Artefacts and art works transferred to Conwy Museum Service ]

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. Access to some documents may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation, Conwy Archives will advise where this is the case. For details and opening hours see

Custodial History

Transferred from Gwynedd Archives Service in 2000, where it had been placed on loan by Llandudno Historical Society

Related Material

See CX7911 for papers in this collection