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David Smith (1798-1859) of Balmforth, Smith and Booth.
1798 March 4th. Born at Haworth
1829 July 22nd. Married at Leeds to Mary Ann Greenwood
1841 Living at Rodley, Leeds: David Smith (age c40), a Mill Wright. With his wife Mary Smith (age c30) and their children Nancy Smith (age c11), Hannah Smith (age c7), Sarah Smith (age c5), Thomas Smith (age c3). Note: Adjoining abodes are William Balmforth, Jeremiah Balmforth and Jeremiah Booth who all listed as Mill Wright
1851 Living at Rodley, Leeds: David Smith (age 54 born Horsforth), Millwright and Iron Founder. With his wife Mary W. Smith (age 43 born Bramley) and their children Nancy Smith (age 21 born Calverley?), Yks); Sarah Smith (age 15 born Calverley?, Yks); Mary A. Smith (age 5 born Bramley); and David Smith (age 2 born Bramley). Note: nearby are Joseph Booth, Jeremiah Balmforth, Jeremiah Booth and William Balmforth who are all Millwrights / Ironfounders