Robert Neate Smith
born July–September 1883
in Gloucester, Gloucestershire
died very roughly 1953
The birth of a Robert Neate Browning is recorded in the September quarter of 1883 in Gloucester (6a282). Despite the unexpected surname, this seems likely to be him, given the unusual middle name (which can also be seen in the 1911 census).
1891 census: living at 70 Alvin Street, Gloucester, with mother, father and step-brothers. Age is 8 and place of birth is Gloucester.
1901 census: (as Brownett) living at 70 Alvin Street, Gloucester, with mother and brother. Age is 17, occupation is plasterer's labourer, and place of birth is Gloucester.
1911 census: (as Brownett) living at 7 [sic] Alvin Street, Gloucester, with his mother. He is 27, unemployed, and his place of birth is 70 Alvin Street, Gloucester. His middle name is ?ea[t/l]e—probably 'Neate'.