Alfred Smallwood was born in 1815 in Aston, Birmingham, England to Joseph and Mary Smallwood. He died on 20 September 1893 in Staffordshire, England. He was a Brass Founder.
When he was about 44, he married Sarah Dell Arnold (daughter of Francis Arnold and Mary Dell) on 28 March 1859 in Aston, St Peter and St Paul, Warwickshire, England.
Alfred Smallwood and Sarah Dell Arnold had the following children:
- Alfred Smallwood born 1843
- Elizabeth B Smallwood born 1846
- Frank Smallwood was born 1861
- Emily Arnold Smallwood was born about 1864