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Smith, Sydneylocked

(1771–1845)
  • Peter Virgin

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Smith, Sydney (1771–1845), author and wit, was born on 3 June 1771 at Woodford, Essex, the second of the five children of Robert Smith (1739/40–1827), merchant, and his wife, Maria (c.1750–1801), the daughter of Isaac Olier, a Huguenot. He had three brothers and a sister; ...

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