Smith, Benjamin Leigh
- A. G. E. Jones
- , revised by Elizabeth Baigent
Smith, Benjamin Leigh (1828–1913), Arctic explorer, was born in Whatlington, Sussex, on 12 March 1828, the eldest son of Benjamin Smith (1783–1860) [see under Smith, William (1756-1835)], MP for Norwich, and Anne Longden (1801–1834), a milliner. His sister was the artist and women's activist ...