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date: 14 December 2019

Smyth, William Henrylocked

(1788–1865)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by R. O. Morris

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Smyth, William Henry (1788–1865), naval officer and surveyor, born in Westminster, London, on 21 January 1788, was the only son of Joseph Brewer Palmer Smyth and his wife, Georgina Caroline, granddaughter of the Revd Mr Pilkington. William's father claimed descent from Captain John Smith (1580?–1631)...

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