Smith, William Henry (1825–1891), newsagent and politician, was born on 24 June 1825 at 42 Duke Street, Grosvenor Square, London, the only son of William Henry Smith (1792–1865), and his wife, Mary Ann Cooper. He had six sisters. His father, who was originally a newsagent in a small way of business, had the idea of sending ...
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William Henry Smith (1825–1891) by John D. Miller, pubd 1883 (after George Richmond, 1878) © National Portrait Gallery, London