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Smith, Robert, first Baron Carringtonlocked

(1752–1838)
  • A. F. Pollard
  • , revised by Stephen M. Lee

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Smith, Robert, first Baron Carrington (1752–1838), banker and politician, was born at Nottingham on 22 January 1752, the third but eldest surviving son of Abel Smith (1717?–1788), banker and merchant, and his wife, Mary, daughter of the silk manufacturer Thomas Bird of Barton, Warwickshire...

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