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date: 17 February 2020

Smith, William [called Strata Smith]locked

(1769–1839)
  • H. S. Torrens

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Smith, William [called Strata Smith] (1769–1839), civil engineer and geologist, was born on 23 March 1769 at The Forge, Churchill, Oxfordshire, the son of John Smith (1735–1777), the village blacksmith, and his wife, Ann (1745–1807), also née Smith. He was educated at the village school, which he attended until about 1780....

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