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Smith, Robert, first Baron Carrington (1752-1838), banker and politician

Albert Frederick Pollard and Stephen M. Lee

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25892

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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. He became a partner in his ...

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