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

A. F. Pollard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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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...

Reference Entry.  669 words. 

Subjects: Banking ; UK Politics

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