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Smith, Samuel (1765-1841), dean of Christ Church, Oxford

John F. A. Mason

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Smith, Samuel (1765-1841), dean of Christ Church, Oxford, was born in Westminster, London, on 20 September 1765, the eldest in the family of two daughters and five sons (one of whom died young) of Samuel Smith (1731/2-1808), headmaster of Westminster School from 1764 to 1788, and his first wife, Anna ...

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