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Smyth, John (1748-1811), politician

Stephen M. Lee

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/64134
Smyth, John (1748-1811), politician

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Smyth, John (1748-1811), politician, was born on 12 February 1748, the only son of John Smyth (d. 1771) of Heath, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, and Bridget, daughter of Benjamin Foxley of London. He was educated at Westminster School and at Trinity College, Cambridge, matriculating in 1766. He married, on 4 June ...

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