SMITH, Edward (?1704-62), of Edmondthorpe, Leics.
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Family and Education
b. ?1704, 1st s. of Rev. Roger Smith of Bosworth, Leics. by his w. Judith Tomlinson. educ. Melton Mowbray; Rugby 1714; Magdalene, Camb. 18 Apr. 1722, aged 17. m. Margaret, da. of Edward Horsman of Stretton, Rutland, 1s. d.v.p. suc. kinsman Sir Edward Smith, 2nd Bt., at Edmondthorpe 1721; and fa. 1736.
Smith was returned unopposed for Leicestershire in 1754 and 1761. He was classed as a Tory, both by Dupplin in 1754 and by Bute in 1761. No speech or vote by him is known after 1754. He died 15 Feb. 1762.