SMITH, John (d.1797), of Drapers' Hall, London
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s. of John Smith by Anne Nankivell. m. 23 Aug. 1761, Elizabeth, da. of Chauncy Townsend, 2s. 2da.
Clerk to Drapers’ Co. 1773; solicitor to E.I. Co. 1775- d.
Smith was returned for New Romney on the interest of Sir Edward Dering, who had offered one seat there to Administration, and vacated it in favour of Richard Atkinson, who was defeated for London at the general election.
He died 13 Mar. 1797.