SMITH, John (d.1797), of Drapers' Hall, London

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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2 Apr. - June 1784

Family and Education

s. of John Smith by Anne Nankivell.  m. 23 Aug. 1761, Elizabeth, da. of Chauncy Townsend, 2s. 2da.

Offices Held

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.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke