Smedley, Edward, 1750-1825

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Smedley, Edward, 1750-1825

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SMEDLEY, EDWARD, son of Francis Smedley, Holywell, Flintshire, smelter, and Jane ---; b. 5 Nov 1750; adm.; KS 1764; elected head to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1769, adm. pens. 23 May 1769, scholar 4 May 1770, matr. 1770; BA 1773; MA 1776; Fellow, Trinity Coll. 1775; ordained deacon (Peterborough) 6 Jun 1773, priest 30 Nov 1776; an Usher at the School 1774-1820; Reader, The Rolls Chapel; Vicar of Cotes Parva, Lincs., 1782 [check name of parish]; Rector of Meopham, Kent 1786-1816; Rector of Bradford Abbas, Dorset 28 Sep 1812; Rector of Clifton Maybank, Dorset 3 Oct 1812; Rector of North Bovey, Devon from 11 Apr 1816; Rector of Powderham, Devon, from 4 Apr 1816; author, Erin, 1810 (poem, published for subscribers); m. 21 Aug 1782 Hannah, fourth dau. of George Bellas, Witley, Surrey; d. 8 Aug 1825. Monument West Cloister, Westminster Abbey.


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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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