John Smith youngest

1784 - 1849

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

John Smith the youngest, Glasgow bookseller (1784-1849), executor of Francis Brown [his brother-in-law], son of John Smith, younger (1753-1833) and grandson of John Smith of Finnieston (1724-1814).

  1. Appears in the compensation records as 'John Smith junior' As the executor of Francis Brown of Jordanhills Trinidad (d. 1826), however, he was identified as 'John Smith the youngest' in 1829 (before his father's death), and this is how he appears in the ODNB.

  2. Left estate (£10,000) to his niece Mary, the daughter of Francis Brown of Trinidad and Smith's sister, Elizabeth.

Sources

  1. London Gazette, Issue 18562, 27/03/1829, p. 582.

  2. ODNB 'Smith, John [known as John Smith, youngest] (1784-1849) , bookseller and publisher'.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
John Smith jun.
Will

Wealth from ODNB, 'Smith, John [known as John Smith, youngest] (1784-1849), bookseller and publisher'

Wealth at death
£10,000
Oxford DNB Entry

Associated Claims (1)

£7,649 8S 0D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Senior partner
John Smith & Son
Bookseller and publisher  
 

Addresses (1)

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Central Scotland, Scotland