Richard Smith of Islington

???? - 1776


London merchant, partner with his son Benjamin Smith and father of Rev. Richard Smith the elder (who predeceased him) and grandfather of Rev. Richard Smith and Mary Gibbes Allen nee Smith (all of whom q.v.).

  1. Will of Richard Smith of Islington proved 26/10/1776. This long will has yet to be analysed by LBS but includes the bequest of several named enslaved people to his grandchildren and to his son Benjamin.


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Further Information

(1) Mary Crow (2) Lucy

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Brockwood Park House [Built] 
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Country house built c 1769 for Richard Smith. The estate now houses the Krishnamurti Centre and Brookwood Park...

Relationships (7)

Other relatives
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Richard Smith of Islington married Mrs Mary Crowe [sic] at St Michael's Barbados Aug 6 1737 [Caribbean, English Settlers in Barbados, 1637-1800 for Richard Smith Barbados Marriages, Vol I, 1643-1800...
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Grandfather → Grandson
Father → Son
Father-in-law → Daughter-in-law
Father-in-law → Daughter-in-law
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John Robinson was married to Mary Crow[e], Richard Smith's step-daughter and reportedly the daughter of 'Nathaniel Crowe'. However it appears that she was the daughter of James Crow, the brother of...

Addresses (1)

Islington, London, London, England