November 18, 1836.

January 12, 1837, St. Pancras, London, England.

Son of Robert Smith, of Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, London, Smith was educated at King’s College, London, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge (BA in honors, 1860). Called to the bar in 1862, he held several important posts, and became a Metropolitan Police Magistrate in 1888. He published several volumes on legal subjects, and his other works include:

  1. Glory to God, All the Heavens Are Telling
  2. O God, Whom Neither Time nor Space
  3. Roll Back the Stone, for the Angel of God Has Descended
  4. Sweet Is the Breath of Morning Air