1816–1888

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Born: Ju­ly 11, 1817, Rom­sey, Hamp­shire, Eng­land.

Died: March 5, 1888, Ma­ry­le­bone, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: Hamp­stead Ce­me­te­ry, West Hamp­stead, Eng­land.

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Biography

Smith first preached at age six­teen. Af­ter a par­tial course at the Dub­lin The­o­lo­gic­al In­sti­tute, he en­tered the Con­gre­ga­tion­al min­is­try in 1840.

He worked in mis­sions in Ire­land for se­ver­al years, but his more pub­lic min­is­try be­gan at New­ry. In 1849, he be­came pas­tor of the North­um­ber­land Av­e­nue Church in Kings­town (Dún Lao­ghaire), near Dub­lin.

He event­u­al­ly be­gan fo­cus­ing on ev­an­gel­ism ra­ther than pas­tor­al care, but his health failed in 1886.

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