Bishop William Smythe of Lincoln 1496-1514Some Smyth Clergy
Information courtesy of Barry Reid.

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The Alphabetical Smyth(e) Directory - family origins in YorkshireClick on the shamrock to access the Alphabetical Smyth(e) Directory - transcribed from the research material of the Shearman/Hall families in Canada - now held in the Trent University Archives in Ontario.
Barry writes - "I have come across a book, Clergy of Dublin and Glendalough, which includes short biographies including those of some of the SMYTH clergy. As usual, it is difficult to know whether the information can be relied upon.  In the past, however, the Church of England clergy were probably the greatest collectors of genealogical information, especially about fellow clergymen and their families.  Nevertheless, caveat emptor."

Some Smyth Family Clergy ... Extracted from Leslie, J. B., and W. J. R. Wallace, Clergy of Dublin and Glendalough, The Ulster Historical Foundation, 2001.

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SMYTH, Alexander Victor (1894-1947)
b. 1894 Portumna; ed. Ranelagh School, Athlone and Mountjoy School, Dublin; TCD BA 1916, MA 1919. d. 1917; p. 1918 (Down); C. Shankill (Dromore) 1917-19; C. Chapelizod 1919-20; C.-in-c. Loughrea (Clonfert) 1920-21; Dioc. C. Dublin 1921-4; Dioc. C. Ferns and Headmaster Tate School, Wexford 1924-34; I. Baltinglass (Leighlin) 1934-9, I. Monasterevin (Kildare) 1939-47. s. of Alexander and Mary (nee O'Donohue), of Clady, Co. Londonderry; m. Kathleen Irene (died 14 May 1977), dau. of James Martin of Ballinasloe. Issue: Irene Mary Lydia; Alexandra Christine; Rosemary Jeanne; Terence Alexander.
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F. Arthur Smyth - Archbishop of DublinSMYTH, Arthur (1706-1771)
b. 1706 Limerick; ed. by Mr Cashin, Limerick; TCD BA 1727, DD; Oxford ad eund. 1755. Dean of Raphoe 1743-4; Dean of Derry 1744-52; Bishop of Clonfert 1752-3; Bishop of Down and Connor 1753-65; Bishop of Meath 1765-6; Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of Glendalough 1766-71. s. of Rt Rev Thomas, Bishop of Limenck 1695-1725; m. Elizabeth (died 14 July 1761), dau. of Nicholas Bonfoy of Abbot Ripton, Hunts. Died 14 Dec 1771 at the Palace of St Sepulchre; buried in St Patrick's Cathedral. Published:  A Sermon preached at Londonderry on the occasion of the Rebellion in Scotland (Dublin, 1745) A Sermon preached on the Fast day in remembrance of  the Great Earthquake of 1755, at Christ Church (Dublin, 1755).
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SMYTH, Edward (1662-1720)
b. 1662 Lisburn; ed. by Mr Thomas Haslam; TCD Sch. 1678, BA 1681, Fellow 1684, MA 1684, LLB 1687, BD 1694, DD 1696. Chapl. Constantinople and Smyrna 1689-93; Chapl. to King William III 1693; Donegall Lect. TCD 1694; Dean of St Patrick's Cath. 1695-9; Vice Chancellor TCD 1697; Bishop of Down 1699-1720 s. of James and Frances (nee Dowdall), of Lisburn; m (1) 15 Feb 1696 Elizabeth (died June 1706), dau. of Right Rev. William Smith, Bishop of Kilmore 1693-9.  Issue:  William, b. 1697, d 1700; Edward, b 1704; 2 daughters; m (2) Apr. 1710 The Hon Mary Skeffington, dau. of Clotworthy, Viscount Massereene. Issue: Skeffington Randal; James, MP for Antrim; another son; Rachel; another daughter. Died 16 Oct 1720 at Bath. Published: Sermon, preached before the Deputy Governor and Company of  Merchants trading to the Levant Seas, May 1, 1689, on Isa. XXVI 9 (London, 1689). Sermon, preached at Christ Church, Dublin, before the Lords  Justices, May 29, 1687, on Sam. XXII 2,3 (Dublin, 1698). Sermon, preached Dec. 3, 1702 on Ps. CXVIII, 1-3 (Dublin 1703) Sermon, preached Oct. 23, 1703 on Isa. LXV, 25 (Dublin 1703) Contributed papers to the Royal Society and to the Dublin Philosophical Society, including 'Answers to Queries about Lough Neagh' (1685); 'A Relation of the Extraordinary Effects of the Power of the Imagination' (1687); 'Account of Soap Earth, near Smyrna; The use of Opium Among the Turks; Of  Rusma, a black earth.
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SMYTH, Henry (c. 1704-1765)
b. c. 1704; ed. TCD BA 1726, BD and DD 1760. V. St Munchin's, Limerick 1731-2; R. and V. Rathronan (Limerick) 1731-6; R. Newcastle (Limerick) 1753-64; Archdeacon of Glendalough 1760-64; Preb. Donoughmore, St Patrick's Cath. 1763-4. s. of Rt Rev. Thomas, Bishop of Limerick 1695-25. Died 1765 .
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SMYTH, James (1750-)
b. 1750 Co. Donegal: ed. by Dr Law; TCD Sizar 1769, BA 1773. d. 1776 (Down); C. Dungarvan (Lismore) 1785; V. Kilrossanty (Lismore) 1786-1804: C. Santry 1800-7; V. Templemichael and Fenagh (Lismore) 1804-24; PC Glasnevin 1822-7. s. of Rev. Thomas (see below), V. Santry 1781-1821; m. 19 Aug. 1791 Joanna (died 22 Mar. 1858), dau. of Tim Ryan.
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SMYTH. John Paterson (-1932)
ed. TCD BA (Sen. Mod. Mental and Mor. Phil.), LLB, Div. Test. (1) and Eccles. Hist. Prize (1) 1880, BD 1888, LLD 1893, LittD 1901, MA 1902; Bp Univ., Lennoxville DCL (hon. causa) 1908. d. 1880; p. 1881 (Down); Christ Church Cath., Lisburn (Connor) 1881-3; C. Harold's Cross 1883-8; I. Christ Church, Kingstown 1889-1902; I. St Ann's 1902-7; Prof. Pastoral Th. TCD 1902-7; Canon Christ Church Cath. 1906-7; R. St George's, Montreal 1909; Canon Montreal Cath.; 1910-14; Archdeacon of St Andrew's, Montreal 1913-24; Archdeacon of Montreal 1924-32. s. of George, of Killarney; m. Nannie (died 13 Oct. 1941), dau. of Rev. William H. Ferrar, FTCD. Issue: William Hugh Ferrar (drowned 1901); Jessie; Marjorie. Died 14 Feb. 1932 at Montreal. Published: How We Got our Bible. How to Read the Bible. How God inspired the Bible.           The Old Documents and the New Bible. The Divine Library: the Bible for the Young (1902) . The Bible for School and Home (1902). A Peoples' Life of Christ (10th edn 1922). The Gospel of the Hereafter (14th edn 191 1 ). On The Rim of the World (1922).
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SMYTH, Nathaniel: (1741-)  b. 1741 Dublin; ed. TCD Sch. 1758; BA 1760, MA 1763. d. 1761 (Down); p. 1763 (Killala); C. Chapelizod 1762-74; Chapl. Hibernian Military School 1770-80; Chapl. Royal Hospital, Kilmainham. s. of Nathaniel, gentleman.
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SMYTH, Thomas (1686-1764)
b. 1686 Drumcree, Co. Westmeath; ed. by Mr Carver, Trim; TCD BA 1706, MA 1709, BD and DD 1745. V. Balscadden 1718-19; Preb. Stagonil, St Patrick's Cath. 1719-23; Archdeacon of Glendalough 1723-51; Precentor Dromore 1726-64; V. St Ann's 1751-64. s. of Thomas of Drumcree, Co. Westmeath, High Sheriff, Co. Antrim, 1691, and Elizabeth (nee Hatfield); m. (1) Mary (died June 1751), dau. of Duke Gifford of Castlejordan, Co. Meath; m. (2) (ML 28 May 1754), at St Mary's, Elizabeth Mitchell (died 9 Nov. 1764). Died 7 Aug. 1764 at Killester, Co. Dublin. Published: A Fast Sermon (Dublin, 1750).
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SMYTH, Thomas (1742-1831)
b. 1742 Co. Dublin; ed. by Mr Ball; TCD Matric. 1757; migrated to Clare Coll., Cambridge 1764 BA (ad eund. Cantab.); TCD MA 1767, LLB and LLD 1779. Treasurer St Patrick's Cath. 1767-1831; R. Delgany 1766-88; Archdeacon of Lismore 1788-1812; Preb. St John's, Christ Church Cath. 1803-26; Preb. Kilrossanty, Lismore 1810-12; V. Annaduff (Ardagh) 1813--31. s. of George, 'Causidicus', afterwards Baron of the Exchequer; m. (1) (ML 8 Jan. 1770) Alice, dau. of Fairfax Mercer of Clea, Co. Down; m. (2) June 1776 Alice (died 20 May 1827), widow of Robert Scott of Newry and sister of John Bowes Benson of Catherine's Grove, Co. Louth, and had issue, including Harriet. Died 30 Jan. 1831 at 50 Sackvllle St, Dublin.
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SMYTH, Thomas (c. 1744-1821)
b. c. 1744; ed. by Rev. Mr Harwood; Clare Coll., Cambridge BA 1764; TCD ad eund. MA 1765, BD and DD 1779. d. 1764; p. 1765 (Down); C. Dunleer (Armagh) 1764-7; V. Finglas 1767-72; Precentor Clogher and R. Enniskillen 1772-1821; V. Santry 1781-1821. s. of James, of Limerick; m. 1774 Judith, dau. of James Forde of St Ann's Parish, Dublin and had issue, including (Rev.) James (see above), b. 1776, C. Santry 1800 and PC Glasnevin 1822-7; Carew, b. 1778; Arthur, b. 1788; Juliana, b. 1784. Mary Anne. b. 1786; Dorothea, b. 1791. Died 9 Mar. 1821 at Molesworth St, Dublin; buried in St Ann's.

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