Papers of Arthur Edward Smith

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the Royal Family. These items formed part of a collection of papers found in the drawer of a dresser in the drawing room of the Master's Lodge in 2004. Other items from this bundle relating to Masters and the Master's Lodge (c. 1908-90) are now in the College Archives.

Administrative / Biographical History

Smith was born in Doncaster in 1871 and attended the local grammar school. He was admitted to St John's College in 1889, graduating BA in 1892. Following ordination, Smith served as Curate of St Philip's, Dalston (1895-1903), Curate of St John's, Hackney (1903-7), Vicar of St Peter's, Hornsey (1907-25), Vicar of Willesden (1925-37), and Vicar of St Mary Abbots, Kensington (1937-48). He was also appointed Prebendary of St Paul's Cathedral in 1935. Smith was the joint editor of 'The Sundays of Man's Life'. He married Dora Cox in 1903, and died at Littlehampton, Sussex, in 1952.

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Smith was born in Doncaster in 1871 and attended the local grammar school. He was admitted to St John's College in 1889, graduating BA in 1892. Following ordination, Smith served as Curate of St Philip's, Dalston (1895-1903), Curate of St John's, Hackney (1903-7), Vicar of St Peter's, Hornsey (1907-25), Vicar of Willesden (1925-37), and Vicar of St Mary Abbots, Kensington (1937-48). He was also appointed Prebendary of St Paul's Cathedral in 1935. Smith was the joint editor of 'The Sundays of Man's Life'. He married Dora Cox in 1903, and died at Littlehampton, Sussex, in 1952.

Preferred citation: St John's College Library, Papers of Arthur Edward Smith

Archivist's Note

3 Sep 2007

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