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William Robertson Smith

M, #2987, b. 8 November 1846, d. 31 March 1894
  • Occupation*: William was an academic, tried for heresy & editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.1
  • Birth*: He was born on 8 November 1846 at Keig, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1
  • He was the son of William Pirie Smith and Jane Robertson.
  • (Deceased) Death*: William Robertson Smith died on 31 March 1894 at Cambridge, England, at age 47.1
  • Note for Web*: More information here.2
Last Edited: 27 Sep 2011

Parents:

Father*: William Pirie Smith b. 14 Apr 1811, d. 24 Feb 1890
Mother*: Jane Robertson b. 22 Jan 1821, d. 2 Dec 1899