- 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
- [S40] Astrid Hess [April 2006].
- [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Robertson_Smith
William Robertson Smith
Mother*: Jane Robertson b. 22 Jan 1821, d. 2 Dec 1899