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Authorised form of nameLethieullier; Smart (1701 - 1760)
Other forms of nameLethiullier, Smart
SurnameLethieullier
ForenamesSmart
Dates1701 - 1760
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
03 November 1701
Death:
Aldersbrook, Little Ilford, Essex (27 August 1760)
Burial:
Little Ilford church, Essex
ActivityProfession:
Antiquary
Education:
Trinity College, Oxford; MA (1723); Incorporated at Cambridge (1726)
Career:
Formed collections and made drawings of antiquities and English fossils; travelled to Italy; built a small 'hermitage' at Aldersbrook for his collections
Memberships:
FSA; Spalding Society
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
12/03/1724
Proposers:
William Derham
RelationshipsSon of John Lethieullier, Merchant, of London and Aldersbrook Manor House, Little Ilford, Essex, and Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John or Joseph Smart Kt, Woollen Draper of Lombard Street, London and Havering, Kent; married Margaret, daughter of William Sloper of Woodhay, Berkshire; no children
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Venn; Foster; Le Neve
References:
Obituary, Gentleman's Magazine (1760), p394, 443 (Account of Lethieullier's life by Peter Collinson FRS);Obituary, London Magazine (1760), p556
Royal Society codeNA5748
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/L6/45Smart Lethieullier, dated at Bond Street, to Cromwell Mortimer12 July 1734
LBO/24/52Copy letter from Smart Lethieullier, Rome, to the President27 December 1737
L&P/2/51Letter, 'An account of discoveries at Portici' from Smart Lethieullier to Martin Folkes21 February 1750
L&P/2/53Letter, 'Of the Essex steeples (Danbury) struck by lightning' from Smart Lethieullier to Martin Folkes27 February 1750
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