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|Smyth, Herbert Warington.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 14, 1886. [Eldest] s. of Sir Warington Wilkinson (1835), of The Cliff, Marazion, Cornwall.
B. June 4, 1867, in London.
Matric. Michs. 1886; B.A. and LL.B. 1889; M.A. 1898; LL.M. 1899.
F.R.G.S. Adm. at the Inner Temple, June 20, 1887.
Called to the Bar, Apr. 26, 1899.
Secretary to the Govt. (Dept. of Mines), Siam, 1891-5; Director-General of Mines, 1895-8; Secretary of the Siamese legation, 1898-1901; Secretary for mines and industries, Transvaal, 1901-10; Commissioner of mines, Natal, 1910-27.
Member of Legislative and Executive Councils of the Transvaal.
Served in the S. African War, 1901-2. In the Great War, 1914-19 (Lieut., R.N.V.R.; C.M.G., 1919; mentioned in despatches). Married, July 21, 1900, Amabel Mary, 3rd dau. of Sir Henry Sutton, Judge of the King's Bench Div., and had issue.
Author, Sea-wake and Jungle Trail; Chase [p.579] and Chance in Indo-China; Mast and Sail in Europe and Asia; Five Years in Siam; etc.
Died Dec. 19, 1943, at Redruth.
(Record of Old Westminsters; Univ.
War List; Fox-Davies, Armorial Families; Inns of Court; The Times, Dec. 21, 1943.)
|Herbert Warington SMYTH |
Approx. lifespan: 18671943
pens. Trinity College adm1886:06:14
Eldest s. of Sir Warington Wilkinson SMYTH (1835) of The Cliff, Marazion, Cornwall
b. 1867:06:04 in London
Sch: Westminster School Westminster, [ London ]
Adm. Inner Temple: 1887:06:20
Called to the Bar: 1899:04:26
Sec. to: : Government ( Department of Mines), Siam 1891-95
Director-General of: : Mines 1895-98
Sec. of: : Siamese legation [ Siam ] 1898-1901
Sec. for: : mines and industries, Transvaal , South Africa 1901-10
Commissioner of: : mines, Natal , South Africa 1910-27
Member of: Legislative and Executive Councils of the Transvaal , South Africa
Served in the S. African War African, [ South Africa ] 1901-02
In the Great War 1914-19
Lieutenant: RNVR ; CMG 1919
Mentioned in Despatches )
m. 1900:07:21 Amabel Mary SUTTON 3rd dau. of Sir Henry SUTTON Judge of: : King's Bench Div..
Publ.: Sea-wake and Jungle Trail; Chase and Chance in Indo-China; Mast and Sail in Europe and Asia; Five Years in Siam ; etc.
d. Redruth, [ Cornwall ] 1943:12:19
( Record of Old Westminsters; University War List ; Fox-Davies, Armorial Families; Inns of Court; The Times 1943:12:21)