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Smith, Cecil Clementi.
Adm. pens. at CORPUS CHRISTI, Sept. 30, 1859. [S. of the Rev. John (1825), of Buckhurst Hill, Essex (and Cecilia, dau. of Muzio Clementi, the composer).
B. Dec. 23, 1840, in London.
School, St Paul's.] Matric. Michs. 1859; Scholar, 1859; B.A. 1863; M.A. 1869.
Fellow, 1912.
One of the first Student-interpreters at Hong Kong, 1862-78; Colonial Treasurer, Hong Kong, 1878; Colonial Secretary, Straits Settlements, 1878-84.
Lieutenant-Governor and Colonial Secretary, Ceylon, 1885-7; Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Straits Settlements, 1887-9. High Commissioner and Consul-General for Borneo and Sarawak, 1889-93.
K.C.M.G., 1886; G.C.M.G., 1892; P.C., 1906.
Married, 1869, Teresa, dau. of Arthur Newcomen, of Kirkleatham Hall, Yorks.
Latterly of The Grange, Welwyn, Herts.
Died Feb. 6, 1916.
Father of Arthur (1889, sub Clementi-Smith); brother of Percival C. (1867) and Herbert C. (1855).
(St Paul's Sch. Reg.; Walford, County Families; Fox-Davies, Armorial Families; Compton Reid, The Smith Family; Who was Who.)
Cecil Clementi SMITH
Approx. lifespan: 1840–1916
pens. Corpus Christi College adm1859:09:30
s. of Rev. John Smith SMITH (1825) of Buckhurst Hill, Essex , (and Cecilia CLEMENTI dau. of Muzio CLEMENTI the composer)
b. 1840:12:23 in London ,
Sch: St Paul's School St Paul's, [London],
Matric 1859:10MT:
Scholar 1859
BA 1863
MA 1869
Hon. Fellow 1912
One of the first
Student: -interpreters Hong Kong , 1862-78
Colonial Treasurer: Hong Kong , 1878
Colonial Sec.: Straits Settlement , 1878-84 . Lieutenant-Governor and Colonial Sec.:, Ceylon , 1885-87 ; Governor and Commander: -in-Chief, Straits Settlement , 1887-89
High Commissioner and Consul-General for: : Borneo , and Sarawak , 1889-93
KCMG 1886
GCMG 1892
P.C.: 1906
m. 1869 Teresa NEWCOMEN dau. of Arthur NEWCOMEN of Kirkleatham Hall, Kirkleatham, North Riding of Yorkshire ,
Latterly of The Grange, Welwyn, Hertfordshire ,
d. 1916:02:06
father of Arthur SMITH ( 1889 sub Clementi-Smith)
brother of Percival C. (1867) and Herbert C. (1855)
( St Paul's School Reg. ; Walford, County Families ; Fox-Davies, Armorial Families ; Compton Reid, The Smith Family; Who was Who .)
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