CAPTAIN THOMAS SMART
Born in ca 1747 - Buried 2nd February 1815
A Captain in Royal Engineers, he was born in 1747, and was buried 2nd February 1815 at Ashford, the son of a Dr Smart from Lambeth. He married twice. By his fist wife he had two sons:
1 Devon, an ensign in the Royal Navy, who d.s.p.
2 Son, name unknown
He married secondly Charlotte Dalton, born in 1751, died in 1826. They had children:
1 Sophia, born in 1782, died in 1838. She married the Reverend John Bond DD.
2 Henry, born in 1785, died in 1838.
3 Charlotte, born c 1787. She married Lieutenant-Colonel George Crawford at Ashford on 4th December 1806.
4 Thomas, who died as an infant.
5 Edward, who died as an infant.
6 Caroline Frances, born in 1793, died in 1851. She married the Reverend Richard Harris Barham.
7 Thomas, born in 1794, and died in 1798.
8 Mary Anne, born 25th July 1795, baptized 15th December 1803, and died in 1868. She married Thomas Haffenden, a surgeon.
9 George John, born 15th October 1803, baptized at Ashford 15th December of that year.
He is alledgedly descended from John Smart, Garter King of Arms in ca 1449.
Pedigree and information supplied by Angela Walters.