Hugh Smithson Dies

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Summary

Hugh Smithson, Duke of Northumberland and father of James Smithson, dies and is buried in Westminster Abbey.

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • Smithson, Hugh, Sir 1715-1786
  • Westminster Abbey

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Goode, George Brown, ed. The Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1896, The History of Its First Half Century. Washington, D.C.: De Vinne Press, 1897, p. 7.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1786

Topic

  • Deaths
  • Genealogy
  • Deaths
  • Genealogy

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