'Smart1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Smart of Belford, Smart of Trewhitt

Smart's book identifies the arms of the Smare (or Smerte) family of London & Scotland as "Ar. a chev. between three pheons sa." It mentions a Sir John Smart, Garter king of arms to King Henry VIII (who r. 1509-1547) but Wikipedia ("Garter Principal King of Arms") shows that John Smert was Garter King from 03.04.1450 up to "before 6 July 1478". Wikipedia reports that "The parentage and origins of John Smert are not known".
Rev. _ Smart of Warwickshire (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
1. Peter Smart (b 1569, d c1652, Rector of Boden) followed by ...
  A. Peter Smart of the Hall, Snotterton (Cnaputon) (bur 28.12.1686)
  Smart's book (p111) identifies Peter as ancestor of Christopher Smart, the poet.
  i. ?? Smart
  a. ?? Smart presumed intermediary generation
  The following comes from Wikipedia ("Christopher Smart").
  (1) Peter Smart, later of Hall Place in East Barming, Kent (steward of Fairlawne)
  m. Winifred Griffiths of Radnorshire
(A) Christopher Smart (b 11.04.1722, d 21.05.1771, poet)
  Wikipedia reports that Chirstopher "was infamous as the pseudonymous midwife "Mrs. Mary Midnight" and widespread accounts of his father-in-law, John Newbery, locking him away in a mental asylum for many years over Smart's supposed religious "mania"." Wikipedia ("John Newbery") identifies that John ("The Father of Children's Literature") as step-father rather than father of ...
  m. (1752) Anna Maria Carman (dau of William Carman by Jordan Mary)
  (i) Elizabeth Anne Smart (b 27.10.1754, dsp 06.05.1841, noveliust & poet)
  Some details from Wikipedia ("Elizabeth Anne Le Noir").
  m. (1795) John Baptiste Le Noir, later in Reading (d 1835)
  (ii)+ other issue - Marianne (b 03.05.1753), another (d young?)
  (B) Mary Anne Smart (b before 1722) who married ...
  m. Richard Falkiner of Mount Falcon (b 1721, d by 1786)
  (C)+ other issue - John (b afer 1722?), Margaret (b before 1722)
  Shown in Smart's book as coming after the above Peter of Snotterton, but surely of the same if not an earlier generation as Peter, was ...
  B. John Smart of Raby, Staindrop (bur 14.04.1669)
m1. Ann Tailor (bur 25.06.1647)
  i. William Smart of Belford in Bambrugh, Northumberland (bur 14/19.09.1685)
  m. (27.05.1673) Elizabeth Woodmass of Newlands
  a. John Smart of Belford (bpt 01.09.1674, bur 20.10.1741)
m. (06.02.1704-5) Ellinor Alder of Belford West Hall (dau of William Alder of Kirknewton)
  (1) William Smart of Belford & Trewhitt (bpt 10.12.1705, d 04.04.1784)
  m. Sarah Ayrd (b c1740, bur 04.04.1784)
  (A) John Smart of Trewhitt House (b 1759)
  m. (1785) Dorothy Lynn (dau of Robert Lynn of Mainsforth by Jane Newton)
  (i) William Lynn Smart of Trewhitt House (b 1791)
m1. Rosamund Longley (dau of John Longley of Angley & sister of (Charles), Archbishop of Canterbury)
  m2. Charlotte Gordon of Linden Hall (dau of Hesse Gordon by Marianne, dau of General Johnstone of Overton (sister of Lady Burgoyne of Sutton))
  (ii) John Newton Smart of Llanover Lodge, Barnet (b 1794) had issue
  m. (11.09.1823) Mary Ann Gregory (dau of Rev. Thomas Gregory of Henlow by Mary Anne Prichard)
  (iii) Sir Robert Smart of Mainsforth (Durham) & Chiswick (b 1796, a 1863, Vice Admiral) had issue
  m. (1848) Elizabeth Isabella Sharpe (dau of Benjamin Sharpe of London, sister of Benjamin of Hanwell Park)
  (iv) Newton Smart of Goudhurst (Rector of Witersham) had issue
  m1. (1822) Mary Susan Groombridge (dau/heir of Stephen Groombridge of Goudurst)
  m2. Frances Charlotte Josephina De Bernier (dau/heir of Major General _ De Berniere by Elizabeth Longley (sister of Archishop of Canterbury))
  (v) Jane Smart
  m. (1805) Alexander Whalley Light (Colonel, son of William Stratton Dundas Light (son of William of Baglake & Broadstock (of the Lytes of Lyte's Carie) by Henrietta (dau/heir of Chevalier Lüders), brother of Governor Sir Henry)
  (vi) Margaret Bewick Smart
  m. John Cecil Grainger (Vicar of St. Giles, son of Thomas Cecil by Euphemia Bannerman)
  (vii)+ other issue - Eleanor (b 1789, d 1865), Mary (b 1800)
  (B) William Smart (b 1763)
m. Isabella Russell (dau of J. Russell of Heworth)
  (i) Elizabeth Smart of Heworth
  m. Henry Shadforth (d 1866, General)
  (C) Sarah Smart
  m. Foster Charlton (son of William of Lee Hall)
(i) Dorothy Charlton
  m. Thomas Havers of Thelton Hall
  (2) Robert Smart of Hobberlaw (bpt 29.01.1715-6, 3rd son)
  m. Frances Burrell (b c1735, d 17.03.1812, sister of Brian Burrell of Broome Park, Sheriff of Northumberland)
  The following comes from Commoners (vol IV, 'Burrell of Broomepark', p637).
  (A) Eleanor Smart (dsp)
  m. James Pollard of Newcastle & Haltwhistle
  (B) Frances Smart (dsp 12.04.1835)
  m. (18.12.1776) Thomas Compon of Carham then Acton (dsp)
  (C) Sarah Smart
  m. (1800?) William Spours of Alnwick
  (D)+ other issue (d unm) - John, William, Bryan, Robert, Martha
  (3) Grace Smart (bpt 04.05.1707)
  The following comes from Smart's book in a note on p101.
  m. (02.12.1733) Rowland Graham of Glororum
  (A) Eleanor Graham
  m. William Alder of Horncliffe Hall
  (i) William Rowland Alder
  m. Mary Ann, 'Lady Portsmouth'
  (ii) Eleanor Alder
m. Samuel Barker Edmeston (Captain)
  (iii) Grace Alder
  m. Robert Thorp (Archdeacon of Northumberland)
  (4) Elizabeth Smart probably the Elizabeth who married ...
  m. (02.07.1738) William Walker of Goldscleugh & Turvelaws (a 1748)
  (5) Margaret Smart probably the Margaret who married ...
  m1. Robert Simon of Newcastle
  m2. (17.04.1765, separated) John Greenwell (b 1714, d 1774)
  (6)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 24.07.1709), John (bpt 17.07.1718, d 30.04.1734), Eleanor
  b. William Smart (bpt 22.07.1678)
  c. Ferdinando Smart (bpt 17.04.1683)
  (1)+ issue - son, Thomas (bur 12.07.1731)
  A grandson of Ferdinando was ...
  (A) John Smart (bur 30.04.1734)
  ii. Toby Smart (bpt 04.08.1644)
  m2. Margaret (bur 22.08.1667)

Main source(s): 'Genealogy of the Descendants of the Pritchards' (Rev. Thomas Gregory Smart, 1868, p111+)
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