This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.
No known connections with slavery.
No known connections with abolition.
National Gallery painting connections
Donor: presented in 1856: NG273 (now at Tate, N00273).
E. I. Carlyle and M. Guyatt, 'Smith, William', in C. Matthew et al. (eds), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford 1992-, https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25933
Checked and found — Item on publisher's website
History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
Checked and not found — Item on publisher's website