George Hunt Smyttan

SMYTTAN, George Hunt.  b. Bombay (now Mumbai), India, 1822; d. Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, 21 February 1870. He was the son of a doctor of the Bombay Medical Board. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (BA 1845, MA 1849), and took Holy Orders (deacon 1848, priest 1849). Two of his sermons were printed in Alnwick, Northumberland, which suggests that he served a curacy there before becoming rector of Hawksworth, near Newark, Nottinghamshire, in 1850. He published other sermons, preached in various places, including one of 1862, The Strength of Christ in Man’s Weakness, in memory of Charles Frederick Frazier Mackenzie, Bishop of Central Africa (1825-1862). While travelling...

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