Smith, John, Sir, 1st Baronet (1744 -1807)
John Smith of Sydling St. Nicholas, Dorset was the son of Henry Smith of New Windsor, and Mary, daughter of John Hill. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society, of the Society of Antiquaries, a D.C.L., and High Sheriff of Dorset in 1772.. He was created a Baronet 1 June 1774. Mr Smith married, firstly, 18 February 1768, Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Robert Curtis of Wilsthorp in Lincolnshire. She died, 13 February 1796, and he married secondly, Anna Eleonora, eldest daughter of Thomas Morland, of Court Lodge, in Kent. Books from his library were sold in London in 1928. His grandson, Sir William, 4th Baronet, assumed the additional name and arms of Marriott 15 February 1801.