June 3rd Sydney Smith born at Woodford, Essex.
Starts as pupil at Winchester.
Lives in Normandy for a few months to improve his French.
Student at New College, Oxford.
Takes his M.A. degree.
Appointed Curate of Netheravon, takes Holy Orders in Church of England.
Officiates at marriage of his brother, Robert Percy ‘Bobus’ Smith, to Miss Caroline Vemon.
Appointed tutor to Michael Hicks Beach; war in Europe diverts proposed grand tour; accompanies Beach to Edinburgh.
Marries Catherine Amelia Pybus on July 2.
First published work, the six Charlotte Chapel sermons.
Daughter, Saba, born. First issue of Edinburgh Review, October.
Son, Noel, born and dies in infancy.
Sydney and Catherine move to London.
Lectures on Moral Philosophy at Royal Institution, published posthumously in 1850 as Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy.
Preaches at Foundling Hospital and Fitzroy and Berkeley Chapels in London.
Son, Douglas, born.
Appointed Rector of Foston, Yorkshire.
Daughter, Emily, born.
Peter Plymley Letters published in four pamphlets from summer, the last in early 1808.
Ordered by Archbishop of York to reside in parish, moves to Heslington.
Sermons published in two volumes.
Son, Windham, born.
Builds rectory in Foston, moving there from Heslington.
Emily Smith marries Nathaniel Hibbert.
Appointed Prebendary Canon of Bristol Cathedral.
Stops writing for Edinburgh Review.
Death of Douglas Smith.
Exchanges living of Foston for Combe Florey, Somerset.
Appointed Canon Residentiary of St. Paul's Cathedral.
Saba Smith marries Dr. Henry Holland.
Letters to Archdeacon Singleton published in three pamphlets (1837-9).
Ballot, a pamphlet, and Works, in three volumes, published.
Letters on American Debts published.
Dies in London, February 22nd.