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1. Clarence Alexander Smythe II, Smythe Family Records (The Strand, London: Vanity Publishers, no date), Page 36; Call number 93 V32 nm, Saffron Walden Public Library, Essex, England. Condition, fair. This is a limited edition book. Only known copy is in the Saffron Walden Library.

2. “Reginald Edward, son of Sir Charles Smythe and his late wife, the Lady Jane Edwards.” Curate Edward Gregg, St Margaret's Parish Registers, Ickleton, Cambridgeshire, England (No place: Church of England, no date), Page 26.; LDS # 462789, Family History Library, Salt Lake City. Registers cover the period from 1865 to 1837. Registers are in excellent condition.

3. “Sir Charles sent Reginald to Ridgeways in the hope they would discipline the child.” Smythe, Smythe Family Records, Page 40, Paragraph 2.

4. “Reginald entered King's College on September 12, 1797.” Ibid., Page 42, Paragraph 1.

5. “Sir Charles was greatly pleased.” Ibid., Page 44; “Reginald Edward Smythe, Bachelor of Arts.” Registrar of King's College, Cambridge University, Graduate Lists 1455-1939 (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England: Cambridge Press, no date), Page 56, Line 4.; LDS # 1234567, Family History Library, Salt Lake City. Lists not complete.

6. Smythe, Smythe Family Records.

7. Ibid.

8. Ibid.

9. Ministry of Defense, Great Britain, Service of Officers Retired on Full and Half Pay, 1828 (Kew, England: Public Record Office, no date), Page 52, Public Record Office. Records are not indexed. Use of a professional researcher is required.

10. Ibid.

11. Ibid., Banns were read May 20, 27 and June 3rd.

12. Ibid.

13. “Lt. Smith promoted to Captain” Ibid., 65.

14. Ibid.

15. International Genealogical Index Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Salt Lake City: 1993, Family History Library, Salt Lake City. This data is from an index and must be considered questionable until confirmed.

16. “Captain Reginald Smythe retired at half pay.” Ministry of Defense, Great Britain, Officer Service, Page 76.

17. “Reggie and wife left for Canada today.” Smythe, Smythe Family Records, Page 62.

18. Archives of Ontario, Land Records Index (No place: Archives of Ontario, no date), Free Grant, RG Series, Vol 2. Page 141; LDS # 0609876, Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

19. Smythe, Smythe Family Records.

20. Reginald Smythe Will, Address: Coburg, ON, 12 January 1825; Will was found with land records for lot 32, concession 10, Brighton Township, Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada., Land Record Office.

21. Smythe, Smythe Family Records.

22. “I, Reginald Smythe, do leave my land and implements to my son, John. To my adopted daughter, Rebecca I leave my household goods. Any moneys remaining after my funeral expenses shall be equally divided between the two aforementioned.” R Smythe Will, 12 January 1825, Land Record Office Will was found with land records for lot 32, concession 10, Brighton Township, Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada.


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