Sydney Smith (June 3, 1771 – February 22, 1845) was an English writer and Anglican cleric, and was ordained at Oxford in 1796 and became curate of Netheravon the same year and was to stay in Netheravon for about three years. Sydney Smith was one of the founders of the local Sunday School teaching the poor children of the area spelling and reading to help them progress in life and making a huge difference to their lives. American President Abraham Lincoln was one of Sydney Smith's greatest admirers.
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