SMYTH, PATRICK [SSNE 6893]

Surname
SMYTH, SMITH THE ELDER
First name
PATRICK

Text source

Patrick Smyth the elder was the father of Patrick Smyth [SSNE 6309]. Smyth the elder was a merchant who engaged in the cloth and beer trade. Several transactions between Patrick Smyth, Andrew Johnstone and others date from 1649 regarding silk, damasc and other material goods survive in the National Archives of Scotland (GD190/1/17). It appears there was also correspondence between the Smyths and the Dishingtons [SSNE 5200] who had migrated to Bergen.

 

Sources: National Archives of Scotland, GD190/1/17, 190/2/176, 190/2/177, 190/2/186, 190/3/151.

Service record

SCOTLAND,
Departed 1659-12-31
Capacity MERCHANT, purpose TRADE, MERCANTILE, COMMERCIAL