Smith, Alexander

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Smith, Alexander Gender: M
born on 31 December 1829 at 23:59 (= 11:59 PM )
Place Kilmarnock, Scotland, 55n36, 4w30
Timezone LMT m4w30 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Lescaut
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°09' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 25°48 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 06°36'

Alexander Smith (Portrait head on his grave, Warriston Cemetery, Edinburgh)
photo: Stephencdickson, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Scottish poet, labelled as one of the Spasmodic School, and essayist.

His work included "City Poems," 1857 and "A Summer In the Sky," 1865.

Smith died on 5 January 1867, Wardie, Scotland.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sabian Symbols No.849 (Lescaut gives same as from biography; unconfirmed)

Sy Scholfield quotes from Smith's "A Boy's Poem" (part of his "City Poems"): "It was the closing evening of the year, The night that I was born" (quoted in "The Early Years of Alexander Smith" by Thomas Brisbane, Hodder & Stoughton, 1869, p. 3).


  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter (Essayist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet