Hugh Lyle Smyth
He was born in Derry to Ross Thompson Smyth and Sarah Lyle. He married Eliza Turner of Rusholme Park on 5 June 1862. They had eleven children. Their family home was Crabwall Hall, in the village of Mollington, Cheshire. He had a large country house, Barrowmore Hall in Great Barrow, Cheshire, designed by the architect, John Douglas (1829–1911) and completed c. 1881. His daughter Una Maud Lyle Smyth was a novelist who wrote under the name Marius Lyle.
- London Gazette: no. 26606. p. 1455. 12 March 1895
- Hugh Lyle Smyth at Ancestry.com
- Marriages at St James in the District of Rusholme, Manchester
- Hubbard, Edward (1991), The Work of John Douglas, London: The Victorian Society, pp. 117–118, 252 ISBN 0-901657-16-6
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