Sir Jarrit Smyth (1692–1783), previously known as Jarrit Smith, was a British Tory Member of Parliament for Bristol, from 1756 to 1768. He married Florence Smyth, daughter of Sir John Smyth, 3rd Baronet and Elizabeth Asthy.
In addition to being a member of parliament, he was also a lawyer and the first to mine the Long Ashton coalfield. In 1748 after various surveys Jarrit Smyth commissioned mine shafts to be dug at South Liberty Lane.
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- "Sir Jarrit (Smith) Smyth". ancestry.com. Retrieved 23 July 2008.
- "Bedminster by Anton Bantock". Bristol and Avon Family History Society. December 2001. Retrieved 22 December 2008.
- Bantock, Anton (2004) Ashton Court, ISBN 0-7524-3213-3, p. 29
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