Tobias George Smollett
Person Male Born 19/3/1721 Died 17/9/1771
Born Dalquhurn (now part of Renton) Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Poet and author of novels such as The Adventures of Roderick Random and The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle which supposedly influenced Charles Dickens. Died near Livorno, Tuscany.
A London Inheritance says that the Smollets moved from Central London to Chelsea house for the health of their daughter but when she died, of tuberculosis, they moved away.