Author:William Hawkes Smith

William Hawkes Smith
economic and educational reformer, of Birmingham, England. Joshua Toulmin Smith was his eldest son.



  • An Outline of Architecture, Grecian, Roman, and Gothic (1816)
  • Essays in Design Drawn and Etched by W. H. Smith, …Illustrative of the Poem of ‘Thalaba the Destroyer’ by R. Southey (1818).
  • From the Birmingham advertiser, July 31, 1824 : The errors of the social system, being an essay on wasted, unproductive, and redundant labour
  • Birmingham and its Vicinity, as a Manufacturing and Commercial District, (1836) (Google Books PDF)
  • Birmingham and South Staffordshire: Or, Illustrations of the History, Geology, and Industrial Operations of a Mining District (1838)
  • Letters on the state and prospects of society (1838)
  • Letters on social science (1839)


  • The Birmingham Inspector No.1, Jan. 4th, 1817 - No.16, Saturday, August 23, 1817. Birmingham: printed and published by W. Hawkes Smith. (1817) [1]


  • "On Meteoric Stones, principally with a view to a Shower of Talc, which fell in 1807", ([2])

Works about SmithEdit

  • "Birmingham and its Vicinity, as a Manufacturing and Commercial District. Bv William Hawkes Smith. London : Tilt. 1836. 8vo." (review) (BHL)

Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.