Antiquarian draughtsman. Son of painter and illustrator Robert Smirke (1753-1845); brother of painter Mary (1779-1853), architect Sir Robert (1780-1867), lawyer and archaeologist Sir Edward (1795-1875), architect Sidney (1798-1877).
Some Account Of The Collegiate Chapel Of Saint Stephen, Westminster. By John Topham, Esquire. F.R.S.
Publish'd According to Act of Parliament, 23d. April 1795.) (- 1811).
Society of Antiquaries of London
Vetusta Monumenta: Quae Ad Rerum Britannicarum Memoriam Conservandam Societas Antiquariorum Londini Sumptu Suo Edenda Curavit. Volumen Primum. (-Sextum.)