Crone, John Smyth (1858-1945)


John Smyth Crone was born in Belfast in 1858. Crone practised medicine in London and was president of the Literary Society there between 1918 and 1925. He founded and edited the journal "The Irish Book Lover" and wrote "A Concise Dictionary of Irish Biography" a s well as "Henry Bradshaw: his life and works". He died in 1945.