This is an ongoing biography of the the life of Archer Leigh Smith. As more information comes available through research, it will be documented, with the addition of photographs taken by Archer himself.
November 7 1879
Archer was born
on November 7 1879, in Leigh in Lancashire. His father Edward Joesph Smith was a Wesleyan Minister.
When WW1 broke out
Archer joined the Cheshire Regiment
More content to follow…
waiting to be discovered
For many years Archer's paintings were passed down through the generations.
It has only been recently that the collection has been catalogued in order to share it on this website along with Archer L Smith's story.