John Smyth Crone (1858 - 1945):
John Crone was born and educated in Belfast and practised medicine in London. He founded and edited the Irish Book Lover and wrote A Concise Dictionary of Irish Biography. He was elected to the Royal Irish Academy and was President of the Irish Literary Society in London from 1918 to 1925. He wrote Henry Bradshaw: His Life and Works, and collaborated with F. J. Bigger in editing Bigger's biography, In Remembrance.