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Scoresby, William, seniorlocked

(1760–1829)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent

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Scoresby, William, senior (1760–1829), Arctic whaler and navigator, was the second child and elder son of eight children born to William Scoresby (1732–1816), a small farmer of Cropton, near Pickering, some 20 miles from Whitby, Yorkshire, and his first wife, Ann Harland (...

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