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Simmonds, Peter Lundlocked

(1814–1897)
  • David Greysmith

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Simmonds, Peter Lund (1814–1897), newsagent and journalist, was born on 24 July 1814 in Aarhus, Denmark. He was adopted by Lieutenant George Simmonds RN—but his precise origins and the events leading to his adoption are obscure. The Simmondses were a naval family and their home at ...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
London Metropolitan Archives
Royal Geographical Society, London
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