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Davis, Sir John Francis, first baronetlocked

(1795–1890)
  • K. D. Reynolds

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Davis, Sir John Francis, first baronet (1795–1890), colonial governor and Chinese scholar, born in London on 16 July 1795, was the eldest son in the family of four sons and seven daughters of Samuel Davis (1760–1819), magistrate of Benares and a director of the ...

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J. Burke, A general [later edns A genealogical] and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the United Kingdom [later edns the British empire] (1829–)
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