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Blackstone, William (bap. 1596?, d. 1675), settler in America and horticulturist, was born to unknown parents. It has been asserted that he was baptized on 5 March 1595 at Whickham in co. Durham, the son of John Blackstone and his wife, Agnes (...

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Fawkner, John Pascoe (1792–1869), pioneer in Australia, born on 20 October 1792 in London, probably near Cripplegate, was the son of John Fawkner (b. 1770), a metal refiner, and Hannah Pascoe (b. 1774), whose maiden name her son added to his own after her death in 1825. In 1801 his father was sentenced to transportation for receiving stolen goods worth ...

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Fenwick, George (c. 1603–1657), colonist in America, army officer, and politician, was the son of George Fenwick of Brinkburn, Northumberland, a country squire, and his wife, Dorothy, daughter of John Forster of Newham. He matriculated at Queens' College, Cambridge, in 1619, was called to the bar at ...

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Gookin, Sir Vincent (d. 1638), colonist and entrepreneur, was the youngest son of John Gookin, of Ripple Court, Kent, and Catherine, daughter of William Dene of Bursted, in the same county. Gookin settled in Ireland in the early seventeenth century, a tenant in fee simple to ...

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Grogan, Ewart Scott (1874–1967), settler in Kenya, was born on 12 December 1874 at 61 Eaton Square, Belgravia, son of William Grogan (1824–1891), a fashionable house and estate agent, and his second wife, Jane Sams, née Scott (1846–1895), a widow. He was the eldest of eight children of this marriage, but ...

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Hay, Josslyn Victor, twenty-second earl of Erroll (1901–1941), colonist in Kenya and philanderer, was born on 11 May 1901 at 17 Hertford Street, Mayfair, the elder son of Victor Alexander Sereld Hay (1876–1928), then styled Lord Kilmarnock, who succeeded as twenty-first earl of Erroll...

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Johnson, Isaac (bap. 1601, d. 1630), colonist in America, was baptized at St John's, Stamford, Lincolnshire, the eldest son of Abraham Johnson (1577–1649), gentleman, of South Luffenham, Rutland, and Anne (née Meadows) (c.1583–c.1602). He was grandson of Robert Johnson (1540/41–1625)...

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Light, Francis (bap. 1740, d. 1794), colonist in Penang, Malaya, was baptized on 15 December 1740 in the parish church of Dallinghoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, the natural younger son of William Negus, a prominent landowner of Melton, near Woodbridge, and Mary Light...

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Lloyd, Edward (d. 1847), colonist in the Gambia, came from the Lloyd family of Beechmount, near Limerick, who, according to Burke's Peerage, were a branch of the family of Lloyd of Castle Lloyd, co. Limerick. Lloyd obtained an ensigncy in the 54th foot division...