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Geary, Sir Francis, first baronetlocked

(1709/10–1796)
  • Roger Knight

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Geary, Sir Francis, first baronet (1709/10–1796), naval officer, was born in Cardiganshire. Details of his parents and early life are obscure; however, it is known that in his youth he was an accomplished bellringer and a member of the Ancient Society of College Youths...

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