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Laforey, Sir John, first baronetlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Alan G. Jamieson


Laforey, Sir John, first baronet (1729?–1796), naval officer, was the second son of Lieutenant-Colonel John Laforey (d. 1753), governor of Pendennis Castle, and Mary Clayton, daughter of Lieutenant-General Jasper Clayton. He was descended from the French Huguenot family of La Forêt...

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