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Melvill, Sir James Cosmolocked

(1792–1861)
  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Katherine Prior

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Melvill, Sir James Cosmo (1792–1861), East India Company servant, was born at Guernsey, the third son of Captain Philip Melvill (1760–1811), afterwards lieutenant-governor of Pendennis Castle, Cornwall, and his wife, Elizabeth Carey (1770–1845), youngest daughter of Peter Dobree of Beauregarde, Guernsey. Their fifth son, ...

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