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Picton, Sir Thomaslocked

(1758–1815)
  • Robert Havard

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Picton, Sir Thomas (1758–1815), army officer and colonial governor, was born on 24 August 1758 at the house later known as the Dragon Hotel in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, the seventh of the twelve children of Thomas Picton (1723–1790), a landowner and sheriff, of Poyston, Pembrokeshire...

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