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Rowley, Sir Joshua, first baronetlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Nicholas Tracy


Rowley, Sir Joshua, first baronet (1734–1790), naval officer, was born on 1 May 1734 at Dublin, the fourth son of Sir William Rowley (c. 1690–1768), naval officer, and Arabella (d. 1784), daughter of Captain George Dawson of co. Londonderry. As a boy he served with his father in the ...

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J. Burke, A general [later edns A genealogical] and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the United Kingdom [later edns the British empire] (1829–)
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