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Stovin, Sir Fredericklocked

(1783–1865)
  • E. M. Lloyd
  • , revised by James Lunt

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Stovin, Sir Frederick (1783–1865), army officer, was born at Whitgift, near Howden, Yorkshire, the son of James Stovin of Whitgift. He was commissioned ensign in the 52nd foot on 22 March 1800, served with it in Pulteney's expedition to Ferrol, where he was one of the few officers actually engaged, and became lieutenant on 7 January 1801. He obtained a company in the ...

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