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Vancouver, Georgelocked

(1757–1798)
  • Andrew C. F. David

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Vancouver, George (1757–1798), naval officer and hydrographer, was born in Fincham Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, on 22 June 1757, the sixth and youngest child of John Jasper Vancouver (d. 1773), deputy collector of customs at King's Lynn, and his wife, Bridget Berners (1715–1768)...

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