- J. K. Laughton
- , revised by P. L. C. Webb
Vashon, James (1742–1827), naval officer, son of James Volant Vashon (bap. 1707), Church of England clergyman at Eye in Herefordshire and lecturer of Ludlow, was born at Ludlow on 9 August 1742. He entered the navy in August 1755 on the Revenge...