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Weddell, Jameslocked

(1787–1834)
  • Elizabeth Baigent

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Weddell, James (1787–1834), navigator, was the younger son of an upholsterer of Dalserf, near Lanark, who had settled in London and there married Sarah Pease, a Quaker. James is said to have been born on 24 August 1787 in Ostend, where the family had removed because of the father's poor health, but his birth there has proved untraceable and he himself gave his place of birth as ...

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