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Cornish, Sir Samuel, baronetlocked

(c. 1715–1770)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Nicholas Tracy

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Cornish, Sir Samuel, baronet (c. 1715–1770), naval officer, was believed by John Charnock to have risen from modest origins, and to have served his apprenticeship on a collier before being appointed to an East Indiaman (Charnock, 5.139). However, it remains possible that these details relate to his father. ...

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