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Farmer, Georgelocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Barry M. Gough


Farmer, George (1732–1779), naval officer, born at Youghal, co. Cork, in 1732, was the son of John Farmer, of a Northamptonshire family settled at Youghal, a collateral branch of the Fermors, the earls of Pomfret, extinct in 1867. He went to sea at an early age in the merchant service, and later, after entering the navy, served as a midshipman of the ...

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