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date: 10 December 2019

Hillyar, Sir Jameslocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Roger Morriss


Hillyar, Sir James (1769–1843), naval officer, eldest son of James Hillyar, surgeon in the navy, was born on 29 October 1769 at Portsea, Hampshire. He entered the navy in 1779, on the Chatham, under Captain John Orde, and was in her at the capture of the ...

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