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date: 19 April 2021

Jones, Leslie Grovelocked

(1779–1839)
  • W. A. J. Archbold
  • , revised by S. Kinross

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Jones, Leslie Grove (1779–1839), army officer and radical writer, was born at Bearfield, near Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire on 4 June 1779. His father, John Jones of Frankley, near Bradford, was inspector of the board of works and died in 1807. Jones entered the navy as a youngster, but while a midshipman on the ...

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City of Westminster Archives Centre, London
Gentleman's Magazine
T. H. Ward, ed., (1885); repr. (Graz, 1968)
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