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date: 12 November 2019

Beechey, Frederick Williamlocked

(1796–1856)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert

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Beechey, Frederick William (1796–1856), naval officer and hydrographer, son of Sir William Beechey, RA (1753–1839), and his second wife, Anne Phyllis Beechey, née Jessop (1764–1833) [see under Beechey, Sir William], the miniature painter, was born on 17 February 1796. His brothers were ...

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