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date: 30 March 2020

Swiney, Georgelocked

(c. 1786–1844)
  • Thomas Seccombe
  • , revised by Roger T. Stearn


Swiney, George (c. 1786–1844), doctor and benefactor, was the son of William Swiney (1760–1820), Royal Navy lieutenant from January 1771, captain from May 1779, rear-admiral of the blue from February 1797, and admiral of the white from July 1810, a descendant of Major Matthew Swiney (1681–1766)...

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