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date: 13 April 2021

Vicars, Hedley Shafto Johnstonelocked

(1826–1855)
  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew

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Vicars, Hedley Shafto Johnstone (1826–1855), army officer and evangelical, was born on 7 December 1826 in Mauritius, where his father, Richard Vicars (d. 1839), a captain in the Royal Engineers, was then stationed. After passing his examinations at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich...

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