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Chesney, Francis Rawdonlocked

(1789–1872)
  • Stanley Lane-Poole
  • , revised by Roger T. Stearn

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Chesney, Francis Rawdon (1789–1872), army officer and explorer, was born on 16 March 1789 at Ballyvea, Annalong, co. Down, the eldest son of Alexander Chesney (1755–1843) and his second wife, Jane, née Wilson (b. c.1763), both Ulster protestants of Scottish descent. ...

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