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date: 15 October 2019

Lukis, Frederick Corbinlocked

(1788–1871)
  • H. R. Sebire

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Lukis, Frederick Corbin (1788–1871), antiquary and natural historian, was born on 24 February 1788 at La Grange, St Peter Port, Guernsey, the last of the four children of John Lukis (1753–1832), captain in the Royal Guernsey militia, and Sarah Collings (1749–1816). His father having made a substantial income from privateering and from the lucrative wine trade, the family had a fine house built in the elegant ...

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