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date: 18 October 2019

Elphinston, Johnlocked

(1722–1785)
  • Richard H. Warner

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Elphinston, John (1722–1785), naval officer in the Russian service, was the son of Captain John Elphinston RN and Anne Williams. He may have been born at Lopness in the Orkney Islands, from where his family, with its history of seafaring, was descended. Elphinston...

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