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date: 16 September 2019

Elton, (James) Fredericlocked

(1840–1877)
  • Norman Etherington

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Elton, (James) Frederic (1840–1877), explorer of Africa, born on 3 August 1840, probably at Dedham, Essex, was the second son of Lieutenant-Colonel Roberts W. Elton of the 59th regiment, Bengal army, and the grandson of Jacob Elton of Dedham. When the Indian mutiny broke out in 1857 he entered the ...

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