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Elliot, Robert James (1790–1849), naval officer and topographical draughtsman, was born on 12 May 1790 in Wheldrake, Yorkshire, and baptized there on 30 May, the son of the Revd Robert Elliot (a younger brother of the governor-general of Bengal, Gilbert Elliot Murray Kynynmound, ...

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Kelly, Benedictus Marwood (1785–1867), naval officer and benefactor, was born at Holsworthy, Devon, on 3 February 1785, and baptized on 1 September 1790 (the date sometimes given for his birth), the second son of Benedictus Marwood Kelly (d. 1836) of Holsworthy, attorney, and his wife, ...

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Napier, Henry Edward (1789–1853), naval officer and historian, born at Celbridge, co. Kildare, Ireland, on 5 March 1789, was the son of Colonel George Napier (1751–1804) and his wife, Lady Sarah Napier (1745–1826), the seventh daughter of Charles Lennox, second duke of Richmond...

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Schomberg, Isaac (1753–1813), naval officer and historian, was born on 27 March 1753 in Great Yarmouth. His grandfather, Meyer Löw Schomberg, a German physician of Jewish descent, had brought the family to England in 1721. Isaac was the eldest surviving son of the ten children of ...