Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 13 April 2021

Pocock, Sir Georgelocked

  • Tom Pocock


Pocock, Sir George (1706–1792), naval officer, was born on 6 March 1706 at Thames Ditton, Surrey, the son of Thomas Pocock (1672–1745), chaplain in the Royal Navy and of the Royal Hospital, Greenwich, and his wife, Joyce (d. 1745), daughter of James Master...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor
Cambridge University Library
Government Art Collection
L. Namier & J. Brooke, eds., , 3 vols. (1964); repr. (1985)
private collection
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
National Maritime Museum, London
Huntington Library, San Marino, California
National Portrait Gallery, London