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date: 07 May 2021

Ross, Sir James Clarklocked

(1800–1862)
  • Elizabeth Baigent

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Ross, Sir James Clark (1800–1862), polar explorer and naval officer, was born on 15 April 1800, possibly in Scotland, the third son of George Ross, a London businessman from an eminent family from Balsarroch, Wigtownshire, and Christian Clark. He was the nephew of ...

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