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date: 25 February 2021

Elgar, Francislocked

  • W. H. White
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert


Elgar, Francis (1845–1909), naval architect, born at Portsmouth on 24 April 1845, was the eldest son of nine children of Francis Ancell Elgar, who was employed at Portsmouth Dockyard, and his wife, Susanna Chalkley. At fourteen, Elgar was apprenticed as a shipwright in ...

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