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date: 07 April 2020

Caldwell, Sir Benjaminlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by P. L. C. Webb


Caldwell, Sir Benjamin (1739–1820), naval officer and politician, was born in Liverpool on 31 January 1739, the third son of Charles Caldwell (1707–1776), solicitor to the customs in Dublin, and Elizabeth Heywood (1709–1792). Andrew Caldwell was his eldest brother. In 1754 Benjamin Caldwell...

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