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Cosby, Phillipslocked

(1729/30–1808)
  • Randolph Cock

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Cosby, Phillips (1729/30–1808), naval officer, was born in Nova Scotia, the son of the lieutenant-governor, Colonel Alexander Cosby of Stradbally Hall, Queen's county, Ireland, and nephew of the governor, General Phillips. He went to sea in 1747 and served for several years as able seaman, midshipman and master's mate in, successively, the ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)