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date: 17 April 2021

Drake, John Poadlocked

(bap. 1794, d. 1883)
  • William Reid

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Drake, John Poad (bap. 1794, d. 1883), inventor and artist, son of Thomas Drake and his wife, Frances Poad, was born in Stoke Damerel, Devon, where he was baptized on 20 July 1794. A shipwright in the naval dockyard at Plymouth, Thomas Drake...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
G. C. Boase & W. P. Courtney, , 3 vols. (1874–82)