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Gambier, James, Baron Gambier (1756–1833), naval officer and evangelical activist

Richard C. Blake

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10321

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Gambier, James, Baron Gambier (1756–1833), naval officer and evangelical activist, was born at New Providence in the Bahamas on 13 October 1756, the second son of the lieutenant-governor John Gambier and Deborah, née Stiles. He was brought up in England by his aunt ...

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