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Gardner, Alan, first Baron Gardner (1742-1808/1809), naval officer and politician

John Knox Laughton and Christopher Doorne

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Gardner, Alan, first Baron Gardner (1742-1808/1809), naval officer and politician, was born at Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, on 12 April 1742, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel William Gardner of the 11th dragoon guards, and Elizabeth, daughter of Valentine Farington of Preston. In his passing certificate (dated 15 February 1760) he is said to ...

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