Reference Entry

Jones, Leslie Grove (1779-1839), army officer and radical writer

William Archbold and Stuart Kinross

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Jones, Leslie Grove (1779-1839), army officer and radical writer, was born at Bearfield, near Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire on 4 June 1779. His father, John Jones of Frankley, near Bradford, was inspector of the board of works and died in 1807. Jones entered the navy as a youngster, but while a midshipman ...

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