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Bastard, John Pollexfen (1756-1816), politician and militia officer

Alastair Massie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/1655
Bastard, John Pollexfen (1756-1816), politician and militia officer

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Bastard, John Pollexfen (1756-1816), politician and militia officer, was born on 18 September 1756 at Kitley, near Plymouth, Devon, the eldest son of William Bastard (1727-1782), landowner, of Kitley, and his second wife, Anne (d. 1765), daughter of Thomas Worsley of Hovingham, Yorkshire. His family, settled in Devon since the ...

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