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Bastard, John Pollexfen (1756–1816), member of parliament and militia officer

Alastair W. Massie

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/1655

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Bastard, John Pollexfen (1756–1816), member of parliament 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...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; UK Politics

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