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Beaufort, Sir Francis (1774-1857), naval officer and hydrographer

John Knox Laughton and Nicholas Rodger

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/1857
Beaufort, Sir Francis (1774-1857), naval officer and hydrographer

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Beaufort, Sir Francis (1774-1857), naval officer and hydrographer, was born on 27 May 1774 at Flower Hill, Navan, co. Meath, the second son of the Revd Daniel Augustus Beaufort (1739-1821), rector of Navan, a topographer and architect of some distinction, and his wife, Mary Waller of Allenstown, co. Meath. His ...

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