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Beechey, Frederick William (1796-1856), naval officer and hydrographer

John Knox Laughton and Andrew D. Lambert

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/1946

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Beechey, Frederick William (1796-1856), naval officer and hydrographer, son of Sir William Beechey, RA (1753-1839), and his second wife, Anne Phyllis Beechey, née Jessop (1764-1833) Beechey, Sir William, the miniature painter, was born on 17 February 1796. His brothers were George Duncan Beechey and Richard Bridges Beechey and Henry William ...

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