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Trelawny, Edward John

Peter Cochran

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/27687

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Trelawny, Edward John (1792–1881), writer and adventurer, was born on 13 November 1792 probably at his grandfather's house at 9 Soho Square, London. His father was Charles Trelawny (1757–1820), formerly a lieutenant colonel in the Coldstream Guards, later MP for Mitchell, who was made rich by the death of a cousin in 1798, and his wife, ...

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