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Bowater, Sir Edward (1787–1861), army officer

H. M. Chichester

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/3023

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Bowater, Sir Edward (1787–1861), army officer, was descended from a Coventry family, members of which were established in London and at Woolwich during the eighteenth century. From one of the latter, a wealthy landowner, the government purchased most of the land subsequently occupied by the artillery and others at ...

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