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Young, Sir George (1732-1810), naval officer

Alan Frost

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/30261

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Young, Sir George (1732-1810), naval officer, was born on 17 June 1732, eldest son of the Revd George Young of Bere Regis in Dorset (one of a family claiming descent from John Yong of Buckhorn Weston, sheriff of Dorset in 1570), and his wife, Eleanor Knowles. He went to sea ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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