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Arthur, Sir George, first baronet (1784-1854), colonial official

Alan Shaw

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/707
Arthur, Sir George, first baronet (1784-1854), colonial official

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Arthur, Sir George, first baronet (1784-1854), colonial official, the youngest son of John Arthur of Plymouth, maltster, brewer, landowner, councillor, mayor, and gentleman, and of Catherine, daughter of Thomas Cornish, gentleman of East Portlemouth, near Salcombe, was born in Plymouth on 21 June 1784. He was commissioned ensign in the ...

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