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Blakiston, Thomas Wright (1832–1891), army officer and explorer

H. E. D. Blakiston

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/2598

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Blakiston, Thomas Wright (1832–1891), army officer and explorer, was born at Lymington in Hampshire on 27 December 1832, the second of three sons of John Blakiston (1785–1867), army officer, and his wife, Jane, daughter of the Revd Thomas Wright of Market Harborough, Leicestershire...

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Subjects: World History ; Maps and Map-making ; Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare ; History of the Americas ; Asian History ; Indian History

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