Series WMH 3/1/C - Letters from Samuel Gurney Cresswell, RN, to his parents Francis and Rachel Cresswell.

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WMH 3/1/C


Letters from Samuel Gurney Cresswell, RN, to his parents Francis and Rachel Cresswell.


  • 1842-1858 (Creation)

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Born at King's Lynn, 26 September 1827. Third son of Francis and Rachel Cresswell. Captain in the Royal Navy. Died at King's Lynn 14 August 1867.

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Many of these letters are printed in part or in full in 'War, Ice & Piracy, The Remarkable Career of a Victorian Sailor', ed. Dominick Harrod (2000) and references are supplied to the relevant page of this book. The letters are in original bundles with envelopes, stitched and titled by Rachel Cresswell.

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