File MF/RO 133/3 - Microfilm of Correspondence between Lt David Blackburn RN and his sister, Maragret Blackburn of Swafield, 1785-1795, with some account of his death on 10 January 1795.

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MF/RO 133/3

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Microfilm of Correspondence between Lt David Blackburn RN and his sister, Maragret Blackburn of Swafield, 1785-1795, with some account of his death on 10 January 1795.

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  • 1785-1795 (Creation)

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(1753-1795)

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David Blackburn served as a Master of His Majesty's Armed Tender Supply from 8 April 1792-15 May 1792. He was appointed to H.M.S. Dictator in September 1793. In 1788 and 1791 he visited Norfolk Island. Born in Newbury, Berkshire. Died in Gosport, Hampshire.

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Includes correspondence from S. Martineau, aunt of Maragret Blackburn.

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In private hands.

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cfe224cb-9662-4dbc-9b07-d743076c2c62

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Created 12/05/2010 by Droip. Modified 10/01/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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