Francis Beaufort (1774 - 1857) MP

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Birthplace: Collon, Louth, Louth, Ireland
Death: Died in Hove, Brighton, Sussex, England
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About Francis Beaufort

"Rear Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort, KCB, FRS, FRGS (27 May 1774 – 17 December 1857) was an Irish hydrographer and officer in Britain's Royal Navy. Beaufort was the creator of the Beaufort Scale for indicating wind force."

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Beaufort

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35856310

http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID=I248407&tree=Nixon

http://www.thepeerage.com/p17344.htm#i173439

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Citations / Sources:

[S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "Francis Beaufort". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

[S1457] Paul W. Harding, "re: British Admirals-Age of Nelson," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 10 September 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Age of Nelson."

[S333] #1459 Visitation of Ireland (1897-1918), Howard, Joseph Jackson, (6 volumes. [London]: Fred A. Crisp, 1897-1918.), FHL book 941.5 D23hc., vol. 5 p. 29.

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Rear-Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort's Timeline

1774
May 27, 1774
Collon, Louth, Louth, Ireland
1812
December 2, 1812
Age 38
St. Mary's Church, St. Marylebone, London, England
1814
February 10, 1814
Age 39
Woburn, Bedfordshire, England
1815
June 13, 1815
Age 41
1820
1820
Age 45
Epping, Essex, England
1857
December 17, 1857
Age 83
Hove, Brighton, Sussex, England
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St John-at-Hackney Churchyard, Hackney, London, England