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William Hills, Lieutenant R.N. (1739 - 1777)

Birth April 1739, Baptism Nov 1740 in Meopham, Kent, England. [source: - Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C13500-4, System Origin: England-ODM, GS Film number: 992509] 3d. of Januar...

Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson MP (1758 - 1805)

Nelson was born at the Rectory of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, East England, UK, the son of the village rector Edmund Nelson and his wife Catherine. He attended schools at Norwich and North Walsham before ...

John Barker, Rear-Admiral of the Red, R.N. (c.1706 - 1776)

Served in the Mediterranean under the command of Admiral Boscowen. 19 Sept 1745 Captain of HMS Gibraltar 1746 as Captain of HMS Gibraltar, participated in the convoy of Hessian troops ordered to Sc...

George Hills, Rear-Admiral R.N. (1777 - 1850)

George was the youngest of ten children, born while the family lived in Dover, Kent - one of the Cinque Ports ("Wikipedia" - "The Confederation of Cinque Ports was originally formed for military and tr...