Blair, Charles, 1776-1854

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BLAIR, CHARLES, brother of Henry Charles Blair (qv); b. 12 Nov. 1776; adm. 18 Jun. 1787; officer, 4th Dragoon Guards; collector of customs, Cape of Good Hope, 1808-c.1826; m. 1796 Miss Dawson; great-grandfather of Eric Blair (George Orwell); d. 30 Sept. 1854.


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Blair, Henry Charles, 1775-1794 (1775-1794)

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Supplementary information drawn from UCL's Legacies of British Slave-ownership database. Entry URL:

Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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