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William Windham Hornby

b. 1812

Captain in the Royal Navy. Noted breeder of Dorking fowl.


O’Byrne 1849.


O’Byrne, William R. 1849. A naval biographical dictionary: comprising the life and services of every living officer in Her Majesty’s Navy, from the rank of admiral of the fleet to that of lieutenant, inclusive. London: John Murray.