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The Age of Sail – Lt Edmund Henry Seppings’ first cousins – Seppings side

Plymouth Dock seen from Mount Edgecomb, Devonshire, 1816, by J M W Turner (Tate Gallery) Lt Edmund Henry Seppings had four aunts on the Seppings side – Lydia, Mary, Helen and Elizabeth, and one uncle, Sir Robert Seppings. His aunts … Continue reading

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The Age of Sail – Lt Edmund Henry Seppings and his siblings

Pax Britannica – British Empire 1886 The Age of Sail was a different experience for Lt Edmund Henry Seppings (1807-1858) and the men of his generation compared to that of his father and uncles’. Edmund Henry was born two years … Continue reading

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The Age of Sail – Milligen, Seppings and Lockyer Military Men, England

HMS Sophie, the British 18-gun brig sloop (on right) under Captain Nicholas Lockyer’s command (1809-14) Born into the Age of Sail, Edmund Henry Seppings (1807-1858), the first Seppings to arrive and settle in Australia, was a lieutenant in the Royal Navy. From … Continue reading

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