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Richard Bligh RN (bef. 1680 - bef. 1757)

Lt. Richard Bligh RN
Born before in Saint Mabyn, Cornwall, Englandmap
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Richard Bligh, Lieutenant Royal Navy, was born about 1680 and was christened on the 5th day of July 1680 at St Maybn, Cornwall, England. He is the child of John Bligh and Mary (Watts) Bligh. [1]


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975", database, FamilySearch ( : 23 March 2020), John Bligh, 1680.

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Bligh-90 and Bligh-97 appear to represent the same person because: Hi, I have been researching the Bligh line. Made another request for a merge of John Bligh from you earlier today. This is also a duplicate. Happy to provide other information if needed. Regards Lorraine
posted on Bligh-97 (merged) by Lorraine (Burley) Nagle

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