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Title: Sir Alexander Ball : the father of the Maltese
Authors: Damer Powell, J. W.
Keywords: Ball, Alexander John, Sir, 1756?-1809
British -- Malta -- History
Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography
Malta -- History -- British occupation, 1800-1964
Ball, Alexander John, Sir, 1756?-1809 -- Death and burial
Issue Date: 1935
Publisher: The Blue Peter, the magazine of sea travel
Citation: Powell, J. W. D. (1935). Sir Alexander Ball : the father of the Maltese. The Blue Peter, the magazine of sea travel, 15(156), 106-115
Abstract: The life at sea of Sir Alexander John Ball. He was the fourth, but third surviving son of Robert Ball, High Sheriff of Gloucestershire in 1748, and Mary, only daughter of Marshe Dickinson, Lord Mayor of London, 1756-7. Alexander was born at his father's seat, Ebworth Park, and baptised in the parish church of Painswick on July 22nd, 1756. This article refers to his journeys at sea until his death in Malta on October 25th 1809
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