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Royal Naval Biography/Gardiner, Allen Francis


Youngest son of Samuel Gardiner, Esq., of Coombe Lodge, co. Oxford.

This officer was made a lieutenant on the 13th Dec. 1814; appointed to the Leander 60, fitting out for the flag of Sir Henry Blackwood, July 29th, 1819; removed to the Dauntless 24, Captain the Hon. Valentine Gardner, on the East India station, May 11th, 1820; and advanced to the rank of commander on the 13th Sept. 1820. He married, in July 1823, Julia Susanna, second daughter of John Reade, Esq., of Ipsden House, co. Oxford; which lady died at Godshill Parsonage, May 23d, 1834.