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Royal Naval Biography/Swinnerton-Dyer, Thomas


Brother to the late Colonel Sir John Swinnerton Dyer, Bart., a groom of the bedchamber to his late Majesty King George IV. when Prince of Wales.

This officer was made a lieutenant in 1793; and advanced to his present rank in Jan. 1810; previous to which he had commanded the Ready gun-brig. One of his daughters is married to J. S. Williams, Esq., late of the Bengal native cavalry; and another to the Rev. Richard William Kerly.