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placename:- Fletcher Christian Tavern
locality:- Cockermouth
parish Cockermouth parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
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coordinates:- NY11983068
10Km square:- NY13

1Km square NY1130

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Fletcher Christian Tavern -- Cockermouth -- Cockermouth -- Cumbria / -- 3.5.2006
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Fletcher Christian Tavern -- Cockermouth -- Cockermouth -- Cumbria / -- 3.5.2006

hearsay Fletcher Christian was born at Moorland Close, Dean, SW of Cockermouth, 25 September 1764. He was a pupil at Cockermouth Free Grammar School.
Fletcher Christian joined HMS Britannia under the command of Lieutenant William Bligh, 1786. When Captain Bligh was posted to HMS Bounty, Fletcher Christian joined him as master's mate.
Fletcher Christian was the leader of the mutiny on the Bounty in the Pacific, 28 April 1789.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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