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Barton-on-Humber in Lincolnshire. Near the modern-day Humber Bridge.

Bass Strait
Strait separating mainland Australia from the island of Tasmania. Its existence was proved in 1798 when George Bass and Matthew Flinders circumnavigated Van Diemens Land (Tasmania). Flinders named it for his great friend.

Present-day Jakarta, capital of Indonesia on the island of Java. Established by the Dutch East India Company as their centre of government in 1619 when they defeated the Sultan of Bantam.

A market town in Yorkshire. Ann Tyler and her daughters Ann Flinders and Isabella Tyler moved there after the death of her husband the Reverend Tyler.

Boston (England)
An important Lincolnshire seaport from the 13th century, although now mostly used by leisure craft.

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