Edward Henry Columbine

Date of Birth1763/07/02ODNB
First Known Service1778 
Place of BirthWestminster ODNB
WifeAnna Maria Starr 
WifeAnne Curry (d 1810) 
Date of Death1811/06/18ODNB
Place of DeathOn board the CrocodileODNB
Cause of DeathYellow FeverODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
Lieutenant, 1782/04/12CSORN
1787/011790/10Sybille Lieutenantref:813
1787/02/05 Married Anna.ref:813
1791/03/02 Sentence of Divorce in the Confistory Court of London, against Anna Maria Columbine for Adultery with William Paris Sweeting.ref:813
1792/101796Resolution As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1795/07/13 Battle of HyeresBWAS-1714
Commander, 1796/12/22CSORN
1800/04 The divorce bill had it's second reading in the House of Lord's.ref:813
1801/07 Married Anne. 1 son Edward, 1 daughter Charlotte; both died young.ODNB
Captain, 1802/04/29CSORN
1802/061804/09Ulysses As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1803/06/211803/07/01Capture of St. Lucia and TobagoBWAS-1714
1808/101809/07/17Solebay As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1809/07/041809/07/13Commanded the British Flotilla at the Capture of Senegal
1809/091811/06/18Crocodile As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
Appointed Governor at Sierra Leone, 1810/02/12ODNB
1810/02 Arrived at Freetown to begin his Governorship.ODNB


ODNB Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ref:813 Journals of the House of Lords Digital Book
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
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Posted by Anthony Sullivan on Friday 3rd of February 2017 13:26

According to the Journals of the House of Lords, Vol.42 (p.416) from January 1787 to October 1790 Edward Henry Columbine served as lieutenant aboard the 32 gun Sybille, (previously the French ship Sibylle, captured by Hussar in 1783)

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