Henry Medley


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1706CSORN
FatherRobert Medley (1650–1708)ODNB
MotherDorothy Grimston (d. 1691)ODNB
WifeAnne Gooch (d. 1733)ODNB
Last Known Service5.8.1747CSORN
Date of Death5.8.1747 - The Mediterranean Sea ODNB
Cause of DeathFeverCSORN
Burial10.12.1747 - St Michael-le-Belfrey, York CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1706 Somerset (80), MidshipmanODNB
8.2.1709/10 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationODNB
5.9.1710 Lieutenant ADM 6/11/269ADM 6/11
5.9.171021.9.1710Fame (24), Lieutenant ADM 6/11/269
Commission confirmed 11.8.1713
ADM 6/11
6.12.17101713Stirling Castle (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/11/269
Commission confirmed 11.8.1713
ADM 6/11
7.3.1718/193.4.1720Dorsetshire (80), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/12/157ADM 6/12
9.2.1719/20 Commander ADM 6/12/193ADM 6/12
9.2.1719/2017.2.1720/21Poole (32), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/193BWAS-1603
17.2.1720/21 Captain ADM 6/13/4CSORN
17.2.1720/2115.3.1721/22York (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/4BWAS-1603
15.3.1721/224.9.1728Leopard (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/31ADM 6/13
5.5.173019.5.1731Diamond (40), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/49BWAS-1603
19.5.173111.5.1732Romney (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/76BWAS-1714
12.5.17327.11.1734Gibraltar (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/107BWAS-1714
8.11.17343.9.1737Dreadnought (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/197BWAS-1714
28.2.1737/3828.1.1740/41Romney (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/97BWAS-1714
29.1.1740/4122.11.1741Nassau (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/373BWAS-1714
23.11.1741 "Appointed First Captain of any ship or vessel wherein the Rt. Honerable ir John NOrris Knt. Vice-Admiral of Great Britiain ... and Admirla anc commander in Chief of his Majesty's fleet shall hoist his flag."ADM 6/15
19.6.1744 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/16/325CSORN
10.17441745Ipswich (70), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
23.4.1745 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/16/470CSORN
27.7.17455.8.1747Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaODNB
8.17455.8.1746Russell (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
15.7.1747 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/17/246CSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive

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Posted by Cy on Sunday 21st of April 2019 08:23

No children that I have seen records for.


Posted by John Birkby on Sunday 21st of April 2019 07:26

Did Henry Medley have any children


Posted by John Birkby on Sunday 21st of April 2019 07:25

Did Henry Medley have any children ?

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