Taylor Penny

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1722ref:898
Baptism1.3.1722/23 - Melcombe Regis, Dorset - England CSORN
First Known Service25.7.1745ref:898
FatherJohn Pennyref:1296
WifeMary Taver - Married 21.4.1748 - Fleet, Dorset - England ref:1297
DaughterMartha (1749-?)ref:1044
DaughterElizabeth (1758-?)ref:1044
SonTaver (1770-?)PROB11
Last Known Service22.7.1783CSORN
Date of Death13.4.1786ref:898

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
25.7.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's Examinationref:898
25.7.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
6.8.1745 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/523CSORN
31.12.1755 Commander ADM 6/18/223CSORN
31.12.175517.2.1757Firebrand (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/223BWAS-1714
1.11.1757 Captain ADM 6/18/450CSORN
1.11.175726.11.1759Aldborough (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/450BWAS-1714
26.11.17593.6.1763Looe (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/114BWAS-1714
22.5.177825.1.1779Burford (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/413BWAS-1714
25.1.17797.6.1779Arrogant (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/504ADM104
3.17797.6.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
7.6.177922.7.1783Marlborough (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/564BWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 


ref:898The Mid-eighteenth century navy from the perspective of captain Thomas Burnett and his peersAnne Byrne McLeodThesis
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:1296Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 Archive
ref:1297England, Select Dorset Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1999 Archive
ref:1044England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 Archive
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document

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