Sir Charles Rowley (Baronet of Hill House)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth16.12.1770EWIKI
First Known Service10.1789EWIKI
FatherSir Joshua Rowley (1st Baronet Rowley) (1734-1790)
MotherSarah BurtonNBD1849
WifeElizabeth King (d1838)NBD1849
SonRobert Hibbert Bartholomew Rowley (1817-?)NBD1849
SonRichard Freeman Rowley (1806-1854)W025
BrotherBartholomew Samuel Rowley (1763-1811)NBD1849
CousinSir Josias Rowley (1756-1842)
Last Known Service27.5.1825EWIKI
Date of Death10.10.1845 - BrightonEWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
10.17891792Trepassey, Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.10.1789 LieutenantCSORN
7.10.17941795Lynx (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.8.1795 CaptainCSORN
179610.1796Hussar (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17969.1797Cleopatra (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.17967.1798Unite (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.12.1797 Married ElizabethEWIKI
3.18011802Boadicea (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.1804 Medusa (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.18047.1806Ruby (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18151818Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The NoreEWIKI
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
8.18161818Northumberland (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
18201823Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaEWIKI
8.18201823Sybille (38), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
27.5.1825 Vice-AdmiralNBD1849
18341835Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyNBD1849
7.10.1835 Appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Guelphic Orderref:1059
22.2.1836 Appointed Baronet of Hill HouseEWIKI
4.7.1840 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1
184210.10.1845Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthEWIKI


EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Saturday 26th of May 2012 21:53

Captain of the Eagle 74 from Nov 1805 to May 1814 in the Adriatic 1811 until 1814 flag to R-Ad Fremantle. Paid off at Spithead.

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