James Kempthorne


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth25.7.1737 - Cury, nr. Helston, Cornwall ADM 107/5
First Known Service3.11.1790CSORN
FatherEdward Kempthorneref:676
MotherMargaret Tregidgeonref:676
WifeEleanor Sandys - Married 4.5.1773 - St. Keverne, Cornwall ref:676
SonJohn (1775-1838)ref:1044
SonJames (1777-1851)ref:1044
SonThomas Warren (1779-1797)ref:1301
DaughterEleanor (1789-1869)ref:1044
BrotherPascal?ref:719
BrotherRobertref:719
BrotherSamuelref:719
Last Known Service9.11.1805CSORN
Date of Death9.6.1808 - Helston, Cornwall CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.8.1761 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/380RNLPC
6.8.1761 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/338CSORN
29.7.1781 Commander ADM 6/22/417ADM 6/22
29.7.178125.9.1781Cormorant (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/417
Issued by Thomas Graves (1st Baron of Gravesend in the County of Londonderry) (1725-1802), North America
Commission confirmed 4.3.1782
ADM 6/22
25.9.1781 Captain ADM 6/22/455CSORN
25.9.178120.7.1783London (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/455
Issued by Thomas Graves (1st Baron of Gravesend in the County of Londonderry) (1725-1802), North America
Commission confirmed 20.4.1782
BWAS-1714
17.10.1782 Action of 1782-10-17 
18.10.1782 Commander-in-Chief at the Action of 18 October 1782 
18.10.1782 Action of 18 October 1782 
3.11.179014.12.1791Africa (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/84ADM 6/24
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN


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