Lord Alan Gardner (1st Baron Gardner of Uttoxeter)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth12.2.1742 - UttoxeterEWIKI
First Known Service1755ref:676
FatherLt. Col. William GardnerHPO
MotherElizabeth Farringtonref:676
WifeMrs. Susannah Hyde Turner, née Gale (d.1823) - Married 20.5.1769HPO
SonValentine Gardner (d.1820)RNB1823
SonSir Alan Hyde Gardner (2nd Baron Gardner of Uttoxeter) (1770-1815)EWIKI
SonWilliam Henry Gardnerref:676
SonBon Gardnerref:676
NephewSir Robert Barrie (1774-1841)EWIKI
Last Known Service1808ref:676
Date of Death1.1.1809 - BathTRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
15.2.1760 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
7.3.1760 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/144CSORN
12.4.1762 Commander ADM 6/19/400CSORN
12.4.17623.1763Raven (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/400BWAS-1714
19.5.1766 Captain ADM 6/20/121CSORN
19.5.176611.5.1769Preston (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/121BWAS-1714
11.5.176930.5.1770Levant (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/280
Issued by William Parry (d.1779)
Commission confirmed 13.6.1770
ADM 6/20
20.5.1769 Married Susannah (9 sons and 1 daughter)ref:676
19.1.177427.7.1779Maidstone (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/6BWAS-1714
22.7.1778 Encounter at Sandy Hook 
17.3.17799.5.1781Sultan (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/62
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 7.12.1779
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
20.6.1780 Action off Monti Christi 
1.17829.6.1783Duke (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
1785 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
17861789Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
1.1.17861787Expedition (44), Commodore and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.178614.9.1789Europa (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.2.179025.5.1796Elected a Member of Parliament for PlymouthHPO
5.17901795Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyHPO
2.179110.9.1791Courageux (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.2.17938.1796Queen (90), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
10.60.1795 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.17963.1797Royal Sovereign (100), Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
13.6.179619.11.1806Elected a Member of Parliament for WestminsterHPO
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1803 Dryad (36), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
18031804Trent (36), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
3.18036.1803Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthEWIKI
9.11.1805 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1806 Created 1st Baron Gardner of UttoxeterEWIKI
1806 Trent (36), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
18071808Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English ChannelEWIKI
5.18071808Ville de Paris (110), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
28.4.1808 Admiral of the RedCSORN
6.1808 Bellerophon (74), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793


EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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