Sir William Trelawny

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1722HPO
First Known Service25.9.1743CSORN
FatherWilliam TrelawnyHPO
MotherMary BissetHPO
WifeLaetitia Trelawny - Married bef.1755HPO
DaughterLaetitia Anne [Ourry]HPO
Last Known Service6.1767CSORN
Date of Death11.12.1772CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1. Appointed Knight Batchelor 
5.1733  Westminster SchoolHPO
25.9.1743 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/377ADM 6/17
10.5.1754 Commander ADM 6/18/100CSORN
10.5.175423.3.1756Peregrine (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/100ADM 6/18
9.4.1756 Captain ADM 6/18/256CSORN
9.4.17564.4.1757Port Mahon (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
16.5.17576.1767Elected a Member of Parliament for West LooeHPO
10.6.17577.2.1758Vestal (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/408BWAS-1714
25.7.175823.7.1759Lion (58), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/528BWAS-1714
16.1.175919.1.1759Attack on Martinique 
20.1.17591.5.1759Capture of Guadeloupe 
23.7.17593.4.1760Winchester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/301ADM 6/19
15.12.176025.6.1762Saint Florentine (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/220BWAS-1714
176711.12.1772Appointed Governor of JamaicaHPO


HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive

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