Lord William Waldegrave (8th Earl Waldegrave)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1788CSORN
First Known Service11.8.1801CSORN
WifeElizabeth Whithead (d.1843/03/01)NBD1849
WifeMrs Sarah Milward (nee Whitear)NBD1849
Last Known Service1.10.1846CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
11.8.18011.1802Theseus (74), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
1.18021806Medusa (32), MidshipmanNBD1849
5.10.1804 Battle of Cape St Maria 
18066.1806Revenge (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
6.180628.7.1806Royal George (100), MidshipmanNBD1849
29.7.1806 LieutenantCSORN
29.7.180612.12.1808Sirius (36), LieutenantNBD1849
12.12.180811.4.1809Ocean (98), LieutenantNBD1849
11.4.180911.1809Ville de Paris (110), LieutenantNBD1849
2.12.1809 CommanderCSORN
22.6.18108.3.1811Melpomene (38), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.3.1811 CaptainCSORN
8.3.18115.4.1811Macedonian (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.8.1812 Married ElizabethNBD1849
7.2.18291832Seringapatam (46), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
9.5.18391842Revenge (76), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
3.11.1840 Bombardment of Acre 
18.12.1840 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the BathNBD1849
10.2.1842 Awarded the Captain's Good Service PensionNBD1849
1846 Succeeded as 8th Earl WaldegraveNBD1849
1.10.1846 Rear-AdmiralNBD1849
8.12.1846 Married SarahNBD1849


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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