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Thomas Shirley

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth6.4.1733CSORN
First Known Service11.10.1755CSORN
FatherLaurence Shirley (1693-1743)ref:952
MotherAnne Clarges (d.1782)ref:952
WifeMrs. Mary Anderson née Elsgood (d.1808) - Married 30.3.1773ref:952
WifeAnne Hele - Married 6.11.1809ref:952
BrotherLaurence, 4th Earl Ferrers (1720-1760)ref:952
BrotherLord Washington Shirley (5th Earl Ferrers) (1722-1778)ref:952
BrotherRobert, 6th Earl Ferrers (1723-1787)ref:952
BrotherRev. Walter (1726-1786)ref:952
Last Known Service1.6.1791CSORN
Date of Death7.4.1814CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
11.10.1755 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/293CSORN
22.2.1759 Commander ADM 6/19/39CSORN
22.2.175919.11.1759Grampus (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/39BWAS-1714
19.11.1759 Captain ADM 6/19/113CSORN
19.11.175914.5.1762Garland (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/113BWAS-1714
14.5.176226.3.1763Lark (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/409BWAS-1714
1.7.1779 Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
21.6.17805.1.1783Leander (52), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 25.6.1780 ADM 6/22/145BWAS-1714
5.1.178317.7.1783Union (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/166
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792)
Commission confirmed 20.11.1783
7.1783 Placed on Half-Pay 
1.6.1791 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/24/123ADM 6/24


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:952Cracroft's Peerage Web Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive

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