James Woodford

RolesNaval Sailor 
Place of BirthLymington CSORN
First Known Service13.4.1794CSORN
Last Known Service23.8.1807CSORN
Date of Death23.8.1807 - Copenhagen CSORN
Cause of DeathKilled in actionCSORN
Will Probated8.1.1808, PROB 11/1473/30

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
13.4.179420.8.1794Daphne (24), MasterADM 29-1
21.8.179423.8.1795Andromeda (32), MasterADM 29-1
29.8.179511.1.1796Undaunted (38), MasterADM 29-1
12.1.179626.4.1802Atlas (98), MasterADM 29-1
20.5.180329.9.1805Phoenix (36), MasterADM 29-1
10.8.1805 Phoenix vs Didon 
11.18053.1806Captain (74), Lieutenantref:1008
14.11.1805 LieutenantCSORN
3.180623.8.1807Cruizer (16), Lieutenantref:1008

Notes on Officer

Rescinding of Regulationsref:1008

In 1805 after Charles Middleton had been appointed as First Lord of the Admiralty he rescinded the regulation that barred a master from becoming a lieutenant with James Woodford being one of the first beneficaries

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