Henry Speke


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1718ADM107/3
First Known Service9.4.1732CSORN
A.K.A.SpeakRNLPC
WifeElizabeth Meade - Married 10.1.1738 - Saint Benet Pauls Wharf, London - Thames PROB11
DaughterElizabethPROB11
SonPeter (1745-?)ref:1245
SonEdward (1753-?)ref:1044
Last Known Service19.4.1760CSORN
Date of Death17.11.1760 - Lisbon - Portugal ref:664
Will Probated10.4.1761

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.12.1738 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
2.11.1745 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/16CSORN
3.8.17478.6.1749Winchester (50), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/513
Issued by Thomas Griffin (1692-1771), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 6.3.1749/50
ADM 6/17
8.6.1749 Commander ADM 6/17/520CSORN
8.6.17491.9.1749Basilisk (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/520
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 10.5.1750
ADM 6/17
1.9.174922.1.1753Swallow (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/72
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761)
Commission confirmed 20.6.1753
BWAS-1714
4.12.175320.1.1754Kingfisher (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/83BWAS-1714
20.1.1754 Captain ADM 6/18/88CSORN
20.1.175416.9.1757Kent (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/88BWAS-1714
11.1.175614.1.1756Capture of Geriah 
7.3.17571.4.1757Expedition against Chandernagore 
16.2.175920.2.1759America (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/36ADM 6/19
17.4.175919.4.1760Sandwich (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/57BWAS-1714
19.4.176017.11.1760Modeste (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/159BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ref:1245London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 Archive
ref:1044England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 Archive
ref:664A Chronological List of the Captains of the Royal Navy 1673-1783John HardyDigital Book
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  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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