Sir William Burnaby (1st Baronet Burnaby of Broughton Hall)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1710CSORN
First Known Service1726CSORN
FatherJohn Burnaby (d.c.1718)ODNB
MotherClara WoodODNB
WifeMrs. Margaret Donovan (d.1757)ODNB
WifeGrace Ottley (c.1739-1823) - Married 6.10.1757 - St Benet Paul's Wharf, London ODNB
SonSir William Chaloner Burnaby (2nd Baronet Burnaby of Broughton Hall) (1746-1794)NBD1849
SonEdward Augustus Caesar BurnabyODNB
NephewWilliam Pitt Burnaby (d.1782)PEER
GrandsonSir William Crisp Hood Burnaby (3rd Baronet Burnaby of Broughton Hall) (1788-1853)NBD1849
Last Known Service24.10.1770CSORN
Date of Death1776CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1726 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
16.12.1732 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/192CSORN
7.9.1741 Commander ADM 6/15/451CSORN
7.9.17418.10.1742Thunder (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/451BWAS-1714
9.12.1742 Captain ADM 6/16/282CSORN
9.12.174230.4.1743Lark Hulk, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/282
Commission confirmed 28.3.1744
ADM 6/16
1.5.174318.7.1743Thunder (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/25
Commission confirmed 22.11.1745
ADM 6/17
19.7.174310.11.1743Lichfield (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/282
Commission confirmed 28.3.1744
BWAS-1714
11.11.174313.9.1745Cumberland (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/517
Commission confirmed 23.7.1745
BWAS-1714
9.4.1754 Appointed Knight BachelorODNB
17551756Appointed High Sheriff for OxfordshireODNB
15.10.175520.8.1756Jersey (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/213ODNB
20.8.175629.11.1756Hampton Court (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/302ADM 6/18
3.8.175718.12.1760Royal Anne (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/425BWAS-1714
21.10.1762 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/19/445CSORN
7.17631767Dreadnought (60), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
14.7.17631766Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/19/520HJ-DB
31.10.1767 Created 1st Baronet Burnaby of Broughton HallEWIKI
18.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/20/302CSORN
24.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/20/305CSORN
1771 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaODNB

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
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
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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