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


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1710CSORN
First Known Service10.7.1722CSORN
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
Son Henry BurnabyADM 6/23
Son Edward Augustus Caesar BurnabyODNB
Nephew William 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
20.3.1726/27 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/170RNLPC
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
Confirmed 28.3.1744
ADM 6/16
1.5.174318.7.1743Thunder (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/25
Confirmed 22.11.1745
ADM 6/17
19.7.174310.11.1743Lichfield (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/282
Confirmed 28.3.1744
BWAS-1714
11.11.174313.9.1745Cumberland (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/517
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
5.9.17576.10.1757Raid on Rochefort 
5.6.175812.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo 
21.10.1762 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/19/445CSORN
14.7.176325.11.1766Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/19/520ADM 50
19.7.176325.11.1766Dreadnought (60), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
31.10.1767 Created 1st Baronet Burnaby of Broughton HallE-WIKI
18.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/20/302CSORN
24.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/20/305CSORN


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