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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
SonNBD1849
Son
Henry BurnabyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1785
ADM 6/23
Son
Edward Augustus Caesar BurnabyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1815
ODNB
Nephew
William Pitt BurnabyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1780
PEER
GrandsonNBD1849
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 LieutenantCSORN
7.9.1741 CommanderCSORN
7.9.17418.10.1742
Thunder (8) 1740-1744
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/451
BWAS-1714
9.12.1742 CaptainCSORN
9.12.174230.4.1743
Lark Hulk 1726-1744
British unarmed
5th Rate Ship of the Line
1742 Renamed "Lark Hulk"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/282
Confirmed 28.3.1744
ADM 6/16
1.5.174318.7.1743
Thunder (8) 1740-1744
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/25
Confirmed 22.11.1745
ADM 6/17
19.7.174310.11.1743
Lichfield (50) 1730-1744
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/282
Confirmed 28.3.1744
BWAS-1714
11.11.174313.9.1745
Cumberland (80) 1739-1748
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, 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
15.10.175520.8.1756
Jersey (60) 1736-1783
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/213
ODNB
20.8.175629.11.1756
Hampton Court (64) 1744-1774
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/302
ADM 6/18
3.8.175718.12.1760
Royal Anne (100) 1715-1767
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1756 Renamed "Royal Anne"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/425
BWAS-1714
5.9.17576.10.1757Raid on Rochefort 
5.6.175812.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo 
21.10.1762 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
14.7.176325.11.1766Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/19/520ADM 50
19.7.176325.11.1766
Dreadnought (60) 1742-1784
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
31.10.1767 Created 1st Baronet Burnaby of Broughton HallE-WIKI
18.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
24.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN


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