Sir William Chaloner Burnaby (2nd Baronet Burnaby of Broughton Hall)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1746CSORN
First Known Service21.12.1757CSORN
FatherSir William Burnaby (1st Baronet Burnaby of Broughton Hall) (1710-1776)NBD1849
MotherMargaret Donovan (d.1757?)ODNB
WifeElizabeth Molyneux (c.1762-1816) - Married 28.6.1783 - St. Margaret's Church, Westminster ref:676
WifeMrs Wood - Married 1816, Bermuda TNC
SonSir William Crisp Hood Burnaby (3rd Baronet Burnaby of Broughton Hall) (1788-1853)NBD1849
Half-brotherEdward Augustus Caesar BurnabyODNB
Last Known Service30.4.1782CSORN
Date of Death14.2.1794CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.11.1763 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/51CSORN
7.5.1764 Commander ADM 6/20/37CSORN
7.5.17642.1765Druid (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/37
Issued by Sir William Burnaby (1st Baronet Burnaby of Broughton Hall) (1710-1776)
Commission confirmed 3.7.1764
BWAS-1714
7.6.177025.6.1773Zephyr (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/280BWAS-1714
18.1.177516.1.1777Merlin (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/66BWAS-1714
1776 Succeeded as 2nd Baronet Burnaby of Broughton HallEWIKI
16.1.1777 Captain ADM 6/21/378CSORN
16.1.177712.7.1780Milford (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/378
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 12.3.1778
BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
12.7.178030.4.1782Diana (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/150BWAS-1714
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
23.6.1783 Married Elizabeth at St. Margaret’s Church, Westminsterref:676

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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