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


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1746CSORN
First Known Service21.12.1757CSORN
FatherNBD1849
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
SonNBD1849
Half-brother
Edward Augustus Caesar BurnabyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1815
ODNB
Last Known Service30.4.1782CSORN
Date of Death14.2.1794CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.11.1763 LieutenantCSORN
7.5.1764 CommanderCSORN
7.5.17642.1765
Druid (10) 1761-1773
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/37
Issued by
Confirmed 3.7.1764
BWAS-1714
7.6.177025.6.1773
Zephyr (10) 1757-1778
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1757 Renamed "Zephyr"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/280
BWAS-1714
18.1.177516.1.1777
Merlin (18) 1757-1777
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/66
BWAS-1714
1776 Succeeded as 2nd Baronet Burnaby of Broughton HallE-WIKI
16.1.1777 CaptainCSORN
16.1.177712.7.1780
Milford (28) 1759-1785
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/378
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 12.3.1778
BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
12.7.178030.4.1782
Diana (32) 1757-1793
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/150
BWAS-1714
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
23.6.1783 Married Elizabeth at St. Margaret’s Church, Westminsterref:676


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