Frederick Bedford

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth20.2.1779 - Acton, Middlesex, Middlesex NBD1849
First Known Service7.5.1793NBD1849
FatherJohn Bedford esq.NBD1849
Father-in-Law George Spearing (1728-c.1824)NBD1849
WifeMary SpearingNBD1849
Son Edward James Bedford (1810-?)NBD1849
Last Known Service23.6.1802NBD1849

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
7.5.1793 Entered the NavyNBD1849
7.5.179312.2.1795America (64), Captain's ServantNBD1849
12.2.17951798Vengeance (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
16.2.179717.2.1797Capture of Trinidad 
179813.10.1798Jason (38), MidshipmanBWAS-1793
29.6.1798 Capture of the Seine 
30.6.1798 Wounded in the face at the capture of the Seine (40). The wound cause the loss of sight in the rght eye and restricted the opening of his mouthNBD1849
13.10.1798 Captured by the French and held prisoner for several monthsNBD1849
2.17996.9.1799Cambrian (40), MidshipmanBWAS-1793
6.9.1799 LieutenantCSORN
6.9.17996.5.1801Sophie (18), LieutenantBWAS-1793
6.5.180118.6.1801Dasher (18), LieutenantBWAS-1793
18.6.1801 Wounded by a cannon shot from a French Schooner. He lost his left leg high above the knee and the cutter he was in sank instantly.NBD1849
7.1801 Discharged to sick quartersNBD1849
9.12.1801 Awarded a pension for wounds of £91.5s per annumNBD1849
1802 Appointed Lieutenant of Greenwich Hospitalref:907
23.6.1802 CommanderNBD1849
23.6.1802 Appointed to Greenwich Hospital on promotion to a CommanderNBD1849
1805 Married MaryNBD1849

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