William Cayley

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1742CSORN
First Known Service26.7.1762CSORN
Last Known Service31.3.1783CSORN
Date of Death1.1801BWAS-1714
Will Probated10.1.1801, PROB 11/1352/104

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
5.5.1742 Baptised at the church of St Michael le Belfrey, York
26.7.1762 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/473CSORN
14.2.1781 CommanderCSORN
14.2.17811.5.1782Harpy (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.5.1782 CaptainCSORN
1.5.178231.3.1783Edgar (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
8.17947.1795Unicorn (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.179510.1795Juste (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.17951.1801Invincible (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
16.2.179717.2.17971797 Capture of Trinidad 
11.8.179920.8.1799Surrender of Surinam 


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:625Cayley Family History Web Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Brian on Monday 15th of February 2016 01:01

Jan 6, 1801 At Chatham, William Cayley, esq., Commander of his Majesty's ship Invincible, and son of the late Sir. georeg Cayley

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