George Gayton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1724ODNB
First Known Service6.3.1743/44ODNB
FatherJohn Gayton (d 1737)ODNB
MotherEleanor Clark (d 1750)ODNB
WifeMary Hunt (d.1785)ref:1278
WifeAnna Maria Palmer - Married 27.10.1787 - Hambledon, Hampshire ref:1278
BrotherClark Gayton (1712-1787)EWIKI
Last Known Service1.6.1795ODNB
Date of Death23.9.1797 - Portsmouth TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.3.1743/44 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/131CSORN
6.3.1743/448.11.1744Nazareth (8), Lieutenant ADM 6/17/131
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 22.7.1746
ADM 6/17
2.8.174517.12.1745Burford (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/17/400
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 4.11.1748
3DECKS
17.12.17453.9.1747Burford (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/400
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 4.11.1748
ADM 6/17
11.12.1759 Commander ADM 6/19/118CSORN
11.12.175927.3.1763Fly (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/118BWAS-1714
4.6.17618.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
26.5.1768 Captain ADM 6/20/203CSORN
26.5.176821.2.1769Nightingale (22), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/203ADM 6/20
21.2.17698.1.1771Antelope (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/228BWAS-1714
8.1.177122.2.1772Panther (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/332BWAS-1714
1.12.177719.2.1781Romulus (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/341BWAS-1714
26.9.1781 Court Martialref:676
18.5.179016.9.1791Royal William (84), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.17921794Royal William (84), CaptainBWAS-1714
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ref:1278Roots Chat Family History
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
3DECKS3decks - Naval Sailing Warfare HistoryManu BlascoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site

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