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Sir Hyde Parker (5th Baronet of Melford Hall)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth25.2.1713/14 - Tredington, GloucestershireE-WIKI
First Known Service12.8.1736E-WIKI
Father Hyde Parker (d. 1726)ODNB
MotherMary, daughter of John ReevesODNB
WifeSarah Smithson - Married 1734ODNB
Son
Sir Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
E-WIKI
SonHarry, 6th Bt. (1735-1812)E-WIKI
Last Known Service5.1782E-WIKI
Date of Death1.1783TRN3
Cause of DeathLost at seaE-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.1.1744/45 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/549ODNB
16.1.1744/45 LieutenantCSORN
5.2.1746/475.4.1747
Princess Mary (60) 1742-1766
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/494
Issued by
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1762
, East Indies
Confirmed 12.9.1749
ADM 6/17
24.3.1747/48 CaptainCSORN
24.3.1747/4822.8.1749
Lively (24) 1740-1750
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/488
BWAS-1714
12.11.175118.11.1752
Vanguard (68) 1748-1774
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/16
BWAS-1714
13.2.175328.10.1755
Cruizer (8) 1752-1776
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/59
BWAS-1714
28.10.175520.10.1757
Squirrel (20) 1755-1783
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/204
BWAS-1714
20.10.175715.11.1759
Brilliant (36) 1757-1776
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/447
BWAS-1714
5.6.175812.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo 
3.7.1759 Bombardment of Le Havre 
15.11.175923.6.1760
Norfolk (74) 1757-1774
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/112
BWAS-1714
23.6.176018.7.1763
Grafton (68) 1750-1767
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/37
Issued by
Charles SteevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1729

Confirmed 5.7.1764
ADM 6/20
6.6.176214.8.1762Manilla operations 
24.9.17626.10.1762Battle of Manilla 
9.5.17693.10.1770
Romney (50) 1762-1804
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
2.11.177623.1.1778
Invincible (74) 1765-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/226
BWAS-1714
23.1.1778 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.17781779
Royal Oak (74) 1769-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1805 Renamed "Assistance"
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
17791.1780
Conqueror (74) 1773-1794
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
19.3.1779 Rear-Admiral of the RedADM 6/21
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
18.12.1779 Commanded the British Squadron at the Combat de la Martinique 
1.17805.6.1780
Princess Royal (98) 1773-1807
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/22/259
BWAS-1714
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 
26.9.1780 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1781 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Searef:676
21.3.178131.5.1781
Victory (100) 1765-2019
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
W009
6.17815.1782
Fortitude (74) 1780-1820
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
5.8.1781 Commanded the British Fleet at the Battle of Dogger Bank 
1782 Succeeded as 5th Baronet of Melford HallE-WIKI
5.17821.1783
Cato (50) 1782-1783
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
3.7.1782 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East Indies ADM 6/22/489ADM 6/22


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Posted by Cy on Tuesday 18th of June 2019 07:24

Sorry no further information on Sarah and I have no records that he remarried.


Posted by Elizabeth on Monday 17th of June 2019 21:42

Great to find a site that has all the information correct, esp. since the 5th Baronet and his son have the same name etc. Any idea when Sarah Smithson died and if Hyde Parker remarried and details about that ?

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