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Sir William Parker (Baronet Parker of Shenstone)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.12.1781 - Almington, StaffordshireE-WIKI
First Known Service5.3.1793E-WIKI
WifeFrances Anne Biddulph (d1871)ODNB
Last Known Service27.4.1863E-WIKI
Date of Death13.11.1866E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.3.1793 Captain's ServantNBD1849
1794 
Orion (74) 1787-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
ADM 171/8
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
10.10.1799 CommanderCSORN
10.10.17991801
Stork (16) 1796-1816
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
9.10.1801 CaptainCSORN
9.10.18011802
Volage (22) 1798-1804
British 22 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
12.18011802
Helder (28) 1799-1802
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
1800 Renamed "Heldin"
1800 Renamed "Helder"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
3.180219.11.1802
Alarm (32) 1758-1812
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
8.18025.1810
Amazon (38) 1799-1817
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
24.5.1804 Action off Cape Cepet 
13.3.1806 Action of 1806-03-13 
10.6.1810 Married Frances AnneE-WIKI
2.18112.1812
Amazon (38) 1799-1817
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
4.6.1815 Appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath Parker of ShenstoneODNB
22.7.1830 Rear-AdmiralNL1865-3
16.7.1834 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath Parker of ShenstoneODNB
5.4.18411844
Wildfire (74) 1813-1957
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1816 Renamed "Wildfire"
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral
BWAS-1793
23.11.1841 Vice-AdmiralNL1865-3
14.6.184216.6.1842Capture of Woosung 
2.12.1842 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE1
1844 Appointed Baronet Parker of ShenstoneE-WIKI
27.2.184513.7.1846Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaE-WIKI
18461847Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English ChannelE-WIKI
13.1.184624.7.1846Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyE-WIKI
24.7.184617.1.1852Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaE-WIKI
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the Defeat of the French Fleet, capture of six sail of the line and one sunk whilst serving on Orion on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8
29.4.1851 AdmiralNL1865-3
18541857Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PlymouthE-WIKI
11.12.186216.5.1863Appointed Rear-Admiral of the United KingdomE-WIKI
27.4.1863 Admiral of the FleetNL1865-3


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