Sir William Parker (Baronet Parker of Shenstone)


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

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.3.1793 Captain's ServantNBD1849
1794 Orion (74), MidshipmanADM 171/8
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
10.10.1799 CommanderCSORN
10.10.17991801Stork (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.10.1801 CaptainCSORN
9.10.18011802Volage (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.18011802Helder (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.180219.11.1802Alarm (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.18025.1810Amazon (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
24.5.1804 Action off Cape Cepet 
13.3.1806 Action of 1806-03-13 
10.6.1810 Married Frances AnneEWIKI
2.18112.1812Amazon (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.6.1815 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the Bath Parker of ShenstoneODNB
22.7.1830 Rear-AdmiralNL1865-3
16.7.1834 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath Parker of ShenstoneODNB
5.4.18411844Wildfire (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1793
23.11.1841 Vice-AdmiralNL1865-3
14.6.184216.6.1842Capture of Woosung 
2.12.1842 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1
1844 Appointed Baronet Parker of ShenstoneEWIKI
27.2.184513.7.1846Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaEWIKI
18461847Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English ChannelEWIKI
13.1.184624.7.1846Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyEWIKI
24.7.184617.1.1852Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaEWIKI
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 — PlymouthEWIKI
11.12.186216.5.1863Appointed Rear-Admiral of the United KingdomEWIKI
27.4.1863 Admiral of the FleetNL1865-3


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