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John Bover

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1714 - Guernsey CSORN
First Known Service2.6.1738CSORN
FatherM. de Beauvoirref:719
WifeMary Kenwright (1731-1793) - Married 29.9.1752, Cheshire PROB11
SonJohn (1753-1759)ref:719
SonJames (1753-1769)ref:719
DaughterSophia (1754-1757)ref:719
DaughterMary (1758-1810)ref:719
DaughterSophia [Dickinson] (1758-?)ref:719
SonPeter (1762-1764)ref:719
SonGeorge (1763-1839)ref:719
DaughterAnn [Hinchcliffe] (1768-1850)ref:719
SonHenry (1769-?)ref:719
SonWilliam (1770-?)ref:719
Peter Turner BoverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1802
Last Known Service1771CSORN
Date of Death20.5.1782 - Newcastle upon Tyne CSORN
Will Probated27.8.1782, PROB 11/1094/390

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
16.9.1744 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/17RNLPC
19.9.1744 LieutenantCSORN
Canterbury (60) 1744-1770
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/67
Confirmed 22.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
23.3.1757 CommanderCSORN
Pluto (8) 1756-1762
British 8 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/373
ADM 6/18
Raven (14) 1745-1763
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/374
12.3.1762 CaptainCSORN
Lively (20) 1756-1778
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/392
Actaeon (28) 1757-1766
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/531
Princess Louisa (60) 1744-1766
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/122
Issued by
Richard TyrrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1760
, Barbados
Confirmed 2.6.1766
1771 Appointed Regulating Officer at Newcastle upon Tyne ADM 106/1198/381ADM 106
1.7.1779 Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104

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Posted by Anne Gibson on Friday 18th of December 2020 18:22

Captain John Bover and his wife Mary Kenwright are my 5x GT Grandparents

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