John Bover

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1714 - Guernsey - The Channel Islands CSORN
First Known Service2.6.1738CSORN
FatherM. de Beauvoirref:719
WifeMary Kenwright (1731-1793) - Married 29.9.1752, Cheshire - England 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
SonPeter Turner Bover (1772-1802)ref:719
Last Known Service1771CSORN
Date of Death20.5.1782 - Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland - River Tyne CSORN
Will Probated27.8.1782, PROB 11/1094/390

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
16.9.1744 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
19.9.1744 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/435CSORN
30.9.174522.8.1747Canterbury (60), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/67
Commission confirmed 22.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
23.3.1757 Commander ADM 6/18/373CSORN
23.3.175728.3.1757Pluto (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/373ADM 6/18
28.3.175720.7.1757Raven (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/374BWAS-1714
12.3.1762 Captain ADM 6/19/392CSORN
12.3.17627.4.1762Lively (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/392BWAS-1714
29.8.176322.5.1764Actaeon (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/531BWAS-1714
22.5.176414.8.1766Princess Louisa (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/122
Issued by Richard Tyrrell (1691-1766), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission 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.ADM104


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site Family History
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 106ADM 106 1674-1832 Navy Board: Entry Book of Out Letters Document
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document

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