George Purvis


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth27.7.1680HPO
First Known Service1702CSORN
FatherGeorge PurvisHPO
MotherMargaret Berry, née DakinsHPO
WifeElizabeth Allen - Married 3.2.1711/12HPO
SonUnknownHPO
DaughterUnknownHPO
SonUnknownHPO
SonUnknownHPO
Last Known Service1733CSORN
Date of Death1748CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1702 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/1/276RNLPC
9.1.1706/7 Lieutenant ADM 6/9/39ADM 6/9
9.1.1706/725.1.1708/9Expedition (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/9/39ADM 6/9
28.5.1708 Wager's Action 
4.7.1708 Commander ADM 6/11/29ADM 6/11
4.7.170817.9.1708Vulture (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/29
Commission confirmed 25.2.1709/10
ADM 6/11
18.9.170818.10.1708Dunkirk Prize (24), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/29
Commission confirmed 25.2.1709/10
BWAS-1603
11.12.170821.5.1709Portland (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/6
Commission confirmed 11.12.1709
BWAS-1603
22.5.1709 Captain ADM 6/11/6CSORN
25.12.17105.3.1710/11Bredah (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/23
Commission confirmed 17.1.1714/15
ADM 6/12
27.12.171421.2.1714/15Lion (60), Second Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/12ADM 6/12
26.2.1716/1713.3.1717/18Montagu (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/92BWAS-1603
9.2.1718/195.3.1727/28Dursley Galley (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/151BWAS-1714
2.4.172915.10.1729Monmouth (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/20BWAS-1714
14.10.172928.4.1730Cornwall (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/37ADM 6/14
21.1.1731/328.3.1740/41Elected a Member of Parliament for AldburghHPO
17351748Appointed Commissioner of the NavyHPO

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive

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