Richard Crozier

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth26.8.1803 - Isle of Wight NBD1849
First Known Service1.11.1813NBD1849
WifeJulia Stone (1811-1883)NBD1849
UncleRichard Harrison PearsonNBD1849
GrandfatherSir Richard Pearson (1730/31-1806)NBD1849
BrotherWilliam Pearson CrozierNBD1849
Last Known Service26.3.1839NBD1849
Date of Death3.2.1880 - Isle of Wight NBD1849

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
 In the service of PortugalNBD1849
1.11.181310.1814Benbow (72), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
2.1817 Entered the Royal Naval CollegeNBD1849
4.181920.4.1820Active (38), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
20.4.1820 Active (38), MidshipmanNBD1849
21.3.182325.2.1826Lively (38), LieutenantNBD1849
6.9.1823 LieutenantBWAS-1817
5.1824 Appointed Military Order of the Tower and of the Sword, of Valour, Loyalty and MeritNBD1849
25.2.182630.4.1827Ariadne (20), LieutenantNBD1849
30.4.1827 CommanderBWAS-1817
1831 Prince Regent (120), NBD1849
20.12.183426.3.1839Victor (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
26.3.1839 CaptainNBD1849
18.6.1839 Married JuliaNBD1849

Notes on Officer


The Will of Richard Crozier late of West Hill in the Parish of Freshwater in the Isle of Wight in the County of Southampton an Admiral in the british Navy who died 3 February 1880 at West Hill was proved at the Principal Registry by Richard Pearson crozier a Captain in Her Majesty's 31st Regiment the Son and Richard Biddulph Martin of 68 Lombard Street in the City of London Esquire two of the Executors. Personal Estate under £70,000.


NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BWAS-1817British Warships in the Age of Sail 1817 - 1863Rif WinfieldBook
PMDPrivate manuscript documents Book

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Posted by Ed Williams on Monday 19th of March 2018 18:37

Is there any connection with Capt. Francis Crozier of HMS Terror fame?

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