Sir Samuel Cornish (1st Baronet of Sharnbrook)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1715EWIKI
First Known Service8.2.1727/28EWIKI
WifeSusan GamblerHPO
NephewSamuel Pitchford (1739-1816)ref:977
Last Known Service18.10.1770EWIKI
Date of Death30.10.1770TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.9.1734 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/261RNLPC
12.11.1739 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/234CSORN
25.2.1741/42 Commander ADM 6/16/18ADM 6/16
12.3.1741/42 CaptainCSORN
12.3.1741/4221.9.1742Namur (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.9.174222.8.1748Guernsey (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/397
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 31.10.1748
BWAS-1714
11.2.174412.2.1744Battle of Toulon 
1.7.175528.12.1758Stirling Castle (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/177BWAS-1714
28.12.175830.1.1759Union (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/17ADM 6/19
9.2.1759 Commissioned Commodore of a squadron on a particual serviceADM 6/19
20.3.1759 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/19/48ADM 6/19
20.3.175917.5.1761Lennox (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
19.5.1759 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/19/66ADM 6/19
17611763Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East IndiesEWIKI
17.5.176129.7.1764Norfolk (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
6.6.176214.8.1762Commander-in-Chief at the Manilla operations 
6.6.176214.8.1762Manilla operations 
24.9.17626.10.1762Commanded the British Fleet at the Battle of Manilla 
21.10.1762 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/19/445CSORN
23.12.176530.10.1770Elected a Member of Parliament for New ShorehamHPO
1.2.1766 Created 1st Baronet of SharnbrookHPO
18.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/20/302CSORN


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