Edward Henry A'Court

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth10.12.1783NBD1849
First Known Service1.1796NBD1849
FatherSir William Pierce Ashe A'Court Bart MPNBD1849
Father-in-LawHenry Wyndham Esq of SalisburyNBD1849
MotherLetitia WyndhamNBD1849
Last Known Service8.1835NBD1849
Date of Death22.9.1855

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1.1796 Entered the Royal Naval CollegeNBD1849
1.1800 MidshipmanNBD1849
1.18001.1803Clyde (38), MidshipmanNBD1849
1.18001.1803Endymion (44), MidshipmanNBD1849
1.18001.1803Pluto (8), MidshipmanNBD1849
28.2.18011.1803Falcon (16), MidshipmanNBD1849
1803 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
1.18033.1803Isis (50), Master's MateNBD1849
3.18036.1803Britannia (100), Master's MateNBD1849
6.180312.1803Blanche (36), Master's MateNBD1849
3.11.18034.11.1803Capture of the Albion 
12.180313.2.1804Theseus (74), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
13.2.1804 LieutenantCSORN
13.2.18049.10.1805Theseus (74), LieutenantNBD1849
9.10.180515.7.1806Mediator (44), LieutenantNBD1849
15.7.180621.1.1808Veteran (64), LieutenantNBD1849
10.6.1808 CommanderCSORN
12.18081810Pelican (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.10.181029.3.1811Harpy (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
29.3.1811 CaptainCSORN
29.3.1811 Owen Glendower (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
2.18139.1815Perseus (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
9.1815 Went on to half payNBD1849
1820 Returned as member of parliament for HeytesburyNBD1849
1831 Lost the seat for HeytesburyNBD1849
1835 Returned to half pay after a brief commandNBD1849
18358.1835Jupiter (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
1837 Returned as member of parliament for TamworthNBD1849
30.11.1841 Appointed a Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen VictoriaNBD1849


NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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