Lord Charles Middleton (1st Baron Barham)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth14.10.1726 - Leith EWIKI
First Known Service27.5.1738EWIKI
FatherRobert MiddletonHPO
MotherHelen DundasODNB
WifeMargaret Gambier (d.1792) - Married 21.12.1761ref:616
DaughterDiana [Edwards] (d.1823)HPO
NephewSir James Gambier (1756-1833)ref:676
Last Known Service10.2.1806EWIKI
Date of Death17.6.1813N-GAZ

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.10.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/255RNLPC
5.11.1745 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/17CSORN
26.2.1757 Commander ADM 6/19/162ADM 6/19
26.2.175722.5.1758Speaker (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/162ref:822
22.5.1758 Captain ADM 6/18/516CSORN
22.5.175814.7.1758Arundel (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/516BWAS-1714
14.7.17587.9.1759Barbadoes (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/144
Issued by Sir John Moore (1717/18-1779), Barbados
Commission confirmed 10.3.1760
ADM 6/19
15.7.176026.10.1761Emerald (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/365
Issued by Sir James Douglas (1st Baronet Douglas) (1703-1787)
Commission confirmed 19.11.1761
BWAS-1714
22.2.176220.3.1763Adventure (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.3.17752.11.1776Ardent (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/79ADM 6/21
2.11.177626.1.1778Prince George (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/226ADM 6/21
26.1.177829.4.1778Royal Oak (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/357ADM 6/21
29.4.177817.7.1778Jupiter (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/398ADM 6/21
7.8.177829.3.1790Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7
1.7.1779 Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
23.10.1781 Appointed BaronetHPO
1.4.178419.6.1796Elected a Member of Parliament for RochesterHPO
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/23/417CSORN
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/24/68CSORN
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/24/200CSORN
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/30CSORN
12.5.179419.11.1795Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
1.6.1795 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
14.2.1799 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.5.1805 Created 1st Baron Barhamref:616
2.5.18059.2.1806Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN


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