Lord Maurice Frederick Fitzhardinge Berkeley (1st Baron Fitzhardinge of Bristol)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth3.1.1788W033
First Known Service6.1802W033
Father5th Earl of BerkeleyNBD1849
MotherMary ColeNBD1849
WifeLady Charlotte Reynolds-MoretonNBD1849
WifeLady Charlotte LennoxNBD1849
UncleSir George Cranfield Berkeley (1753-1818)ref:676
Last Known Service15.1.1862W033
Date of Death17.10.1867W033

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.1802 Entered the NavyNBD1849
6.18021803Constance (22), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
18031805Blanche (36), MidshipmanNBD1849
3.11.18034.11.1803Capture of the Albion 
1805 Invalided home from the West Indies in the TheseusNBD1849
19.7.1805 Capture of the Blanche 
9.7.1808 LieutenantNBD1849
9.7.18082.1810Hydra (38), LieutenantNBD1849
2.181019.12.1810Barfleur (98), Flag LieutenantNBD1849
19.12.1810 CommanderNBD1849
19.12.181011.1811Vestal (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
7.7.1814 CaptainNBD1849
4.12.1823 Married his cousin Lady Charlotte Lennox, 6th daughter of 4th Duke of RichmondNBD1849
27.5.18281831Semiramis (26), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
12.1832 Member of Parliament (Liberal) for GloucesterNBD1849
3.4.1833 Appointed to the Board of AdmiraltyNBD1849
20.8.1833 His wife Charlotte diedNBD1849
23.12.1834 Left the Board of AdmiraltyNBD1849
1835 Member of Parliament for Gloucester until 1837NBD1849
18361837Hercules (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
22.7.1837 Appointed to the Board of AdmiraltyNBD1849
3.1839 Resigned from the Board of AdmiraltyNBD1849
1840 Companion of the BathNBD1849
1846 Naval Aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria until 1849NBD1849
1846 Appointed to the Board of AdmiraltyNBD1849
30.10.1849 Rear-AdmiralB177
1855 Privy CouncillorNBD1849
5.7.1855 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathNBD1849
21.10.1856 Vice-AdmiralB177
18.6.1861 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathNBD1849
5.8.1861 Created 1st Baron Fitzhardinge of BristolNBD1849
15.1.1862 AdmiralB177

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
B177The Corsairs of FranceCharles Boswell NormanBook

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