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John Albert Bentinck

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth29.12.1737HPO
First Known Service21.7.1757CSORN
FatherWillem Bentinck van Rhoon, 1st Count Bentinck (1704–1774)EWIKI
MotherCharlotte Sophia AldenburgHPO
WifeRenira de Tuyll de Serooskerken - Married 17.7.1763HPO
Son-in-LawSir George Martin (1765-1847)ref:1128
SonWilliam Bentinck (1764-1813)HPO
DaughterSophia Henrietta [Hawkins-Whitshed] (1765-1852)ref:1128
DaughterCharlotte Frances [Milnes] (1768-1850)ref:1128
DaughterHarriet Elizabeth [Martin] (1770-1806)ref:1128
SonJohn (1771-1804)ref:1128
SonCharles John (1773-1781)ref:1128
SonHenry Saville (d 1776)HPO
BrotherChristian F. Anthony, 2nd Count Bentinck (1734-1768)ref:1128
Last Known Service26.10.1773CSORN
Date of Death23.9.1775HPO
Will Probated28.9.1775, PROB 11/1011/303

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
21.7.1757 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/453CSORN
18.5.1758 Commander ADM 6/18/514CSORN
18.5.175817.10.1758Fly (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/514BWAS-1714
17.10.1758 Captain ADM 6/18/548CSORN
17.10.175827.10.1759Dover (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/548BWAS-1714
27.10.175925.8.1762Niger (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/97BWAS-1714
30.3.176116.3.1768Elected a Member of Parliament for RyeHPO
1.11.176229.3.1763Anson (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/447ADM 6/19
6.5.176621.3.1769Dragon (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/117BWAS-1714
25.10.177026.10.1773Centaur (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/304BWAS-1714


HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:1128University of Nottingham, Portland Collection: family biographies Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive

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Posted by Brian Stephens on Friday 11th of April 2014 02:24

John Bentinck, esteemed an active and vigilant officer. In addition to which, he was a man of genius, and great mechanical abilities. He invented a chain pump, and main sail of a triangular shape, for lying-to in gales of wind, which still bear his name (Naval History of Great Britain 1818)

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