Sir Richard Hussey Bickerton (2nd Baronet Bickerton of Upwood)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth11.10.1759 - Southampton ODNB
First Known Service6.1774ODNB
FatherSir Richard Bickerton (1st Baronet Bickerton of Upwood) (1727-1792)ref:616
MotherMary Anne Hussey (d.1811)ODNB
WifeAnne, daughter of James Athill of AntiguaODNB
Last Known Service27.5.1825ODNB
Date of Death9.2.1832 - BathODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.17741777Medway (60), Midshipmanref:616
9.177712.1777Invincible (74), Midshipmanref:616
16.12.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/346CSORN
16.12.177710.3.1778Prince George (90), Sixth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/346ref:616
10.3.177811.4.1778Royal Oak (74), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/377ref:616
11.4.177816.4.1778Royal Oak (74), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/389ref:616
13.5.177825.7.1778Jupiter (50), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/21/405ref:616
25.7.177820.3.1779Jupiter (50), First Lieutenant ADM 6/21/438ref:616
20.10.1778 Action of 1778-10-20 
20.3.1779 Commander ADM 6/21/527CSORN
20.3.17797.2.1781Swallow (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/527BWAS-1714
8.2.1781 Captain ADM 6/22/356CSORN
8.2.178113.5.1781Gibraltar (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/356
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 25.10.1781
ref:616
9.2.17815.1781Invincible (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
9.5.178115.7.1781Russell (74), Captain and Commanding Officerref:616
25.7.17817.2.1782Amazon (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/470
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 16.5.1782
BWAS-1714
11.9.178216.5.1783Brune (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/514BWAS-1714
25.9.1788 Married AnneODNB
25.2.1792 Succeeded as 2nd Baronet Bickerton of Upwoodref:616
30.4.17937.7.1794Ruby (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/233BWAS-1714
7.7.17947.1797Ramillies (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/57BWAS-1714
10.17974.1799Terrible (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17998.1799Cumberland (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.18005.1800Gladiator (44), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
23.5.180010.1802Seahorse (38), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
10.6.180024.6.1801Swiftsure (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blueref:616
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
5.180226.3.1804Kent (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Whiteref:616
26.3.180417.6.1805Royal Sovereign (100), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
17.6.18059.1805Queen (90), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Whiteref:616
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.4.180725.3.1812Appointed Lord Commissioner of the Admiraltyref:616
2.1808 Elected as Member of Parliament for Poole. Held until 1812ODNB
25.10.1809 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
31.7.1810 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1812 Appointed commander-in-chief at PortsmouthODNB
1812 Royal William (84), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
18121815Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthEWIKI
9.181210.1815Puissant (74), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
10.18135.1815Prince (98), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
4.6.1814 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
2.1.1815 Made Knight Commander of the Order of the BathODNB
5.1.1818 Became lieutenant-general of marinesODNB
27.5.1825 Admiral of the RedTRN3

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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