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


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth11.10.1759 - Southampton ODNB
First Known Service6.1774ODNB
Fatherref: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
6.17741777
Medway (60) 1755-1811
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1802 Renamed "Arundel"
, Midshipman
ref:616
9.177712.1777
Invincible (74) 1765-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
ref:616
16.12.1777 LieutenantCSORN
16.12.177710.3.1778
Prince George (90) 1772-1817
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Sixth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/346
ref:616
10.3.177811.4.1778
Royal Oak (74) 1769-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1805 Renamed "Assistance"
, Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/377
ref:616
11.4.177816.4.1778
Royal Oak (74) 1769-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1805 Renamed "Assistance"
, Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/389
ref:616
13.5.177825.7.1778
Jupiter (50) 1778-1808
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/21/405
ref:616
25.7.177820.3.1779
Jupiter (50) 1778-1808
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/21/438
ref:616
20.10.1778 Action of 1778-10-20 
20.3.1779 CommanderCSORN
20.3.17797.2.1781
Swallow (14) 1779-1781
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/527
BWAS-1714
8.2.1781 CaptainCSORN
8.2.178113.5.1781
Gibraltar (80) 1780-1836
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/356
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 25.10.1781
ref:616
9.2.17815.1781
Invincible (74) 1765-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
9.5.178114.7.1781
Russell (74) 1764-1811
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ref:616
25.7.17817.2.1782
Amazon (32) 1773-1794
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/470
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 16.5.1782
BWAS-1714
11.9.178216.5.1783
Brune (32) 1761-1792
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/514
BWAS-1714
25.9.1788 Married AnneODNB
25.2.1792 Succeeded as 2nd Baronet Bickerton of Upwoodref:616
30.4.17937.7.1794
Ruby (64) 1776-1821
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/233
BWAS-1714
7.7.17947.1797
Ramillies (74) 1785-1850
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/57
BWAS-1714
10.17974.1799
Terrible (74) 1785-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
17998.1799
Cumberland (74) 1774-1804
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.18005.1800
Gladiator (44) 1783-1817
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
23.5.180010.1802
Seahorse (38) 1794-1819
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
10.6.180024.6.1801
Swiftsure (74) 1787-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
ref:616
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
5.180226.3.1804
Kent (74) 1798-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
ref:616
26.3.180417.6.1805
Royal Sovereign (100) 1786-1841
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1825 Renamed "Captain"
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
17.6.18059.1805
Queen (90) 1769-1811
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
ref: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) 1757-1813
British 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
18121815Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthE-WIKI
9.181210.1815
Puissant (74) 1793-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
10.18135.1815
Prince (98) 1788-1837
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
4.6.1814 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
2.1.1815 Appointed 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


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