Sir Henry Blackwood (1st Baronet of the Navy)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.12.1770 - Down NBD1849
First Known Service1.3.1782NBD1849
FatherSir John Blackwoodref:616
MotherDorcas Stevensonref:616
WifeJane Mary Crosbie (d.1798) - Married 12.1.1795ref:616
WifeEliza Waghorn (d.1802) - Married 3.6.1799NBD1849
WifeHarriet Gore - Married 9.5.1803ref:845
SonSir Henry Martin Blackwood (2nd Baronet of the Navy) (1801-1851)NBD1849
SonFrancis Price Blackwood (1809-1854)NBD1849
NephewPrice Blackwood (1794-1841)TGM
Last Known Service1830NBD1849
Date of Death13.12.1832NBD1849
Cause of DeathTyphusNBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.3.178219.1.1783Artois (40), 1st Class Volunteerref:616
19.1.178310.1783Boreas (28), Midshipmanref:616
10.17831784Concorde (36), Midshipmanref:616
17844.1784Druid (32), Captain's Servantref:616
4.17847.1785Rose (28), Midshipmanref:616
7.178510.1789Trusty (50), Midshipmanref:616
10.17892.11.1790Queen Charlotte (100), Midshipmanref:616
3.11.1790 LieutenantCSORN
3.11.17901791Proserpine (28), Lieutenantref:616
10.3.17937.1793Active (32), Lieutenantref:616
7.17932.6.1794Invincible (74), Lieutenantref:616
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
2.6.17947.1794Juste (80), Lieutenant and Commanding Officerref:616
6.7.1794 Commander ADM 6/25/56CSORN
6.7.1794 Atalanta (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/56ADM 6/25
30.7.17949.1795Megaera (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/68BWAS-1714
12.1.1795 Married Janeref:616
2.6.1795 CaptainCSORN
2.6.17954.1796Nonsuch (52), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
4.179611.1798Brilliant (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.17985.1802Penelope (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.6.1799 Married Elizaref:616
31.3.1800 Capture of the Guillaume Tell 
9.5.1803 Married Harrietref:616
6.18032.1806Euryalus (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
1.180614.2.1807Ajax (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.18081810Warspite (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
181211.1813Warspite (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.8.1814 Created 1st Baronet of the Navyref:616
7.18193.12.1822Leander (60), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
8.18193.12.1822Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East Indiesref:616
12.8.1819 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
27.5.1825 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.8.18271830Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Noreref:616
1.8.18271830Prince Regent (120), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blueref:616
1832 Appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Guelphic Orderref:1059

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
ref:845Wesminster Abbey Web Site
TGMGentleman's MagazineVariousBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book

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