William Clement Bladwell

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1703 - Norfolk CSORN
First Known Service29.8.1718CSORN
FatherJohn Bladwell (1665-?)ref:719
MotherElizabeth Dartinqueneve (1671-?)ref:719
WifeMargaret Whitfield (c.1708-1777) - Married 6.8.1745, Middlesex ref:800
BrotherCharles (1691-1764)ref:719
SisterHenrietta (1693-?)ref:719
BrotherJohn (1699-1779)ref:719
BrotherGiles (1700-?)ref:719
BrotherErasmus Giles (1701-?)ref:719
SisterElizabeth (1702-?)ref:719
BrotherPaston Howard (1704-?)ref:719
Last Known Service1777CSORN
Date of Death25.3.1783ref:800
Burial4.1783 - St Mary's Church, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire ref:800
Will Probated7.4.1783, PROB 11/1102/124

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
8.3.1724/25 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
6.10.1727 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/2CSORN
11.2.1728/2927.12.1731Squirrel (20), Lieutenant ADM 6/14/12ADM 6/14
13.1.1731/323.3.1731/32Kingston (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/97ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/3422.12.1735Yarmouth (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/168ADM 6/14
23.12.17359.1.1740/41Squirrel (20), Lieutenant ADM 6/15/227ADM 6/14
4.17405.7.1740Attack on St. Augustine 
21.2.1740/4126.3.1741Essex (70), First Lieutenant ADM 6/15/385ADM 6/15
29.5.1741 Commander ADM 6/15/423CSORN
29.5.174124.6.1744Swift (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/423BWAS-1714
17.9.1745 Captain ADM 6/16/545CSORN
17.9.174519.8.1748Mercury (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/545BWAS-1714
24.3.1748/4925.6.1752Rose (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/451BWAS-1714
5.11.1770 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/20/310ADM 6/20


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:719Ancestry.com Family History
ref:800Maritime Memorials Web Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive

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