John Bligh


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth26.12.1735 - Gosport CSORN
First Known Service11.9.1759CSORN
Father Richard Bligh (1713-1748)ref:950
MotherAnn Worsley (1744-1797)ref:950
WifeElizabeth Titcher (1739-1822) - Married 20.7.1769 - Alverstoke, Hampshire ref:719
SonSir John Bligh (1770-1831)ref:616
BrotherSir Richard Rodney Bligh (1737-1821)ref:616
SisterSusanna (1739-?)ref:950
Last Known Service24.3.1783CSORN
Date of Death1795CSORN
Burial27.1.1795 - Alverstoke, Hampshire CSORN
Will Probated28.2.1795, PROB 11/1255/300

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
11.9.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/351CSORN
30.5.1781 Action of 1781-05-30 
30.5.178119.6.1781Crescent (28), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
19.6.1781 Action of 1781-06-19 
1.12.1781 Commander ADM 6/22/375CSORN
6.7.178222.3.1783Arundel (74), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/492ADM 6/22


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