Lord Harry Powlett (6th Duke of Bolton)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth6.11.1720 - Berkshire TRN3
First Known Service14.8.1733ODNB
A.K.A.Pauletref:952
FatherHarry Powlett, 4th Duke of Bolton (1691–1759)ODNB
MotherCatherine Parry (d. 1744)ref:952
WifeMary Nunn (d.1764) - Married 13.5.1752ODNB
WifeKatherine Lowther (1736?–1809) - Married 8.4.1765ODNB
DaughterMaria Henrietta (1753-1779)E-WIKI
DaughterAmeliaE-WIKI
DaughterCatharine Margaret (1766-1807)E-WIKI
SisterCatherine (d. 1775)ref:952
SisterHenrietta (d.1753)ref:952
BrotherCharles, 5th Duke of Bolton (1718-1765)ref:952
Last Known Service31.3.1775ODNB
Date of Death25.12.1794 - Hackwood House, Hampshire CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1728 Educated at Winchester College until 1729.ODNB
8.1733 Enrolled at the Royal Naval Academy.ODNB
14.8.1733c.1736Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/14/151ADM 6/14
9.3.1738/39 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/258ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/403.6.1740Shrewsbury (80), Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/15/258ADM 6/15
15.7.1740 Captain ADM 6/15/309CSORN
15.7.174029.7.1741Port Mahon (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/309BWAS-1714
30.7.174114.3.1744/45Oxford (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/444
Confirmed 19.2.1744/45
BWAS-1714
10.2.1742/4311.2.1742/43Battle of Toulon 
26.3.174526.6.1745Sandwich (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/459BWAS-1714
12.7.174531.7.1746Ruby (50), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 3.8.1745 ADM 6/16/508BWAS-1714
19.11.17463.5.1750Exeter (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/174BWAS-1714
26.11.175118.4.1754Elected a Member of Parliament for ChristchurchHPO
16.1.17534.2.1755Somerset (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/53BWAS-1714
28.8.1754 Appointed LordODNB
17.1.175527.3.1761Elected a Member of Parliament for LymingtonHPO
4.2.175512.6.1756Barfleur (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/125ODNB
4.6.1756 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/18/278CSORN
31.1.1758 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/18/480ADM 6/18
14.2.1759 Vice-Admiral of the BlueB051
9.12.1760 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
30.3.176124.12.1765Elected a Member of Parliament for WinchesterODNB
31.5.1764 Married May (1 daughter)ODNB
8.4.1765 Married Katherine (2 daughters)ODNB
5.7.1765 Succeeded as 6th Duke of BoltonODNB
5.7.1765 Appointed Marquess of WinchesterE-WIKI
17661770Appointed Governor of Isle of WightODNB
10.12.176625.12.1794Appointed Privy CounsellorHPO
176725.12.1794Appointed Vice-Admiral of the Coast , HampshireODNB
176725.12.1794Appointed Vice-Admiral of the Coast , DorsetODNB
5.8.1767 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/20/176ADM 6/20
18.10.1770 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/20/302CSORN
31.3.1775 Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/83CSORN
17821791Appointed Governor of Isle of WightODNB
178225.12.1794Appointed Lord Lieutenant of HampshireODNB


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