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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.1736
Royal Naval Academy 1733-1837
British Shore1806 Renamed "Royal Navy College"
, Scholar ADM 6/14/151
ADM 6/14
9.3.1738/39 LieutenantADM 6/15
4.3.1739/403.6.1740
Shrewsbury (80) 1713-1750
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/15/258
ADM 6/15
15.7.1740 CaptainCSORN
15.7.174029.7.1741
Port Mahon (20) 1740-1763
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/309
BWAS-1714
30.7.174114.3.1744/45
Oxford (50) 1727-1758
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/444
Confirmed 19.2.1744/45
BWAS-1714
10.2.1743/4411.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
26.3.174526.6.1745
Sandwich (90) 1715-1755
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/459
BWAS-1714
12.7.174531.7.1746
Ruby (50) 1745-1765
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 3.8.1745 ADM 6/16/508
BWAS-1714
19.11.17463.5.1750
Exeter (60) 1744-1763
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/174
BWAS-1714
26.11.175118.4.1754Elected a Member of Parliament for ChristchurchHPO
16.1.17534.2.1755
Somerset (68) 1748-1778
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/53
BWAS-1714
28.8.1754 Appointed LordODNB
17.1.175527.3.1761Elected a Member of Parliament for LymingtonHPO
4.2.175512.6.1756
Barfleur (80) 1755-1783
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1764 Renamed "Barfleur Hulk"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/125
ODNB
4.6.1756 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
31.1.1758 Rear-Admiral of the RedADM 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 RedADM 6/20
18.10.1770 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.3.1775 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
17821791Appointed Governor of Isle of WightODNB
178225.12.1794Appointed Lord Lieutenant of HampshireODNB


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