Pearson Boys

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1739CSORN
Baptism7.2.1739/40 - Deal - Kent CSORN
First Known Service1752CSORN
FatherWilliam Boys (1700-1774)ODNB
MotherElizabeth Pearsonref:719
WifeAnn Fennell - Married 15.10.1781PROB11
DaughterElizabeth (1783-?)PROB11
DaughterAnn (1785-?)PROB11
DaughterJane (1790-?)ref:719
BrotherWilliam (1735–1803)PROB11
SisterElizabeth [Harvey] (1740 - 1823)PROB11
Last Known Service24.5.1765CSORN
Date of Death11.6.1793 - Sandwich - Kent CSORN
Will Probated24.7.1793, PROB 11/1234/260

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
17521753Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/5
23.10.1758 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
27.10.1758 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/553CSORN
1.11.176424.5.1765Swift (4), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site Family History
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ADM 107/5ADM 107/5 1757-1762 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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