Alexander Edgar


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth17.8.1736 - Westruther, Berwick-upon-Tweed ADM 107/4
First Known Service29.12.1747CSORN
WifeMargaretta Sophia Johnston (d.1807) - Married 1.5.1783, Somerset ref:719
DaughterMaria Bethia [Campbell] (1784-1856)PROB11
Last Known Service20.2.1799CSORN
Date of Death20.2.1817CSORN
Burial24.2.1817 - St George the Martyr, Camden, London CSORN
Will Probated11.3.1817

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
8.3.1757 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/415RNLPC
20.12.1757 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/463CSORN
27.8.1778 Commander ADM 6/21/446CSORN
27.8.177830.11.1780Vulcan (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/446BWAS-1714
30.11.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/259CSORN
30.11.178014.1.1781Royal Oak (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/259
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Confirmed 10.3.1781
ADM 6/22
14.1.178111.4.1781Clinton (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/287
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Confirmed 15.5.1781
ADM 6/22
11.1.178221.4.1783Medway (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/397BWAS-1714
18.4.178324.11.1785Leocadia (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/52BWAS-1714
27.9.178710.12.1787Prince George (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/420BWAS-1714
10.5.179025.10.1790Illustrious (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 16.5.1790 ADM 6/24/26BWAS-1714
20.2.1799 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralCSORN


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