James Burcher

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1716ADM107/3
Baptism14.3.1716 - Goring, Sussex CSORN
First Known Service21.2.1731/32CSORN
FatherThomas Burcherref:719
Last Known Service8.9.1748CSORN
Date of Death15.9.1747BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathDrownedCSORN
Will Probated21.10.1748

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
21.2.1731/3223.2.1732/33Rose (20), Able Seaman ADM 107/3/384ADM107/3
24.2.1732/3312.5.1735Lowestoffe (20), Able Seaman ADM 107/3/384ADM107/3
13.5.17355.4.1736Preston (50), Midshipman ADM 107/3/384ADM107/3
6.4.173627.6.1737Rippon (60), Midshipman ADM 107/3/384ADM107/3
28.6.173729.5.1738Canterbury (60), Able Seaman ADM 107/3/384ADM107/3
30.5.173826.12.1740Canterbury (60), Midshipman ADM 107/3/384ADM107/3
5.6.1740 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/384RNLPC
27.12.1740 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/364CSORN
27.12.174020.2.1740/41Roebuck (40), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/15/364ADM 6/15
27.3.17417.11.1741Roebuck (40), First Lieutenant ADM 6/15/404ADM 6/15
8.11.17419.7.1744Salisbury (50), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/16/334
Commission confirmed 5.7.1744
ADM 6/16
11.2.1743/4412.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
10.7.174419.11.1744Edinburgh (64), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/16/337ADM 6/16
20.11.174421.2.1744/45Edinburgh (64), First Lieutenant ADM 6/16/389ADM 6/16
23.2.1744/458.9.1748Dreadnought (60), First Lieutenant ADM 6/16/448ADM 6/16
23.9.1745 CommanderBWAS-1714
22.1.1745/4610.5.1747Comet (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/450
Issued by Isaac Townsend (1684-1765), North America
Commission confirmed 20.3.1748/49
4.174615.9.1747Saxon (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714


ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:719Ancestry.com Family History
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive

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