Richard Norris

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service12.6.1734CSORN
FatherSir John Norris (1670-1749)B056-6
MotherMrs. Elizabeth Moore, née AylmerHPO
SisterLucy [Aylmer]HPO
BrotherMathew Norris (1705-1738)HPO
BrotherJohn, MP (1702-67)HPO
BrotherHarry Norris (d.1764)B056-6
Last Known Service28.1.1745CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
12.6.1734 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/192ADM 6/14
12.6.17345.7.1734Deal Castle (20), Lieutenant ADM 6/14/203
Commission confirmed 27.1.1734/35
ADM 6/14
26.7.17344.5.1735Britannia (100), Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/14/192ADM 6/14
5.5.17353.8.1736Britannia (100), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/15/211ADM 6/14
17.10.1735 Captain ADM 6/15/65CSORN
17.10.173522.5.1739Gibraltar (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/65
Commission confirmed 11.5.1737
23.5.173914.3.1739/40Adventure (40), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/176BWAS-1714
15.3.1739/404.2.1740/41Gloucester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/262BWAS-1714
5.2.1740/4110.1741Kingston (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/378BWAS-1714
10.174113.7.1744Essex (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
1744 Absconded?CSORN
11.2.1743/4412.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
28.1.1744/455.2.1744/45An enquiry held into his conduct at the Battle of Toulon, 11th Feb. 1743/4CSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
B056-6Lives of the British Admirals Vol VIJohn CampbellDigital Book
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IVJohn CharnockDigital Book

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