The Hon. Hugh Seymour

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth29.4.1759TRN3
First Known Service10.8.1776TRN3
FatherFrancis, 1st Earl of Hertford (1718-1794)HPO
MotherLady Isabella Fitzroy (1726-1782)EWIKI
WifeLady Anne Horatia Waldegrave (1762-1801) - Married 2.4.1786HPO
SonSir George Francis Seymour (1787-1870)EWIKI
SonHugh Henry John (1790–1821)EWIKI
SonSir Horace Beauchamp (1791–1851)HPO
SonWilliam John Richard (1793–1801)HPO
SonFrederick Charles William (1797–1856)HPO
DaughterHoratia Maria Frances [Morier] (d.1853)HPO
DaughterMary Georgiana [Dawson-Damer] (d.1848)HPO
Last Known Service20.2.1797TRN3
Date of Death11.9.1801 - Jamaica TRN3
Cause of DeathYellow FeverTRN3
Will Probated11.9.1802, PROB 11/1381/43

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
10.8.1776 LieutenantCSORN
18.6.1778 CommanderCSORN
8.2.1779 CaptainCSORN
13.9.178026.7.1784Elected a Member of Parliament for DowntonHPO
16.6.178819.6.1790Elected a Member of Parliament for TregonyHPO
16.6.179025.5.1796Elected a Member of Parliament for WendoverHPO
3.17951.6.1795Sans Pareil (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.6.1795 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/180CSORN
1.6.17951798Sans Pareil (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
1796 Hector (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
27.5.179611.9.1801Elected a Member of Parliament for PortsmouthHPO
20.2.1797 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/26/67CSORN
14.2.1799 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
8.17999.1801Sans Pareil (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
11.8.179920.8.1799Commanded the British Squadron at the Surrender of Surinam 
11.17996.1800Prince of Wales (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
18001801Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB


TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook

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