The Hon. John Whitmore Chetwynd


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth10.2.1754 - Heywood Park, Little Heywood, StaffordshirePEER
First Known Service19.3.1777PEER
FatherWilliam Chetwynd, 4th Viscount Chetwynd of Bearhaven (d.1791)PEER
MotherSusannah Cope (d.1790)PEER
Last Known Service29.11.1788PEER
Date of Death11.1788 - Jamaica CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
19.3.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/268CSORN
27.1.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/104CSORN
27.1.17803.2.1781Childers (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/104
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 24.3.1780
BWAS-1714
3.2.1781 Captain ADM 6/22/312CSORN
3.2.178123.8.1781Mars (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/312
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 11.7.1781
BWAS-1714
14.12.178128.8.1783Inflexible (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/384BWAS-1714
20.6.1783 2nd Battle of Cuddalore 
6.10.178629.11.1788Expedition (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/358BWAS-1714


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Posted by Cy on Wednesday 8th of March 2017 09:03

John died before his father so was never a Viscount. The 5th Viscount was John's younger brother Richard.


Posted by Will Hobday on Tuesday 7th of March 2017 10:30

Interested to receive full details of this man : his naval career, cause of death, and possible title as 5th. Viscount Chetwynd.

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