Henry Richard Dubois

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth4.2.1723/24 - Westminster ADM 6/86
Baptism1.3.1723/24 - St Martin in the Fields, Westminster CSORN
First Known Service29.9.1737CSORN
FatherNicholas Duboisref:1044
WifeRebecca Price - Married 21.2.1743/44, Dover ref:1246
SonFinch (1746-?)ref:1044
Last Known Service14.12.1763CSORN
Date of Death12.1792CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
5.7.1744 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/38RNLPC
7.7.1744 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/335CSORN
28.1.1744/4511.8.1745Royal George (100), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/16/431ADM 6/16
6.4.175120.4.1752Rainbow (44), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/545ADM 6/17
6.1.17562.5.1757Princess Caroline (80), Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/224ADM 6/18
2.5.1757 Commander ADM 6/18/391CSORN
2.5.175714.12.1763Fubbs (12), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/391BWAS-1714


ADM 6/86ADM 6/86 Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1744-1747 Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:1044England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 Archive
ref:1246England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Jill MacMahon on Saturday 7th of September 2019 10:14

H R Dubois is the son of the architect Nicholas Dubois (c.1665 - 1735) and his wife Anne. He also had a sister, Frances Lucy Dubois. In addition to his son Finch (bap 8 March 1746, St Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent) he had twins, Mary and Nicholas, bap 16 Jan 1750 at St Marylebone, Westminster. His will (which he made 7 days after his marriage on 21 February 1744) was admitted to probate on 27 April 1793.

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