Edward Henry Columbine

Date of Birth1763/07/02 - Westminster ODNB
First Known Service1782/04/12ODNB
FatherEdward ColumbineCCSU
WifeAnna Maria StarrODNB
WifeAnne Curry (d 1810)ODNB
Last Known Service1811/06/18ODNB
Date of Death1811/06/18ODNB
Cause of DeathYellow FeverODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1782/04/12 LieutenantCSORN
1787/011790/10Sybille (38), Lieutenantref:813
1787/02/05 Married Anna.ref:813
1791/03/02 Sentence of Divorce in the Confistory Court of London, against Anna Maria Columbine for Adultery with William Paris Sweeting.ref:813
1792/101796Resolution (14), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1795/07/13 Battle of Hyeres 
1796/12/22 CommanderCSORN
1800/04 The divorce bill had it's second reading in the House of Lord's.ref:813
1801/07 Married Anne. 1 son Edward, 1 daughter Charlotte; both died young.ODNB
1802/04/29 CaptainCSORN
1802/061804/09Ulysses (44), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1803/06/211803/07/01Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago 
1808/101809/07/17Solebay (32), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1809/07/041809/07/13Commanded the British Flotilla at the Capture of Senegal 
1809/091811/06/18Crocodile (22), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1810/02 Arrived at Freetown to begin his Governorship.ODNB
1810/02/121811/06/18Appointed Governor of Sierra LeoneODNB


ODNB Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
CCSU The Captain Cook Society Web Site
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ref:813 Journals of the House of Lords Digital Book
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Anthony Sullivan on Friday 3rd of February 2017 13:26

According to the Journals of the House of Lords, Vol.42 (p.416) from January 1787 to October 1790 Edward Henry Columbine served as lieutenant aboard the 32 gun Sybille, (previously the French ship Sibylle, captured by Hussar in 1783)

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