George Farmer


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1732 - Youghal, Cork EWIKI
First Known Service1752CSORN
See AlsoJohn Henry (1765-?)ref:719
FatherJohn Farmer (d.1740)ODNB
MotherAlphra Grade (c.1710-?)ref:719
Father-in-LawWilliam Henry Fleming (d.1771)PROB11
WifeRebecca Fleming (d.1782) - Married 15.12.1761, Norwich ref:1059
SonSir George William Farmer (1st Baronet of Mount Pleasant) (1763-1814)EWIKI
DaughterEmily Broomfield [Power] (1773-1855)ref:719
Last Known Service6.10.1779CSORN
Date of Death6.10.1779BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathEnemy actionCSORN
Will Probated2.11.1779, PROB 11/1058/98

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17521755Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/5
9.8.1758 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/48RNLPC
23.5.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/67CSORN
26.5.1768 Commander ADM 6/20/204CSORN
26.5.176814.3.1769Weazle (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/204ADM 6/20
27.9.176913.3.1770Swift (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/256BWAS-1714
1770 Appointed Governor of Falkland IslandsEWIKI
10.6.1770 Commander-in-Chief at the Capture of Port Egmont 
3.10.177010.1.1771Tamar (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/297ADM 6/20
10.1.1771 Captain ADM 6/20/333CSORN
10.1.177125.8.1773Launceston, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/333ADM 6/20
25.8.177326.6.1777Seahorse (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/511BWAS-1714
10.3.17786.10.1779Quebec (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/377BWAS-1714
6.10.1779 Quebec vs Surveillante 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:719Ancestry.com Family History
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 107/5ADM 107/5 1757-1762 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive

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