Robert Faulknor


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1721ref:898
First Known Service3.12.1731ref:898
FatherSamuel Faulknor (d.1744)ref:676
MotherFannyPROB11
WifeElizabethODNB
SonRobert Faulknor (1763-1795)ODNB
SonWilliam Humphry FaulknorADM 6/22
SonEdward FaulknorADM 6/21
BrotherJonathon Faulknor (c.1729-1795)ref:676
BrotherSamuel Faulknor (c.1719-1759)ref:676
Last Known Service3.1783CSORN
Date of Death9.5.1769 - Dijon, France CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.10.1741 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
5.10.1741 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/464CSORN
5.11.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/319CSORN
5.11.175610.1.1757Stork (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/319ADM 6/18
19.1.1757 Captain ADM 6/18/346CSORN
19.1.17576.6.1758Marlborough (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/346BWAS-1714
6.6.175821.11.1760Seaford (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/163
Issued by Thomas Coates (1712-1767), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 6.5.1760
BWAS-1714
21.11.17607.4.1762Bellona (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.6.1761 Action of 13th June 1761 
13.8.176114.8.1761Bellona vs Le Courageux 
7.4.176228.3.1763Kent (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/396BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:898The Mid-eighteenth century navy from the perspective of captain Thomas Burnett and his peersAnne Byrne McLeodThesis
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
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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