Sir Thomas Frankland (5th Baronet)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth26.6.1718 - India ODNB
First Known Service11.5.1731ODNB
FatherHenry Frankland (d. 1738)ODNB
MotherMary Cross (d. 1783)ODNB
WifeSarah Rhett (1724-1808)ODNB
SonSir Thomas Frankland, 6th Baronet (1750–1831)EWIKI
SonRoger Frankland (d. 1826)EWIKI
DaughterMary FranklandEWIKI
DaughterAnne Frankland (d. 1842)EWIKI
Son-in-LawSir William Bowles (1780-1869)EWIKI
DaughterDinah Frankland (Mrs. William Bowles)EWIKI
DaughterCatharine Frankland (Mrs. Thomas Whinyates)EWIKI
Son-in-LawThomas WhinyatesEWIKI
DaughterCharlotte FranklandEWIKI
DaughterGrace Frankland (d. 1801)EWIKI
SonWilliam Frankland (d. 1816)EWIKI
GrandsonHenry GossettNBD1849
Last Known Service31.3.1775ODNB
Date of Death21.11.1781 - Bath TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
11.5.17311732York (60), VolunteerODNB
17321736Scarborough (20), MidshipmanODNB
1737 Oxford (50), MidshipmanODNB
3.11.1737 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
23.2.1737/38 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/96ODNB
15.7.17401745Rose (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/309BWAS-1714
14.8.1740 Captain ADM 6/15/309CSORN
4.6.1742 Action of 4th June 1742 
5.1743 Married Sarah (3 sons, 6 daughters)EWIKI
1.12.1744 Rose vs Concepcion 
9.17461748Dragon (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.5.174712.9.1780Elected a Member of Parliament for ThirskHPO
5.1755 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
7.175510.1757Winchester (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteODNB
10.175510.1757Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Leeward IslandsODNB
4.6.1756 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
2.1757 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
14.2.1759 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
21.10.1762 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1768 Succeeded as 5th BaronetTRN3
18.10.1770 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.3.1775 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
3.4.178421.11.1784Elected a Member of Parliament for ThirskODNB


ODNB Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site
NBD1849 A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
TRN3 The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPC Royal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
HPO History of Parliament online Web Site

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