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
Son-in-LawThomas WhinyatesEWIKI
DaughterCatharine Frankland (Mrs. Thomas Whinyates)EWIKI
DaughterCharlotte FranklandEWIKI
DaughterGrace Frankland (d. 1801)EWIKI
SonWilliam Frankland (d. 1816)EWIKI
GrandsonHenry GossettNBD1849
BrotherCharles, 4th Bt.EWIKI
BrotherRobert Frankland (d.1757)EWIKI
Last Known Service31.3.1775ODNB
Date of Death21.11.1781 - Bath TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
11.5.17311732York (60), VolunteerODNB
17321737Scarborough (20), MidshipmanODNB
173723.2.1737/38Oxford (50), MidshipmanODNB
3.11.1737 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
23.2.1737/38 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/96ODNB
15.7.174014.1.1745/46Rose (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 
22.2.1745/468.9.1748Dragon (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/65BWAS-1714
12.5.174712.9.1780Elected a Member of Parliament for ThirskHPO
5.1755 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.175510.1757Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/18/185ODNB
31.7.175510.1757Winchester (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteODNB
4.6.1756 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/18/278CSORN
24.2.1757 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/18/362ADM 6/18
14.2.1759 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/19/36CSORN
21.10.1762 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/19/445CSORN
1768 Succeeded as 5th BaronetTRN3
18.10.1770 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/20/302CSORN
31.3.1775 Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/83CSORN
3.4.178421.11.1784Elected a Member of Parliament for ThirskODNB


ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive

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