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Sir William Gifford


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1649CSORN
First Known Service2.11.1676CSORN
FatherSir Richard GiffordHPO
MotherElizabeth Charret, (d. 1721)HPO
Last Known Service2.12.1714CSORN
Date of Death1724CSORN
Will Probated2.1.1724/25, PROB 11/601/7

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.11.1676 LieutenantCSORN
2.11.167612.1678
Dragon (40) 1647-1690
British 40 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Second Lieutenant ADM 8/1/83
HPO
10.12.167814.1.1678/79
Mary (54) 1650-1687
British 54 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Mary"
, Second Lieutenant
B051
11.4.1682 CaptainCSORN
22.4.168222.2.1683/84
Lark (18) 1675-1698
British 18 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1.11.16881689
Phoenix (42) 1671-1692
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
16896.5.1689
Happy Return (52) 1654-1691
British 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Happy Return"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
26.2.1700/13.4.1701
Windsor (60) 1695-1725
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/63
ADM 6/6
4.4.170113.1.1701/2
Weymouth (50) 1693-1717
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/83
BWAS-1603
14.1.1701/223.1.1701/2
Northumberland (70) 1702-1703
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130
ADM 6/6
24.1.1701/24.6.1702
Somerset (80) 1698-1740
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/139
ADM 6/6
18.6.170214.1.1704/5Appointed Resident Commissioner at Portsmouth Dockyardref:571
31.12.170229.8.1713Elected a Member of Parliament for PortsmouthHPO
6.9.1705 Appointed Knight BachelorHPO
23.9.17102.12.1714Appointed Governor of Greenwich Hospitalref:1001


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