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
2.11.167612.1678Dragon (40), Second Lieutenant ADM 8/1/83HPO
10.12.167814.1.1678/79Mary (54), Second LieutenantB051
11.4.1682 CaptainCSORN
22.4.168222.2.1683/84Lark (18), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1.11.16881689Phoenix (42), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16896.5.1689Happy Return (52), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
26.2.1700/13.4.1701Windsor (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/6
4.4.170113.1.1701/2Weymouth (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/83BWAS-1603
14.1.1701/223.1.1701/2Northumberland (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/6
24.1.1701/24.6.1702Somerset (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/139ADM 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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