Lord Mathew Aylmer (1st Baron Aylmer of Balrath in the Irish peerage)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1650EWIKI
First Known Service1677EWIKI
FatherSir Christopher Aylmer, 1st Bt., of Balrath, co. MeathHPO
MotherMargaret PlunkettHPO
WifeSarah Ellis - Married 1694HPO
SonHenry Aylmer, 2nd Baron (1701-1754)ref:952
Son-in-LawSir John Norris (1670-1749)ref:569
Nephew Peter Warren (1703-1752)ref:569
NephewOliver Warren (d.1724)ref:569
GrandsonLord Henry Aylmer (3rd Baron Aylmer) (1718-1766)ref:952
Last Known Service18.8.1720EWIKI
Date of Death18.8.1720 - Queen's House, Greenwich EWIKI
Burial8.1720 - St Alfege's Church, Greenwich EWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1677 Charles Galley (32), MidshipmanEWIKI
4.1678 LieutenantCSORN
9.1.1678/79 CaptainCSORN
9.1.1678/794.5.1679Chatham Double (4), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
5.5.167913.10.1679Date Tree (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
5.5.167910.3.1679/80Castle (8), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
17.7.16809.1.1681/82Swan (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
19.1.1681/824.10.1682Tiger Prize (48), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
27.9.16858.7.1686Charles Galley (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1688 Swallow (48), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
22.12.16881690Mary (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
1689 Suffolk (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1.5.1689 Battle of Bantry Bay 
1690 Royal Katherine (84), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
16918.1692Rupert (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1692 London (96), Captain and Commanding OfficerTRN2
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
6.2.1692/93 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18.2.1692/931694Royal Sovereign (100), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedB051
22.8.1693 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.11.1693 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
26.12.1693 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
19.12.16951.2.1695/96Elected a Member of Parliament for PortsmouthHPO
26.12.1695 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/3/107ADM 6/3
30.12.16951696Saint Andrew (100), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/3/109ADM 6/3
7.1.1695/96 Elizabeth (70), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/3/114ADM 6/3
27.2.1695/96 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/3/132ADM 6/3
28.4.1696 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/3/150ADM 6/3
5.16966.12.1696Victory (100), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
15.12.169728.8.1713Elected a Member of Parliament for DoverHPO
16981699Boyne (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1603
8.1698 Vice-Admiral of the RedB051
28.1.1701/2 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/7/2ADM 6/7
12.11.1709 Admiral of the FleetCSORN
12.170910.1710Royal Sovereign (100), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the FleetBWAS-1603
171418.8.1720Appointed Governor of Greenwich HospitalODNB
28.10.1714 Admiral of the Fleet ADM 6/12/4ADM 6/12
6.1.1714/1518.8.1720Elected a Member of Parliament for DoverHPO
21.6.1716 Admiral of the Fleet ADM 6/12/72ADM 6/12
21.3.1716/17 Elected Rear-Admiral of Great BritainCSORN
1.5.1718 Created 1st Baron Aylmer of Balrath in the Irish peerageODNB
18.3.1718/1918.8.1720Appointed Rear-Admiral of Great BritainEWIKI


EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
ref:952Cracroft's Peerage Web Site
ref:569Biografisch Portaal van Nederland Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IIJohn CharnockDigital Book
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Brian Gell on Monday 14th of May 2012 13:06

Hello, Absolutely delighted with your site as I am writing history of my Admiral Ancestors- 160 of them!!!
Query. What is your email address
Query. Some sources put Aylmer as Cpt of Royal Sovereign at Barfleur- yours states London. Which is correct.
Kind regards
Brian (Gell)

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