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

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1650E-WIKI
First Known Service1677E-WIKI
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
Nephew Oliver Warren (d.1724)ref:569
GrandsonLord Henry Aylmer (3rd Baron Aylmer) (1718-1766)ref:952
Last Known Service31.7.1690E-WIKI
Date of Death18.8.1720 - Queen's House, Greenwich E-WIKI
Burial8.1720 - St Alfege's Church, Greenwich E-WIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1677 Charles Galley (32), MidshipmanE-WIKI
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
27.4.1689 Suffolk (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 107/1/220BWAS-1603
1.5.1689 Battle of Bantry Bay 
7.5.169031.7.1690Royal 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
28.10.1714 Admiral of the Fleet ADM 6/12/4ADM 6/12
2.12.171418.8.1720Appointed Governor of Greenwich Hospital ADM 73/36/19ref:1001
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 BritainE-WIKI

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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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