Sir John Norris


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1670 - Ireland HPO
First Known Service1689EWIKI
Father-in-LawLord Mathew Aylmer (1st Baron Aylmer of Balrath in the Irish peerage) (1650-1720)ref:569
WifeElizabeth AylmerHPO
SonHarry Norris (d.1764)B056-1
SonJohn, MP (1702-67)HPO
SonMathew Norris (1705-1738)HPO
DaughterLucy [Aylmer]ref:950
SonRichard NorrisB056-6
Last Known Service14.6.1749EWIKI
Date of Death13.6.1749HPO

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1. Appointed Knight Batchelor 
1689 LieutenantHPO
8.7.1690 CaptainCSORN
8.7.16901691Pelican Prize (8), Captain and Commanding OfficerB056-6
12.169112.1.1692/93Spy (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
169310.1693Sussex (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1.16939.1693Sheerness (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
10.16931694Royal Oak (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1694 Russell (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
12.169428.1.1695/96Carlisle (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
8.1.1694/95 Action of 1695-01-18 
21.3.1695/9624.9.1696Content Prize (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/140B051
25.9.16961697Ruby Prize (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/30ADM 6/4
19.2.1696/97 Monck (58), as Flag Officer, Commodore ADM 6/4/75ADM 6/4
23.3.1697/9822.5.1699Winchester (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/5/12BWAS-1603
3.4.170125.12.1701Russell (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/83ADM 6/6
26.12.170111.1.1704/5Orford (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/126BWAS-1603
12.10.1702 Battle of Vigo 
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
13.1.1704/522.2.1704/5Britannia (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/135BWAS-1714
10.3.1706/7 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/9/105CSORN
10.3.1706/7 Torbay (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
12.17078.1.1707/8Exeter (60), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueB056-6
8.1.1707/8 Ranelagh (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
9.1.1707/8 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/9/118ADM 6/9
6.5.170821.3.1721/22Elected a Member of Parliament for RyeHPO
18.12.1708 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18.12.1708 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/10/35ADM 6/10
21.12.1708 Admiral of the Red ADM 6/10/24ADM 6/10
11.10.17091710Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/10/94ADM 6/10
14.11.1709 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/11/4ADM 6/11
17151716Cumberland (80), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
5.3.1714/15 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English Channel ADM 6/12/31ADM 6/12
18.5.171529.11.1716Commander of the British Baltic Fleet 1715  
2.4.1716 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/12/66ADM 6/12
14.2.1716/17 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/12/89ADM 6/12
17181.1720Cumberland (80), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
19.3.1717/1819.5.1730Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyB056-6
31.3.1718 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/12/129ADM 6/12
28.4.171810.1718Commander of the British Baltic Fleet 1718  
4.3.1718/19 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/12/155ADM 6/12
12.5.1719 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/12/168ADM 6/12
6.171911.1719Commander of the British Baltic Fleet 1719  
17201721Sandwich (90), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1714
16.4.17201.12.1720Commander of the British Baltic Fleet 1720  
13.4.172120.10.1721Commander of the British Baltic Fleet 1721  
24.3.1721/2224.4.1734Elected a Member of Parliament for PortsmouthHPO
17278.1727Cornwall (80), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1714
2.1727 Commander of the British Baltic Fleet 1727  
7.12.1727 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/13/180ADM 6/13
20.1.1731/32 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
20.2.1733/34 Admiral of the Fleet ADM 6/14/165ADM 6/14
20.2.1733/341736Britannia (100), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Fleet ADM 6/14/165BWAS-1714
23.4.173413.5.1749Elected a Member of Parliament for RyeHPO
27.5.1735 Commander of the British Fleet for Portugal  
173918.8.1749Appointed Privy CounsellorEWIKI
7.4.173914.6.1749Appointed Vice-Admiral of Great Britain ADM 6/15/170ADM 6/15
12.6.1739 Admiral of the Fleet ADM 6/15/182ADM 6/15
12.6.173913.4.1740Namur (90), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the FleetBWAS-1714
14.4.174022.7.1740Victory (100), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Fleetref:591
7.17409.1740Boyne (80), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the FleetBWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:569Biografisch Portaal van Nederland Web Site
B056-1Lives of the British Admirals Vol IJohn CampbellDigital Book
ref:950Geni Family History
B056-6Lives of the British Admirals Vol VIJohn CampbellDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/6ADM 6/6 Commission and Warrent Book 1699 2 June-1702 26 Jan Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ref:5911295: The Year of the Galleys (Lecture Transcript)Dr Ian FrielWeb Site

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