Edward Falkingham


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1679ADM 107/1
First Known Service1695CSORN
SonJohn Falkingham (d.1777)ref:719
SonEdward Falkingham (d.1783)ref:719
Last Known Service1746CSORN
Date of Death18.9.1757CSORN
Burial23.9.1757 - St Alfege, Greenwich CSORN
Will Probated30.9.1757, PROB 11/832/471

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16951698Service in the H.E.I.CADM 107/1
16991701Service in the H.E.I.CADM 107/1
17.4.1702 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
24.8.1702 Lieutenant ADM 6/7/51ADM 6/7
24.8.170212.9.1702Britannia (100), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/7/50ADM 6/7
12.9.17026.1.1702/3Royal Oak (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/7/52ADM 6/7
6.1.1702/316.12.1704Royal Oak (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/7/72ADM 6/7
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
16.12.17046.2.1707/8Revenge (70), First Lieutenant ADM 6/8/120ADM 6/8
10.3.1704/5 Battle of Marbella 
7.2.1707/820.9.1709Monmouth (64), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/9/135ADM 6/9
15.8.171028.8.1711Defiance (64), First Lieutenant ADM 6/11/62ADM 6/11
28.8.1711 Commander ADM 6/11/281ADM 6/11
28.8.171126.2.1712/13Trial (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/281
Commission confirmed 8.1.1713/14
BWAS-1603
26.2.1712/13 Captain ADM 6/12/12CSORN
26.2.1712/1313.6.1713Weymouth (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/12
Commission confirmed 24.12.1714
BWAS-1603
13.6.17137.2.1714/15Shoreham (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/262BWAS-1603
17.2.1714/153.1.1716/17Gibraltar (20), Captain and Master and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/27BWAS-1714
23.1.1716/1714.3.1717/18Dartmouth (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/85BWAS-1603
14.3.1717/184.6.1720Orford (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/118BWAS-1603
11.8.1718 Battle of Cape Passaro 
4.6.17205.10.1721Newcastle (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/20
Commission confirmed 11.10.1721
BWAS-1603
29.4.172313.4.1728Prince Frederick (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/55BWAS-1714
26.7.17282.4.1729Monmouth (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/211BWAS-1714
2.4.172912.4.1729Princess Amelia (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/20ADM 6/14
12.4.172914.10.1729Cornwall (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/22ADM 6/14
14.10.172929.4.1730Monmouth (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/37ADM 6/14
29.4.173019.5.1731Cornwall (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/49ADM 6/14
19.5.17312.1.1731/32Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/76BWAS-1714
2.1.1731/3218.4.1732Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/98ADM 6/14
18.4.173225.7.1736Salisbury (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/105BWAS-1714
5.5.1732 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — NewfoundlandEWIKI
16.5.17389.10.1740Elizabeth (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/117BWAS-1714
2.2.1740/412.9.1742Royal George (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/375BWAS-1714
10.17426.1744Appointed Resident Commissioner at Port MahonEWIKI
17451746Appointed Resident Commissioner at Woolwich DockyardEWIKI
28.2.175525.11.1755Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:719Ancestry.com Family History
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
OHMB7Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7: Navy Board Officials 1660-1832J.M. CollingeWeb Site

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