Thomas Grenville


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth4.4.1719HPO
First Known Service2.5.1740CSORN
FatherRichard GrenvilleHPO
BrotherJames, MP (1715-83)HPO
BrotherRichard, MP (1711-79)HPO
BrotherGeorge, MP (1712-70)HPO
Last Known Service1748CSORN
Date of Death3.5.1747BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathDied of woundsHPO

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.5.1740 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/17CSORN
2.5.174024.10.1740Garland (20), Lieutenant ADM 6/16/17
Commission confirmed 23.2.1741/42
ADM 6/16
24.10.174016.5.1741Somerset (80), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/16/285
Commission confirmed 2.4.1744
ADM 6/16
17.5.174124.11.1741Somerset (80), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/16/185
Commission confirmed 2.4.1744
ADM 6/16
25.11.17415.4.1742Marlborough (90), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/16/285
Commission confirmed 2.4.1744
ADM 6/16
6.4.1742 Captain ADM 6/16/201CSORN
6.4.17423.4.1743Romney (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/201BWAS-1714
4.4.17435.8.1743Garland (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/201ADM 6/16
14.3.1743/4420.3.1745/46Falkland (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/179BWAS-1714
20.3.1745/463.5.1747Defiance (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.12.17463.5.1747Elected a Member of Parliament for BridportHPO
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive

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Posted by Brian on Friday 15th of January 2016 18:58

Gentleman's Magazine (Deaths 1744) Capt. Grenville, Commander of the Falkland of 50 guns, building at Portsmouth.

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