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William Anthony Halstead


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth11.2.1730 - Padbury, Buckinghamshire CSORN
Baptism2.3.1730 - Padbury, Buckinghamshire CSORN
First Known Service27.1.1745CSORN
A.K.A.Halstedref:1006
WifeMary Frankland - Married 28.5.1762 - Alverstoke, Hampshire ref:1006
Son
George HalsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1809
ADM 6/23
Son
Charles HalsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1777
ADM 6/21
Son
Sir Lawrence William HalsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1814
ref:1006
SonJohn (1766-1830)ref:1006
DaughterCaroline (1768-1830)ref:1006
DaughterAmelia (1771-?)ref:1006
SonGeorge (1774-1846)ref:1006
Last Known Service19.12.1755CSORN
Date of Death16.5.1778 - New York CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
27.1.17458.3.1745
Falkland (50) 1744-1768
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain's Servant, ADM 107/4/341
ADM 107/4
9.3.174517.5.1746
Falkland (50) 1744-1768
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant's Servant, ADM 107/4/341
ADM 107/4
18.5.174621.9.1746
Falkland (50) 1744-1768
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain's Servant, ADM 107/4/341
ADM 107/4
22.9.174622.2.1747/48
Defiance (60) 1744-1766
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain's Servant, ADM 107/4/341
ADM 107/4
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
29.2.1747/4829.8.1748
Defiance (60) 1744-1766
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/4/341
ADM 107/4
13.6.175128.5.1752
Centurion (50) 1733-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Eagle"
1745 Renamed "Centurion"
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/4/341
ADM 107/4
29.5.175230.8.1754
Centurion (50) 1733-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Eagle"
1745 Renamed "Centurion"
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/341
ADM 107/4
31.8.17546.12.1754
Centurion (50) 1733-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Eagle"
1745 Renamed "Centurion"
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/4/341
ADM 107/4
7.12.175413.11.1755
Centurion (50) 1733-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Eagle"
1745 Renamed "Centurion"
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/341
ADM 107/4
14.11.175519.12.1755
Torbay (74) 1749-1784
British 74 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1750 Renamed "Torbay"
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/341
ADM 107/4
19.12.1755 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/341RNLPC
20.5.1756 LieutenantCSORN
20.5.175622.12.1756
Torbay (74) 1749-1784
British 74 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1750 Renamed "Torbay"
, Fifth Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/268
ADM 6/18
22.12.175610.2.1757
Centurion (50) 1733-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Eagle"
1745 Renamed "Centurion"
, Third Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/335
ADM 6/18
23.3.17577.2.1760
Lizard (28) 1757-1828
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/373
ADM 6/18
2.10.1758 Action of 22nd October 1758 
6.17599.1759Seige of Quebec 
14.5.176220.12.1762
Bedford (64) 1741-1787
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1767 Renamed "Bedford Hulk"
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/19/409
ADM 6/19
12.1.176413.1.1767
Dorsetshire (68) 1757-1775
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/20/3
ADM 6/20
21.9.17703.10.1770
Bellona (74) 1760-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/20/293
ADM 6/20
3.10.177024.5.1771
Bellona (74) 1760-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/20/297
ADM 6/20
2.6.177225.6.1773
Barfleur (90) 1768-1819
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/20/446
ADM 6/20
25.6.1773 CommanderCSORN
25.6.177318.1.1775
Merlin (18) 1757-1777
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/500
ADM 6/20
22.11.177516.5.1778
Jersey (20) 1736-1783
British 20 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/138
BWAS-1714


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