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Harry Harmood

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1739 - Sailsbury, Wiltshire ref:676
First Known Service16.1.1751/52ref:676
DaughterSusannah Dawes Harmoodref:719
d'Oyley HarmoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1791
ADM 6/23
SonHarry HarmoodPROB11
James HarmoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1763
Last Known Service2.1809ref:676
Date of Death2.1809 - Mount St, Grosvenor Sq, London ref:676
Burial14.2.1809 - St. Mary, Paddington Green, Westminster ref:676
Will Probated13.3.1809, PROB 11/1494/119

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
Royal Naval Academy 1733-1837
British Shore Unknown
1806 Renamed "Royal Navy College"
, Scholar, ADM 6/18/22
ADM 6/18
19.2.1759 LieutenantCSORN
Arethusa (32) 1759-1779
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/20/361
ADM 6/20
16.2.1777 CommanderCSORN
Falcon (14) 1771-1779
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/383
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 30.3.1778
17.10.1778 CaptainCSORN
Conqueror (74) 1773-1794
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/542
Issued by
John ByronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1780
, North America
Confirmed 20.4.1779
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
Princess Royal (98) 1773-1807
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/183
Issued by
Hyde ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1782
, North America
Confirmed 19.10.1780
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 
Medway (60) 1755-1811
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1802 Renamed "Arundel"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/189
Issued by
Sir George Brydges Rodney (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 30.10.1780
ADM 6/22
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
12.12.1781 Action of 1781-12-12 
Ardent (64) 1782-1794
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/38
17931796Appointed Commissioner of the Navyref:980
17965.1801Appointed Resident Commissioner at Sheerness Dockyardref:980
5.18016.1806Appointed Resident Commissioner at Chatham Dockyardref:980
23.11.18012.1809Appointed Commissioner of the Navyref:980
18.6.18062.1809Appointed Governor of Greenwich Hospitalref:980

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Posted by David Scott on Wednesday 21st of June 2023 01:15

Thanks Cy, I jumped the gun, I picked out his Uncle Harry, Chane's brother

Posted by Cy on Sunday 18th of June 2023 08:31

Sorry, you have a will for the wrong Harry Harmood. If you look at the probate reference above it will point you to the correct one.
Just because it's the same name doesn't make it the same person.

Posted by David Scott on Sunday 18th of June 2023 08:18

Captain Harry Harmood died in 1792 (probate dated 28 Feb 1792, at New Alreford,Southampton. Ref from Prob 11:Will Registers>1789-1792>Piece 1214:Fountain Quire Numbers 49-95 (1792).

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