Sir William Hope (3rd Baronet Hope of Kirkliston)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1726CSORN
First Known Service14.7.1749CSORN
FatherSir George Hope, 2nd Bt.ref:950
MotherAnne Mackenzieref:950
Last Known Service18.5.1750CSORN
Date of Death1763 - Bengal ref:1052

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.11.1729 Succeeded as 3rd Baronet Hope of KirklistonADM 6/17
14.7.1749 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/520CSORN

Notes on Officer


Biographical Summaryref:950

"Sir William Hope, Baronet [S. 1698], of Balcomie, only s. and h., suc. to the Baronetcy when under 4 years of age, 20 Nov. 1729. He was a Lieutenant B.N., 1749, being afterwards Lieutenant 31st Foot, and subsequently Captain in the East India Company's service. He m. a Dutch lady. He d. s.p., being killed at Bengal in 1763, aged about 37, when the Baronetcy became dormant, the collateral heir male being the Earl of Hopetoun [S.], who, however, and whose successors, never assumed the same. His widow m. ( — ) Lambert, and d. 1766."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1904; Vol. IV; page 379




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