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George Burrell is Born

Feb 26, 1777

George Burrell is born in Longhoughton in Northumberland.

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Charles Austen is Born

Jun 23, 1779

Charles Austen is born

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William Parker is Born

Dec 01, 1781

William Parker is born in Almington, Staffordshire.

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James Dundas is Born

Dec 04, 1785

James Whitley Deans Dundas is born

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Gordon Bremer's Father is Killed

Jan 06, 1786

Gordon Bremer's father is believed to have been killed when the East Indiaman Haswell is sunk off the coast of Dorset.

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Charles Napier is Born

Mar 06, 1786

Charles Napier is born is Falkirk

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Sir John Franklin is Born

Apr 16, 1786

Sir john Franklin is born in Spilsby, Lincolnshire as the ninth of twelve children.

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John Richardson is Born

Nov 05, 1787

John Richardson is born in Dumfries

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William Hulme is Born

1788

Lieutenant-Colonel William Hulme is born

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Lord Byron is Born

Jan 22, 1788

Lord Byron is born in London. His father had wanted him to be called William, but as he was not there his mother named him George Gordon Byron after her father.

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Arthur Morrell is Born

Nov 10, 1788

Arthur Fleming Morrell is born in Stoke Damerel in Devon

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George Byron is Born

Mar 08, 1789

George Byron, Lord Byron's brother, is born

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Charles Babbage is Born

Dec 26, 1791

Charles Babbage is born in London. His father was a banking partner in the founding of Pread's and Co of Fleet Street.

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Sir John Herschel is Born

Mar 07, 1792

Sir John Herschel is born in Slough. He is the son of the astronomer William Herschel.

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Colin Campbell is Born

Oct 20, 1792

Colin Campbell is born Colin Macliver in Glasgow

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Mary Elizabeth Clarke is Born

Feb 22, 1793

Mary Elizabeth Clarke is born in Westminster

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Captain Pringle Stokes is Born

Apr 23, 1793

Captain Pringle Stokes is born the son of Charles and Elizabeth Stokes.

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Frank Abney Hastings is Born

Feb 14, 1794

Frank Abney Hastings is born

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Charles Austen Becomes a Midshipman

Sep 1794

Charles Austen joins HMS Daedalus as a Midshipman

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Havelock is Born

Apr 05, 1795

Henry Havelock is born

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Hugh Gough Transfers to the 78Th Regiment

Jun 06, 1795

Hugh Gough transfers to the 78th (Highlanders) Regiment of Foot

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George Lambert is Born

Sep 08, 1795

George Lambert is born

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Francis Crozier is Born

Sep 17, 1796

Francis Crozier is born in Ireland.

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George Back is Born

Nov 06, 1796

George Back is born in Stockport.

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George Burrell joins the British Army

1797

George Burrell joins the British Army as an Ensign in the 15th (East Riding Yorkshire) Regiment, and then promoted to Lieutenant.

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Charles Austen Promoted to Lieutenant

1797

Charles Austen is promoted to Lieutenant

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Mary Shelley is Born

Aug 30, 1797

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley is born the daughter of the famous feminist Mary Wollstonecraft

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Anson is Born

Oct 13, 1797

George Anson is born

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Anson joins the Army

Oct 13, 1797

George Anson joins the British army as an Ensign of the 3rd (Scots Fusiliers) Guards

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John Franklin Goes to Sea

1798

John Franklin signs on as a Volunteer on a merchant ship at age 12, despite his father’s misgivings, after showing an interest in a naval career.

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William Parker Gets His Command

May 1798

William Parker is appointed acting-Captain of HMS Volage, even though he was not yet even a Lieutenant. She was a French privateer that HMS Melampus had captured.

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Henry William Barnard is Born

1799

Henry William Barnard is born

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Despard is Commissioned

1799

Henry Despard is commissioned as an Ensign in the 17th Regiment of Foot.

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Charles Babbage is Sent to School

1799

Charles Babbage is sent to school at Alphington near Exeter in Devon in order to recover from an illness

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James Dundas joins the Navy

Mar 1799

James Dundas joins the Royal Navy on board HMS Kent

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William Parker is Promoted to Lieutenant

Sep 05, 1799

William Parker is promoted to Lieutenant, even though he was already acting as a Captain.

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Napier joins the Navy

Nov 01, 1799

Charles Napier joins the Royal Navy

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Edward Kendall is Born

1800

Edward Kendall is born

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John Franklin joins the Navy

Mar 1800

John Franklin joins the Royal Navy as a Volunteer on board HMS Polyphemus. Polyphemus was at sea at the time so he had to wait until she returned to port in the autumn before he could actually join his ship.

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James Clark Ross is Born

Apr 15, 1800

James Clark Ross is born. He is the nephew of another naval officer and artic explorer Sir John Ross

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Robert Mccormick is Born

Jul 22, 1800

Robert McCormick is born

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Anthony Milward is Born

1801

Anthony William Milward is born in the Bromley Saint Leonard area of London

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Morrell joins the Navy

Aug 06, 1801

Arthur Morrell joins the Royal Navy

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William Parker is Promoted to Captain

Oct 09, 1801

Lieutenant William Parker is promoted to Captain. He is appointed to HMS Amazon a part of Nelson's fleet.

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Gordon Bremer Besomes a Midshipman

Apr 02, 1802

Gordon Bremer joins HMS Endymion as a Midshipman

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Humphrey Senhouse Becomes Lieutenant

Apr 07, 1802

Humphrey Senhouse passes his examination for lieutenant and is appointed to HMS Galgo.

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Admiral Sir Michael Seymour is Born

Dec 03, 1802

Admiral Sir Michael Seymour was born the third son of another Admiral of the same name.

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Wilson is Born

1803

Archdale Wilson is born

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Thomas Abernethy is Born

1803

Thomas Abernethy is born at Longside in northeast Scotland

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Despard's Uncle Sentenced

1803

Henry Despard’s uncle becomes the last person to be sentenced to be hung, drawn and quartered after he led an Irish uprising in London.

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Wheeler is joins the Bengal Army

1803

Hugh Wheeler is commissioned as a Cadet into the Bengal Army while in Britain

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James Outram is Born

Jan 29, 1803

James Outram is born in Derbyshire

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Hugh Gough is Promoted to Major

Jun 25, 1803

Hugh Gough is promoted to Major

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Nicholas Tomlinson is Born

Jul 02, 1803

Nicholas Tomlinson is born

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William Hobson joins the Navy

Aug 25, 1803

William Hobson joins the Royal Navy as a Volunteer at age 11.

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Claude Buckle is Born

Dec 13, 1803

He is the second son of Admiral Matthew Buckle

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Havelock is Sent to Charterhouse

1804

Henry Havelock is sent to Charterhouse school

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James Outram's Father Dies

1805

James Outram's father dies

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Frank Hastings joins the Royal Navy

1805

Frank Hastings joins the Royal Navy

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James Dundas is Promoted to Lieutenant

May 25, 1805

James Dundas is promoted to Lieutenant and joins the fifth-rate HMS Cambrian

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Pringle Stokes joins the Royal Navy

Jun 05, 1805

Pringle Stokes joins the Royal Navy as a Midshipman on HMS Ariadne.

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Robert Fitzroy is Born

Jul 05, 1805

Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy is born at Amton Hall in Suffolk. He was one of the many descendants of the illegitimate children of Charles II. He was sent to the Royal Naval College at Portsmouth at age 12 and then went into the Royal Navy as a Volunteer at age 14.

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Gordon Bremer Promoted to Lieutenant

Aug 03, 1805

Gordon Bremer is promoted to Lieutenant on board HMS Captain

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Peché Dyke is Born

Nov 21, 1805

He is the sixth son of Sir Percival Hart Dyke of Lullingstone Castle in Kent.

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Napier is Promoted to Lieutenant

Nov 30, 1805

Charles Napier is promoted to Lieutenant

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Horatio Young is Born

1806

Horatio Beauman Young is born

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James Dundas is Promoted to Commander

Oct 08, 1806

James Dundas is promoted to Commander and was given command of HMS Rosamond

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John Richardson the Navy

1807

John Richardson completes his medical training and joins the Royal Navy as a surgeon

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Hugh Gough Marries

Jun 1807

Hugh Gough marries Frances Maria Stephens

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James Dundas is Promoted to Captain

Oct 13, 1807

James Dundas is promoted to Captain and took command of HMS Cambrian

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Napier is Promoted to Commander

Nov 30, 1807

Charles Napier is promoted to Commander

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George Back joins the Navy

1808

George Back joins the Royal Navy as a Volunteer on the frigate HMS Arethusa

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Charles Babbage Moves to Teignmouth

1808

Charles Babbage's family move to Teignmouth

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Brunel Moves to London

1808

Isambard Kingdom Brunel's family moves to London

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James Hosken joins the Navy

Feb 23, 1808

James Hosken joins the Royal Navy

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