Vice-Admiral Richard Bickerton

Vice-Admiral Richard Bickerton

Male 1727 - 1792  (64 years)    Has 2 ancestors and 3 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Richard Bickerton 
    Prefix Vice-Admiral 
    Relationshipwith Adam
    Born 23 Jun 1727 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Feb 1792 
    • His will (dated 9 August 1780) was proven (by probate) on 19 January 1793
    Person ID I696911  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2016 

    Father Lt. Henry Bickerton 
    Mother Mary Dowdal 
    Family ID F305627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Anne Hussey,   b. 11 May 1740,   d. 29 August 1811  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1758  St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Admiral Richard Hussey-Bickerton,   b. 11 Oct 1759, Southampton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1832, the Circus, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Jane Bickerton,   d. 1827
     3. Mary Bickerton
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F305626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    The Ascendancy of Gibraltar during the Age of Napoleon (1793-1815)
    The Ascendancy of Gibraltar during the Age of Napoleon (1793-1815)
    Becoming Nelson's Refuge and Wellington's Rock

  • Notes 
    • 1st Bt.
    • educated at Westminster School, Westminster, London
      Cadet in 1739 in the service of the Royal Navy
      Lieutenant in 1746
      Captain
      Knight on 24 June 1773 for steering the King's barge at a naval review off Plymouth
      1st Baronet Bickerton [Great Britain] on 29 May 1778
      fought in the second relief of Gibraltar in 1781
      Commander of the East Indies between 1782 and 1784
      Commander-in-Chief of the Leeward Islands between 1786 and 1787
      Rear-Admiral of the White in 1787.
      Vice-Admiral
      Port-Admiral of the Plymouth in 1792


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