Bickerton, Richard Hussey, Sir, 1759-1832, 2nd Baronet, naval officer

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1771-1774 served on the Marlborough; 1774-1776 served on the Medway; 1776-1777 served on the Enterprise, later the Invincible; 1777 lieutenant, the Prince George; c 1777 served on the Jupiter; 1778 first lieutenant, the Jupiter; 1779-1781 command of the Swallow; 1781 post rank, command of the Gibraltar; 1783 command of the Brune; 1787 command of the Sibylle; 1792 baronetcy; 1793 command of the Ruby; 1794-1798 command of the Ramillies; 1798 command of the Terrible; 1799 rear-admiral; 1800 command of the blockade of Cadiz; 1801 command of the Kent and created knight of the Crescent; 1802-1803 commander-in-chief in the Mediterranean; 1803-1805 second in command in the Mediterranean and served in the blockade of Toulon; 1805 commander-in-chief in the Mediterranean and vice-admiral; ? 1805-1812 Admiralty board; 1808-1812 Member of Parliament for Poole; 1810 admiral; 1812-1814 commander-in-chief at Portsmouth; 1815 KCB; 1818 lieutenant-general of marines; 1830 general of marines.

Epithet: naval officer

Title: 2nd Baronet

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referencedIn Vol. XVIII. (XVII. ff. 434). 1 Jan.-10 Aug. 1803.includes:f. 1 John Leard: Instructions to, from the Navy Commissioners: 1802, 1803. f. 3, 8 John Tyson: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1799-1805. f.5 William Marsh: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1799-1805. f. 10... British Library
referencedIn AUTOGRAPH letters and signatures of Royal and illustrious persons, chiefly of England and France, of the l9th century. Amongst them is the signature of H.M. Queen Victoria when Princess, dated in the year 1823. The collection is stated to have been f..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXI. (XX. ff. 363). 1 Jan.-10 Mar. 1804.includes:f. 2 Captain John Whitby, RN: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1803-1805. f. 3 Alexander Comelate, of Ancona: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1804. f. 7 Captain Samuel Sutton, RN: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1801-18... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXIV. 1803.Sir Evan Nepean, 1st Baronet: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1797-1804.includes:ff. 1-9 Admiral Sir Richard Bickerton, Baronet: Letters to, from the Admiralty: 1803. f. 10, 18, 35, 41, 49, 60, 61, 66. 69, 113 (copy), 143, 149 Admiral Sir T..., 1803 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXVIII. (XXVII. ff. 310). 1 Mar.-15 June, 1805.includes:ff. 1, 3, 11, 13 William Albany Otway, Transport Commissioner: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1799-1805. ff. 7, 105, 154 Rear-Admiral Sir Robert Stopford, GCMG: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1805. ff.... British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS original letters, etc. British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS original letters, etc.:-A. George III. to [Richard Hurd,] Bishop of Worcester, on a pamphlet [Thoughts on the intended invasion, 1803] by [Richard Watson,l Bishop of Llandaff, and on the threatened invasion of England by Napoleon Bonap..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. XI. (IX. ff. 372). 1800-1806.In the last volume are included:-(1) Correspondence and papers relating to Greenwich Hospital, 1766-1799, during which period Lord Bridport was Treasurer. f. 201;-(2) Twelve commissions to Lord Bidport, appointing hi..., 1800-1806 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXII. (XXI. ff. 359). 12 Mar.-10 May, 1804.includes:ff. 1, 93, 103, 271, 294 Captain Lewis Shepheard, RN: Letters to ford Nelson: 1804. ff. 4, 282 Lieutenant Thomas Clarke, RM: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1804. f. 5 Captain Daniel Danvers: Letters... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XX. (XIX. ff. 387). 11 Oct.-31 Dec. 1803.includes:f. 1 Walter B-T-Harris: Letter to Lord Nelson: 1803. f. 2 Captain Henry Whitmarsh Pearse, RN: Letter to Sir R. J. Strachan: 1803. f. 4 Lieutenant Magnon: Letter to Lord Nelson: 1803.: Fr. f.... British Library
referencedIn Vol. VII. (ff. 336). Logs of the Kent, Rear-Adm. Sir Richard Bickerton, 11 July, 1803-8 Feb. 1804. f 1;-Leviathan, Henry William Bayntun, 9 Apr.-15 Dec. 1804. f 35;-Maidstone, Richard Hussey Moubray, commander, 11 June-l6 Aug. 1804. f. 61;-Martin, R..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn LETTERS of [Admiral Sir] W[illiam] Sidney Smith; 1795-1840 The majority of the letters are addressed to Admiral Sir Richard Bickerton, being most frequent during the Egyptian campaign of 1801. Others to whom letters are addressed are [Mary] Smith, th..., 1795-1840 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XLVII. (ff. 238). Apr. 1808-Jan. 1810.William Windham, Secretary of State, etc: General political correspondence: 1782-1810.includes:ff. 1, 3,14, 24, 90 Captain Robert? Murray: Letters to W. Windham,: 1808.f. 5 b Cornellus Reily: Letter to ... British Library
referencedIn THOMAS GRENVILLE PAPERS. Vol. X. Correspondence of Thomas Grenville, M.P. (1755-1846), supplementing that in Add. MSS. 41851-41859, for which see above, p. 150; 9 Feb. 1793-24 June 1834. Arranged as follows:-(1) Letters from [George Nugent-Temple-G..., 1793-1834 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XIX. (XVIII. ff. 381). 11 Aug.-10 Oct. 1803.includes:ff. 1, 4, 330 Captain Robert Corbet, RN: Letters to Lord Nelson: 1803-1805. ff. 2, 3 Republic of Genoa: Documents by Commissaries of the Ligurian Republic: 1803.: Sealed. ff. 2, 3 Domenico C... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXIX. (XXVIII. ff. 337). 17 June-31 Aug. 1805.includes:f. 1 Samuel Gambier: Letters, as Navy Commissioner, to Lord Nelson: 1803-1805. f. 1 Henry Duncan: Letters, as Navy Commissioner, etc., to Lord Nelson: 1803-1805. f. 1 Sir Francis John Hart... British Library
creatorOf British Records Association Collection. Vol. XII (ff. 196). Alphabetically arranged. 1. ff. 1-53. Army and Navy officers; 1765-1853. 2. ff. 54-147. Clergy; 1769-1874. 3. ff. 148-196. French littérateurs, etc.; 1746-1874, n.d. French.Education: Notes ..., 1746-1874 British Library
referencedIn Vol. X. (ff. 273). Logs of the Renown, John Chambers White, commander, 4 Aug. 1803-25 July, 1804. f. 1. Included (f. 15 b) is the log of the Kent, to which Capt. J. C. White was transferred, 25 July-16 Aug. 1804;-Renown, Pultney Malcolm, commander, 2..., 19th century British Library
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Birth 1759

Death 1832

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