Papers of the Woodriff family., 1778-1951. 1778-1951.
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Epithet: Lieutenant; RN; Captain 1802 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000439.0x0002d7 ...
Capt. Daniel Woodriff, R.N., went to sea in 1762, and in 1804 visited Port Jackson, receiving from Gov. King a grant of land called Rodley Farm, at Penrith N.S.W. (see "Capt. Daniel Woodriff, C.B., R.N." by D.C. Tilghman in The Victorian Historical Magazine, Vol. XXXII, no. 3, Feb. 1962, p. 143-59). Capt. Woodriff's son, Daniel James, took part in the battle of Trafalgar and his son, Daniel James the younger, came to N.S.W. to settle on the Penrith family property, passed to his sons, including ...
Richard Howe, Earl Howe, was born in London, England, on March 19, 1726, the son of Emanuel Scrope Howe (1699-1735) and Mary Sophia Charlotte von Kielmansegg (1703-1782). Around 1735, he joined the crew of the merchant ship Thames, and in July 1739 he joined the 40-gun Royal Navy ship Pearl . Howe then served on several ships in the Caribbean and off the South American coast. After being promoted to lieutenant in 1744 and post captain in 1746, he continued his military service in th...
Built on the Hugli 1794, 760 tons. Voyages: (1) From Bengal 1799. Capt John Hassey. Calcutta 18 May 1797 - left Bengal 20 Jul - 29 Aug Madras - 17 Sep Penang - 11 Dec Madras - 29 Jan 1798 Calcutta - 8 Dec Kedgeree - left Bengal 20 Jan 1799 - 2 Apr St Helena - Downs. British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : CorporateBody : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000081.0x000346 ...