Hon. Henry John Rous R.N.
Hon. Henry John Rous R.N.


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Hon. Henry John Rous R.N.Explanation
Son of John Rous (1750-1827), 1st Earl of Stradbroke, MP
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
23 January 1795 Born (London)
2 January 1836 Married Sophia (c1798-1871), daughter of James Ramsay Cuthbert (1776-1821)
1 July 184118 February 1846M.P. (Conservative) for Westminster
10 June 1877 Died (London)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
 
DateRank
18 May 1814Lieutenant
26 November 1817Commander
25 April 1823Captain
17 December 1852Rear-Admiral
5 January 1858Vice-Admiral
25 June 1863Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
14 August 181411 February 1816Lieutenant in Maeander, commanded by Captain John Bastard, Lisbon and the Mediterranean
1 February 18153 August 1817Lieutenant in Conqueror, flagship of Rear-Admiral Robert Plampin, St Helena
4 August 181725 January 1818Acting commander in Podargus, St Helena
26 January 181816 September 1818Commander in Musquito
17 September 181829 July 1819Commander in Podargus, St Helena
25 December 182114 March 1822Commander in Sappho (1806, brig-sloop)
15 March 182219 September 1823Commander in Hind
30 July 182525 August 1829Captain in Rainbow (1823, sixth rate), East Indies and Australia
17 November 18345 November 1835Captain in Pique, coast of Canada
15 July 18369 August 1837Captain in Pique, Lisbon station
17 February 184612 July 1846Commissioner of the Admiralty (Fourth Naval Lord) in Sie Robert Peel's second ministry


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