Charles Talbot R.N.
Charles Talbot R.N.

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Charles Talbot R.N.Explanation
Second son of the Very Rev. Charles Talbot (1769-1823), D.D., Dean of Salisbury
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1 November 1801 Born (St. Giles, Dorsetshire)
11 December 1838 Married, the Hon. Charlotte Georgiana (1809-1883), daughter of Gen. the Hon. Sir William Ponsonby, K.C.B. (1772-1816), and widow of Col. John Horace Thomas Stapleton (1793-1836)
10 November 1862 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
8 August 1876 Died (Biggleswade, Bedfordshire)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
19 August 1815Entered Royal Naval College
7 January 1823Lieutenant
13 April 1827Commander
25 November 1830Captain
28 December 1855Rear-Admiral
22 November 1862Vice-Admiral
2 April 1866Admiral
1 November 1871Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
30 June 182927 November 1830Commander in Algerine (from commissioning), South America
28 November 183026 March 1833Captain in Warspite, flagship of Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Baker, South America (where he rescued the Brazilian Emperor, Pedro I, during the insurrection in Rio de Janeiro on 6 April 1831 which forced his abdication)
2 November 184315 July 1847Captain in Vestal, East Indies
2 July 185229 May 1854Captain in Maeander, Cape of Good Hope
30 May 185415 February 1856Captain in Algiers, troop transport to the Baltic, and Black Sea during the Russian War
9 December 185812 December 1861Commander-in-chief, Queenstown. Flag in Nile, then (1 Occtober 1859) Amphion, then (15 March 1860) Sans Pareil then (14 June 1861) Hawke
1 March 18646 April 1866Commander-in-chief, the Nore. Flag in Formidable

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