William Cornwallis Aldham R.N.
William Cornwallis Aldham R.N.

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William Cornwallis Aldham R.N.Explanation
Son of George Aldham (1768-1833)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
21 September 1809 Born
16 June 1846 Married Elizabeth Catharine (1820-1898), daughter of John Pearson (1791-1831) at Newland, Worcestershire
22 September 1858 C.B.( Companion of the Bath)
27 February 1878 Died (Siout, Egypt)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
4 April 1822Entered Navy
7 October 1828Mate
10 July 1832Lieutenant
5 April 1844Commander
9 May 1853Captain
17 March 1869Retired Rear-Admiral
30 July 1875Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
20 August 1834 Lieutenant in Canopus, commanded by Josceline Perry, Mediterranean
28 February 1836 Lieutenant in Scylla, commanded by Joseph Denman, Lisbon
12 July 183821 February 1842Lieutenant in Jaseur, commanded by Commander Frederick Moore Boultbee then Commander William Alexander Willis, Mediterranean
7 March 18424 March 1843Lieutenant in Winchester, commanded by Captain Charles Eden, flagship of Rear-Admiral Josceline Percy, Cape of Good Hope
5 March 184314 April 1843Additional lieutenant in Waterwitch, commanded by Lieutenant Henry James Matson, to join Bittern
5 April 1844 Commander (2ic) in Winchester, flagship, Cape of Good Hope
10 June 1847 Commander (2ic) in Vengeance, commanded by Stephen Lushington, Mediterranean
25 June 1849 Commander in Swift, Pacific
26 August 1857 Captain in Valorous, North America and West Indies

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