Mark Milbanke

Mark?Milbanke 1724-1805. Baptised on 12 April 1724, he was the third of six sons of Sir Ralph Milbanke, 4th baronet of Halnaby in Yorkshire, and of his second wife, Ann Delaval.In February 1737 Milbanke entered the Royal Naval Academy at Portsmouth, and leaving three...

John Moutray

John Moutray 1723-1785. He originated from Roscobie in Fifeshire, being the younger son of James Moutray, the 5th Laird of Roscobie, and of his wife, Emelia Malcolm of Innerteel. Having been commissioned lieutenant of the Orford 70, Captain Perry Mayne, in the West...

Sir Samuel Marshall

Sir Samuel Marshall 1741-95. He was baptised on 7 March 1741 at Aleverstoke, Hampshire, the son of Captain Sir Samuel Marshall and of his wife Edith Pratt. Marshall joined the service in 1753 as a captain s servant to his father aboard the Portsmouth guardship Tyger...

Lord Robert Manners

Lord Robert Manners 1758-82. He was born on 6 February 1758, the second son of Lieutenant-General John Manners, the Marquis of Granby, and grandson of John, 3rd Duke of Rutland. His mother was Lady Frances Seymour. He was the first cousin of Captain Hon William...

Sir George Montagu

Sir George Montagu 1750-1829. He was born on 12 December 1750, the second son of Admiral John Montagu, and of his wife, Sophia Wroughton. He was the brother of Captain James Montagu, who was killed at the Battle of the Glorious First of June in 1794, and of...

John Montagu

John Montagu 1719-95. He was the fourth born son of ten children to James Montagu of Lackham, Wiltshire, by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Sir John Eyles of Southbroom, Bishop’s Canning, Wiltshire. His father was a cousin of the Earl of Sandwich, and Montagu was the...

Hon. Frederick Lewis Maitland

Hon. Frederick Lewis Maitland 1730-1786. He was born on 19 January 1730 in Edinburgh, the sixth son of Charles Maitland the 1st Earl of Lauderdale, and of his wife, Lady Elizabeth Ogilvie. His younger brother was Colonel Hon. John Maitland, who died shortly after...

Charles Middleton Lord Barham

Charles Middleton 1st Lord Barham 1726-1813. He was born on 14 October 1726 at Leith, the second son of Robert Middleton, a customs collector in Linlithgowshire, and of Helen, daughter of Captain Charles Dundas and a cousin of the future Lord Melville. He became the...

James Montagu

James Montagu 1752-94. He was born on 12 August 1752, the third son of Admiral John Montagu and his wife, Sophia Wroughton. He was the brother of Admiral Sir George Montagu, and of Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Montagu 1755-99, who was killed in the Army at Seringapatam....

Christopher Mason

Christopher Mason 1734-1802. He was the son of Christopher Mason of Greenwich and his wife Anne Buckle He was commissioned lieutenant on 21 November 1762, joining the Somerset 70, Captain John Clark, at the end of the year and after this vessel returned home was...

Anthony James Pye Molloy

Anthony James Pye Molloy @1754-1814. He was of Irish extraction and the nephew by marriage of Admiral Sir Thomas Pye. Of his early service little is known, but Molloy was commissioned lieutenant on 3 August 1768 and first came to attention when as second lieutenant of...

John Morris

John Morris c1725-76. He was the father of Vice-Admiral Sir James Nicoll Morris. Morris was commissioned lieutenant on 10 July 1755 and promoted commander on 7 January 1771 of the sloop Lynx at Chatham, removing shortly afterwards to the sloop Otter 14. He was...