Powlett, Admiral Harry 6th Duke of Bolton

Male 1720 - 1794  (74 years)


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  • Name Powlett, Harry 
    Prefix Admiral 
    Suffix 6th Duke of Bolton 
    Born 6 Nov 1720 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Dec 1794  Hackwood Hampshire England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21561  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 

    Father Powlett, Harry 4th Duke of Bolton,   b. 24 Jul 1691,   d. 9 Oct 1759  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Parry, Catherine,   d. 25 Apr 1744 
    Family ID F14404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lowther, Katherine,   b. 1736,   d. 21 Mar 1809  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1765  St. George’s Church St. George Street Hanover Sq London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Powlett, Lady Catherine Margaret,   b. 1766,   d. 17 Jun 1807, Cleveland House St. James’s Square Westminster London England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F11202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nunn, Mary,   d. 31 May 1764, Bath Somerset England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 May 1752  St. George’s Chapel Mayfair London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Powlett, Lady Mary Henrietta,   d. 30 Mar 1779
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2016 10:52:12 
    Family ID F14406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Harry Powlett
    Harry Powlett

  • Notes 
    • Admiral Harry Powlett 6th Duke of Bolton was educated from 1728 to 1729 at Winchester College Winchester Hampshire England.
      He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1739 in the service of the Royal Navy.
      He gained the rank of Captain in 1743.3 He fought in the Siege of Carthagena in 1743.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Christchurch between 1751 and 1754.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Lymington between 1755 and 1761.
      He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral in 1756.3 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1759.
      He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Whig) for Winchester between 1761 and 1765.
      He succeeded to the title of 11th Marquess of Winchester on 5 July 1765. He succeeded to the title of 6th Duke of Bolton [E. 1689] on 5 July 1765.
      He held the office of Governor of the Isle of Wight between 1766 and 1770.
      He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 10 December 1766.
      He held the office of Vice-Admiral of Hampshire and Dorset in 1767.
      He gained the rank of Admiral of the Blue in 1770.
      He gained the rank of Admiral of the White in 1775.
      He held the office of Governor of the Isle of Wight between 1782 and 1791.
      He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire between 1782 and 1794.


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