Matthew Connolly R.N.
Matthew Connolly R.N.

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Matthew Connolly R.N.Explanation
Third son and fifth child of General William Hallett Connolly (1780-1861)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
20 December 1816 Born (Leeds, Yorkshire)
7 September 1865 Married secondly Harriet (1845-1931), daughter of Charles Kemble, Rector of Bath
9 March 1901 Died (Bath, Somerset)
7 December 1832Entered Navy
28 January 1842Lieutenant
3 May 1853Commander
5 February 1858Captain
21 December 1871Retired Captain
11 December 1875Retired Rear-Admiral
20 January 1880Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
13 March 184227 June 1842Lieutenant in Calcutta, commanded by Captain Samuel Roberts, Mediterranean
28 June 184227 November 1843Lieutenant in Magicienne, commanded by Captain Richard Laird Warren, Mediterranean
2 February 184425 May 1847Lieutenant in Driver, commanded by Commander Courtenay Osburn Hayes, East Indies
28 September 18478 October 1847Lieutenant in Howe, commanded by Captain James Stirling, particular service
9 October 184723 May 1848Lieutenant in Bellerophon, commanded by Captain Robert Lambert Baynes, troopship
24 May 184827 September 1849Lieutenant in Terrible, commanded by Captain William Ramsay, Mediterranean
5 December 184925 January 1853Lieutenant in Phaeton, commanded by Captain George Augustus Elliot, particular service
6 August 18538 November 1854Commander (2ic) in President, commanded by Richard Burridge, flagship of David Price, Pacific
9 November 185419 March 1855Acting captain in Amphitrite, Pacific
28 December 1854 Commander (2ic) in Monarch, commanded by George Edward Patey, flagship of Rear-Admiral Henry William Bruce, Pacific
20 November 18557 June 1858Commander (2ic) in Monarch, commanded by Henry Lyster, Devonport
29 April 18599 April 1860Captain in Hannibal, flagship of George Rodney Mundy, Mediterranean
18 September 186226 February 1864Captain in Sutlej (from commissioning at Portsmouth), flagship of John Kingcome, Pacific
9 June 186511 December 1865Additional captain in Fisgard, Woolwich, for service in Pallas
12 December 18654 March 1866Additional captain in Cumberland, commanded by Captain George Granville Randolph, flagship of John Kingcome, Sheerness, for service in Pallas
5 March 18663 October 1867Captain in Pallas, particular service
11 January 187027 December 1871Captain in Penelope, Coast Guard and Drill Ship of Naval Reserve, Harwich

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