George Nathaniel Broke Middleton (George Nathaniel Broke) R.N.
George Nathaniel Broke Middleton (George Nathaniel Broke) R.N.

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George Nathaniel Broke Middleton (George Nathaniel Broke) R.N.Explanation
Younger son of Rear-Admiral Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, Bart. (1776-1841), captor of USS ChesapeakeExternal link
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
26 April 1812 Born (Stoke Damerel, Plymouth, Devon, England)
27 August 1853 Married Albinia Maria (1821-1905), daughter of Thomas Evans, at Ghent, Belgium, after she had been divorced by her husband, Major Robert Frederick Brownlow Rushbrooke, on the grounds of her adultry with George Nathaniel Broke
25 February 1855 Succeeeded as 3rd Baronet Broke of Broke Hall, Suffolk on the death of his brother, Philip Broke (1804-1855), 2nd Baronet
1860 Assumed name of Middleton after inheriting the estate of his cousin Sir William Fowle Middleton (1784-1860), 2nd Baronet Middleton of Crowfield
14 January 1887 Died (Shrubland Park, Suffolk, England)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
16 August 1825Entered Navy
29 June 1833Lieutenant
4 November 1840Commander
18 December 1845Captain
3 December 1863Retired Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Vice-Admiral
22 January 1877Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
8 December 183329 April 1836Lieutenant in Belvidera, commanded by Captain Charles Borough Strong, North America and West Indies
30 April 183628 July 1837Lieutenant in Cruizer, commanded by Commander William Alexander Willis (uncertain), North America and West Indies
21 October 18375 January 1841Lieutenant in Wasp, commanded by Commander Dudley Worsley Anthony Pelham then Commander George Pelham, Mediterranean
28 November 184225 May 1846Commander in Thunderbolt, Cape of Good Hope
3 April 18545 June 1855Captain in Gladiator, Mediterranean, and (1855) the Black Sea during the Russian War
28 June 18589 April 1859Captain in Centurion, Mediterranean
10 April 185929 April 1859Captain in Hero (from commissioning at Sheerness), Sheerness (until invalided)

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