John Lort Stokes R.N.
John Lort Stokes R.N.

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John Lort Stokes R.N.Explanation
Second son of Henry Stokes of Scotchwell, Haverfordwest, Pembroke, Wales
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1812 Born
January 1841 Married, at Port Philip, Melbourne, Australia, Fanny Jane (1820-1848) , daughter of Major Marlay
1846 Wrote 'Discoveries in Australia, with an Account of the Coasts and Rivers Explored and Surveyed During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, in the Years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43. Also a Narrative of Captain Owen Stanley's Visits to the Islands in the Arafura Sea'.
2 January 1856 Married Louisa French Partridge (1820-1899, widow of Henry John Garratt) at St Marylebone, Middlesex, England
11 June 1885 Died (Scotchwell, Haverfordwest, Pembroke, Wales)
20 September 1824Entered Navy
10 January 1837Lieutenant
16 August 1841Commander
4 July 1846Captain
9 February 1864Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
14 July 1871Retired Vice-Admiral
1 August 1877Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
October 1825November 1828Midshipman in Beagle, commanded by Pringle Stokes, coast of South America
November 18281830Midshipman in Beagle, commanded by Robert Fitzroy, coast of South America
4 July 183117 November 1836Midshipman in Beagle, commanded by Robert Fitzroy, coast of South America (with Charles Darwin on board)
25 February 183716 August 1841Lieutenant in Beagle, commanded by John Clements Wickham, discovery voyage to Australia
16 August 184114 October 1843Commander in Beagle, discovery voyage to Australia
14 October 184715 August 1851Captain in Acheron, East Indies
4 September 1860 Captain in Rose, surveying service, Plymouth, tender to Impregnable
1 January 1862 Captain in Rose, surveying service, Plymouth, tender to Royal Adelaide

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