O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'

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The following is the entry for Frederick Arthur Egerton in William O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'.

EGERTON. (Lieutenant, 1841.)

Frederick Arthur Egerton, born 30 April, 1816, is sixth son of the late Rev. Sir Philip Egerton, Bart., of Oulton Park, Cheshire, by Rebecca, daughter of the late Josias Dupre, Esq., of Wilton Park, Bucks; and great-grandson, maternally, of the first Earl of Caledon. He is brother of the present Sir Philip de Malpas Grey Egerton, Bart., – of Chas. Dupre Egerton, Esq., a Captain in the Army – of John Eras. Egerton, Esq., Capt. E.I.Co.’s Horse Artillery – and of Caledon Rich. Egerton, Esq., Capt. 89th Regt. This officer entered the Navy (from the Royal Naval College) 23 Dec. 1830; passed his examination 22 May, 1835; and served for some time, as Mate, in the Espoir 10, Lieut.-Commander John Thos. Paulson, on the Lisbon station. He obtained his commission 23 Nov. 1841; and, since 3 May, 1842, has been employed, off the coast of South America, in the Satellite 18, Capts. Robt. Fitzgerald Gambier and Robt. Hibbert Bartholomew Rowley. Agent – Joseph Woodhead.

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