Admiral Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport of Cricket St. Thomas1

M, #152051, b. 2 December 1726, d. 3 May 1814
Last Edited=4 Jun 2012
Captain Alexander Hood
by Joshua Reynolds, 1763 2
     Admiral Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport of Cricket St. Thomas was born on 2 December 1726.1 He was the son of Reverend Samuel Hood and Mary Hoskins.1 He married, firstly, Mary West, daughter of Reverend Richard West and Mary Temple, on 21 August 1758.3,4 He married, secondly, Mary Sophia Bray, daughter of Thomas Bray and Elizabeth Sadleir, on 26 June 1788.5 He died on 3 May 1814 at age 87 at Bath, Somerset, England, without issue.5
     He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1746 in the service of the Royal Navy.1 He gained the rank of Commander in 1756.1 He gained the rank of Post Captain in 1756.1 In 1757 he captured two French ships of war in Hyères Bay.3 He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral in 1780.1 In 1781 he recaptured the English man-of-war, The Warwick.3 He fought in the relief of Gibraltar in 1782, where he distinguished himself under Lord Howe.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Bridgwater between 1784 and 1790.3 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1787.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) on 7 May 1788.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Buckingham between 1790 and 1796.3 He held the office of Rear-Admiral of Great Britain between 1790 and 1796.1 He gained the rank of Admiral of the Blue in 1794.1 He fought in the The Glorious First on 1 June 1794, as second in command on The Royal George.3 He was created 1st Baron Bridport [Ireland] on 14 November 1794, with a special remainder to heirs of Samuel Hood, his great-nephew.3 He gained the rank of Admiral of the White in 1795.1 He fought in the battle off Port L'Orient on 23 June 1795, where he gained a partial victory over a French fleet of 12 ships of the line, even though he had superior numbers.3 He held the office of Vice-Admiral of Great Britain in 1796.1 In 1796 he dispersed a French Fleet which had landed troops in Wales.6 He was created 1st Baron Bridport of Cricket St. Thomas, co. Somerset [Great Britain] on 13 June 1796.3 In 1797 he helped to quell the Mutiny at the Nore.6 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Channel Fleet between 1797 and 1800.3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-General in 1799.3 He gained the rank of General in 1800 in the service of the Marines.3 He was created 1st Viscount Bridport of Cricket St. Thomas [Great Britain] on 16 June 1800.3 He held the office of Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom between 1801 and 1814.3 He gained the rank of Admiral of the Red in 1805.3
     On his death, his British titles became extinct.5

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 316. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 317.
  4. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 112. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 318.
  6. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 501. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Amelia Anne Bateman1

F, #152052, b. 1798, d. 31 January 1883
Last Edited=13 Jun 2012
     Amelia Anne Bateman was born in 1798 at Ham, Derbyshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Sir Hugh Bateman, 1st Bt. and Temperance Gisborne.1 She married Sir Alexander Hood, 2nd Bt., son of Captain Alexander Hood and Elizabeth Periam, on 3 August 1815.1 She died on 31 January 1883.1
      From 3 August 1815, her married name became Hood.1

Children of Amelia Anne Bateman and Sir Alexander Hood, 2nd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S34] BP1970 page 2345. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."

Mary Hoskins1

F, #152053, d. 10 October 1766
Last Edited=4 Jun 2012
     Mary Hoskins was the daughter of Richard Hoskins.1 She married Reverend Samuel Hood, son of Alexander Hood and Elizabeth Beach.2 She died on 10 October 1766.2
      Her married name became Hood. She was also known as Mary Hoskyns.2

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 316. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1955. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S34] BP1970 page 2344. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S34]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Richard Hoskins1

M, #152054
Last Edited=8 Oct 2011
     Richard Hoskins lived at Beaminster, Dorset, England.1 He was also known as Richard Hoskyns.2

Child of Richard Hoskins

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 316. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1955. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Admiral Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley1

M, #152055, b. 12 December 1724, d. 27 January 1816
Last Edited=11 Dec 2013
Admiral Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley 2
     Admiral Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley was born on 12 December 1724.3 He was the son of Reverend Samuel Hood and Mary Hoskins.1 He married Susannah Linzee, Baroness Hood of Catherington, daughter of Edward Linzee, on 25 August 1749.3 He died on 27 January 1816 at age 91.3
     He was commissioned in 1740, in the service of the Royal Navy.3 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1746.3 He gained the rank of Commander in 1754.3 He gained the rank of Post Captain in 1756.3 In 1759 he took the French frigate Bellona, 32, while blockading the coast of France.3 He was Navy Commissioner of Portsmouth between 1778 and 1780.3 He was created 1st Baronet Hood, of Catherington, co. Southampton [Great Britain] on 19 May 1778.3 He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral of the Blue in 1780.3 He fought in the Rodney's victory over the French off Dominica on 12 August 1782.3 He was created 1st Baron Hood of Catherington [Ireland] on 2 September 1782.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Westminster between 1784 and 1788.3 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Portsmouth between 1786 and 1789.3 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1787.3 He held the office of a Lord of the Admiralty between 1788 and 1795.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Reigate between 1789 and 1790.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Westminster between 1790 and 1796.3 He held the office of Commander-in-Chief between 1791 and 1793, Portsmouth.3 He was Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean between 1793 and 1794.3 He gained the rank of Admiral of the Blue in 1794.3 He gained the rank of Admiral of the White in 1795.3 He was created 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley, co. Warwick [Great Britain] on 1 June 1796.3 He gained the rank of Admiral of the Red in 1805.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath (G.C.B.) in 1815.3

Child of Admiral Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood of Whitley and Susannah Linzee, Baroness Hood of Catherington

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 316. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S4567] Bill Norton, "re: Pitman Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 6 April 2010 and 19 April 2011. Hereinafter cited as "re: Pitman Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1955. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Miles Edmund Farrer Bridges1

M, #152056, b. 1 July 1992
Last Edited=27 Jul 2005
     Miles Edmund Farrer Bridges was born on 1 July 1992.1 He is the son of Hon. Mark Thomas Bridges and Angela Margaret Collinson.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 499. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Venetia Rachel Lucy Bridges1

F, #152057, b. 21 February 1982
Last Edited=27 Jul 2005
     Venetia Rachel Lucy Bridges was born on 21 February 1982.1 She is the daughter of Hon. Mark Thomas Bridges and Angela Margaret Collinson.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 499. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Camilla Frances Iona Bridges1

F, #152058, b. 22 June 1985
Last Edited=27 Jul 2005
     Camilla Frances Iona Bridges was born on 22 June 1985.1 She is the daughter of Hon. Mark Thomas Bridges and Angela Margaret Collinson.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 499. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Drusilla Katharine Anne Bridges1

F, #152059, b. 12 July 1988
Last Edited=27 Jul 2005
     Drusilla Katharine Anne Bridges was born on 12 July 1988.1 She is the daughter of Hon. Mark Thomas Bridges and Angela Margaret Collinson.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 499. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Hon. Nicholas Edward Bridges1

M, #152060, b. 29 March 1956
Last Edited=5 Feb 2011
     Hon. Nicholas Edward Bridges was born on 29 March 1956.1 He is the son of Thomas Edward Bridges, 2nd Baron Bridges and Rachel Mary Bunbury.1 He married Susan Guggenheim, daughter of Peter Guggenheim and Rae (?), in 1985.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.1 He graduated from University of Bath, Bath, Somerset, England, in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).1 He graduated from University of Bath, Bath, Somerset, England, in 1981 with a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.).1 He was registered as a Associate, Royal Institute of British Architects (A.R.I.B.A.).1 He was a partner of Blee Ettwein Bridges.1 He lived in 2003 at 6 Oak Hill Park Mews, London, England.1

Children of Hon. Nicholas Edward Bridges and Susan Guggenheim

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 499. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]