Captain Thomas Christian1

M, #155421, b. 1716, d. 1752
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Captain Thomas Christian was born in 1716 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of Captain Hugh Christian and Letitia Awsiter Brucer.1 He married Anne Hughes, daughter of Owen Hughes.2 He died in 1752 at Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, England.1
     He was owner of a privateer.1 He took out Letters of Marque, and captured several Spanish galleons.1

Child of Captain Thomas Christian and Anne Hughes

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Anne Hughes1

F, #155422, d. 1776
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Anne Hughes was born at Wales.1 She was the daughter of Owen Hughes.1 She married Captain Thomas Christian, son of Captain Hugh Christian and Letitia Awsiter Brucer.2 She died in 1776 at Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, England.1
      A member of Lord Dinorben's family in North Wales.1 Her married name became Christian.2

Child of Anne Hughes and Captain Thomas Christian

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Owen Hughes1

M, #155423
Last Edited=17 Aug 2005

Child of Owen Hughes

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

Admiral Sir Hugh Cloberry Christian1

M, #155424, b. 1747, d. November 1798
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Admiral Sir Hugh Cloberry Christian was born in 1747 at Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, England.1 He was the son of Captain Thomas Christian and Anne Hughes.1 He married Anne Leigh, daughter of Barnabas Leigh, in 1775.2 He died in November 1798 at Cape of Good Hope, Cape Province, South Africa.1 He was buried in 1799 at Cowes, Isle of Wight, England.1
     He gained the rank of officer in 1761 in the service of the Royal Navy, serving in the Mediterranean for the next ten years.1 He gained the rank of Captain on 8 December 1778.1 He was Equerry to HRH The Duke of Clarence.2 He fought in the Battle of Martinique in 1780.2 He fought in the Battle of St. Kitts and Dominica in 1782.2 He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral in 1795.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the forces in the West Indies in 1796.1 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) on 17 February 1796.2 In 1798 he had a peerage conferred on him, for which he chose the title of Lord Ronaldsway, in honour of his illustrious forebear William "Illiam Dhone" Christian. However, he died before the patent reached him. He also received the thanks of Parliament, and had a Sword of Honour voted him, which was sent to his wife.1 He was Commander-in-Chief of the forces at the Cape of Good Hope in 1798.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     

Children of Admiral Sir Hugh Cloberry Christian and Anne Leigh

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]
  3. [S77] Leslie Stephen, editor, Dictionary of National Biography (London, U.K.: Smith, Elder & Company, 1908), Christian, Hugh Cloberry. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Anne Leigh1

F, #155425, b. 1752, d. 23 January 1799
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Anne Leigh was born in 1752 at Thorleigh, Isle of Wight, England.1 She was the daughter of Barnabas Leigh.1 She married Admiral Sir Hugh Cloberry Christian, son of Captain Thomas Christian and Anne Hughes, in 1775.2 She died on 23 January 1799 at West Hill, Cowes, Isle of Wight, England.1 She was buried in 1799 at Cowes, Isle of Wight, England.1
      From 1775, her married name became Christian.2

Children of Anne Leigh and Admiral Sir Hugh Cloberry Christian

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]


Barnabas Leigh1

M, #155426
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Barnabas Leigh lived at Boldner.2 He lived at Thorleigh, Isle of Wight, England.2

Child of Barnabas Leigh

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Rear-Admiral Hood Hanway Christian1

M, #155427, b. 23 July 1784, d. 31 August 1849
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Rear-Admiral Hood Hanway Christian was born on 23 July 1784 at Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, England.1 He was the son of Admiral Sir Hugh Cloberry Christian and Anne Leigh.1 He married Harriet Shute, daughter of Samuel Shute, on 29 February 1808 in a Bath Abbey, Somerset, England marriage.1,2 He died on 31 August 1849 at age 65 at Ryde, Isle of Wight, England.1
     He was commissioned circa 1792 with the rank of officer, in the service of the Royal Navy.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1800, for the gallant way he commanded a division of boats at the Siege of Genoa on 25 January.1 He gained the rank of Acting Captain in October 1804, for meritorious service in the Bay of Bengal.1 He gained the rank of Commander on 21 March 1805.1 He gained the rank of Captain on 30 January 1806.1 He gained the rank of Commodore in 1824.1 He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral on 28 June 1838.1

Children of Rear-Admiral Hood Hanway Christian and Harriet Shute

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Harriet Shute1

F, #155428, b. 1785, d. 1850
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Harriet Shute was born in 1785 at Fern Hill, Wootton, Isle of Wight, England.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Shute.1 She married Rear-Admiral Hood Hanway Christian, son of Admiral Sir Hugh Cloberry Christian and Anne Leigh, on 29 February 1808 in a Bath Abbey, Somerset, England marriage.1,2 She died in 1850 at La Valetta, Malta.1 She was buried in 1850 at La Valetta, Malta.1
      From 29 February 1808, her married name became Christian.1,2

Children of Harriet Shute and Rear-Admiral Hood Hanway Christian

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Samuel Shute1

M, #155429
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Samuel Shute lived at Fern Hill, Wootton, Isle of Wight, England.2

Child of Samuel Shute

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]

Hugh Holmes Christian1

M, #155430, b. 1813, d. 1834
Last Edited=5 Nov 2007
     Hugh Holmes Christian was born in 1813.1 He was the son of Rear-Admiral Hood Hanway Christian and Harriet Shute.1 He died in 1834 at India, unmarried.1
     He gained the rank of cavalry officer in the service of the Indian Army.2

Citations

  1. [S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.
  2. [S35] BLG1965 volume 2, page 97. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S35]