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Chamberlain, Admiral William Charles

Male 1818 - 1878


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  • Title  Admiral 
    Born  21 Apr 1818  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  27 Feb 1878  Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I02221  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  14 Mar 2015 

    Father  Chamberlain, Henry,   c. 20 Sept 1773, St. Marylebone, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1829, Regents Park, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Morgan, Anne Eugenia,   b. 11 Sep 1785, Lisbon, Portugal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Ded 1867, Satory, Versailles, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  05 Jun 1813  St George, Bloomsbury, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F00680  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Hall, Eliza Jane,   c. 24 Feb 1826, St. Marylebone, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1856, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Jun 1845  Portsmith, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Chamberlain, Basil Hall,   b. 18 Oct 1850, "San Salvador", Southsea, Portsea, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1935, Geneva, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Chamberlain, Henry,   b. 1853, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Chamberlain, Houstan Stewart,   c. 09 Sept 1855, Southsea, Portsea, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1927, Bayreuth, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00843  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Holroyd, Sarah Morgan,   b. 1836, Calcutta, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 29 Dec 1921, Hampton Court Palace, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Oct 1872  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Chamberlain, Harriet Sarah,   b. 1875, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1939, Epsom, Surrey, England. dsp Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F00844  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Admiral William Charles Chamberlain of the Royal Navy.
      First ship, the Dublin under Captain John, Lord Towshend in 1831.

      Paper Year M Day Type Family name Forename
      Title " Freeman's Journal"

      FJ 1845 6 24 NPM CHAMBERLAIN William Charles Commander On the 19th inst, in Portsmouth, Commander William Charles CHAMBERLAIN, of the RN, son of Sir H CHAMBERLAIN Bart HM's Charge d'Affairs and Consul General at Rio de Janeiro to Eliza Jane eld daughter of the late Capt Basil HALL RN

      Listed on the 1861 census as Captain on the "Racoon", widower aged 42 years born Reio de Janerio(Bristish Subject)

      1871 census at Chatham, Kent
      William Charles Chamberlain Head Wid 52 years Captain Royal Navy born Rio de Janero
      Chamberlain Katherine Cookram sister unmarried 47 born Rio de Janerio. Listed with numerous servants.

      Dictionary of Naval Biography, 1849
      Chamberlain(Cmmander) 1844
      William Charles Chamberlain, born 21 April, 1818. is the eldest son of the late Sir Henry Chamberlain, Bart. HM. charge de affairs and Consul General at Ri de Janerio, by his secnd wife, Anne Eugene Morgan, daughter of Wm. Morgan, Esq of London, half brother of the present Sir Henry Chamberlain, Bart an officer in the Royal Artillery; and brohter in law of Capt. Honourable Charles Orlando Bridgeman, RN.

      William O'Byrne's "Naval Biographical Dictionary" (pub. 1849) confirms the
      marriage cited below. William Charles Chamberlain was born 21 April 1818
      'eldest son of the late Sir Henry Chamberlain, Bart., by his second wife Anne Eugenia, daughter of William Morgan of London, and half-brother of the present Sir Henry Chamberlain, Bart, an officer in the Royal Artillery, and brother-in -law of Captain the Hon Charles Orlando Bridgman RN'.
      The Dictionary goes on to summarise Cdr Wm Chas Chamberlain's Naval career.
      Having been promoted Commander on 22 October 1844, he went onto half-pay, when he would have been 26 yrs old.
      O'Byrne's Dictionary is available in the Libraries of the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich and Royal Naval Museum , Portsmouth, where it can also be purchased as a dvd. [ISBN 1 093129 44].