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Burges Watson, Rear Admiral R.N

Birthplace: Warwick, Warwickshire, England
Death: September 21, 1902
Immediate Family:

Husband of Marie Thérèse Watson
Father of Rundle Burges Watson, Commander (RN)

Managed by: Peter Gundry
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About Burges Watson, Rear Admiral R.N

GRO Births Burges Watson 1847 Jan-Feb-Mar Warwick

Marriage Notice The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thu 5 Oct 1882 Page 13 Family Notices http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13516490 WATSON—FISCHER—Sept. 20, by Rev. T. Kemmis, Burges Watson, to Marie Thérèse Fischer

http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm Registration Number Groom's Surname Groom's Given Name(s) Bride's Last Name at Time of Marriage Bride's Given Name(s) District 2700/1882 WATSON BURGES FISCHER MARIE I PADDINGTON;

Naval career Promoted to captain on 31 December 1885,[1] Watson became commanding officer of the cruiser HMS Leander in February 1889 and commanding officer of the battleship HMS Royal Oak in January 1896.[2] He went on to be Captain Superintendent, Pembroke Dockyard in October 1896, and Admiral Superintendent, Malta Dockyard in February 1900.[3] When Lord Charles Beresford resigned as Second-in-Command of the Mediterranean Fleet in January 1902, Watson was appointed to succeed him, taking over the battleship HMS Ramillies as his flag ship.[4] References The London Gazette: no. 25545. p. 7. 1 January 1886. Retrieved 1 February 2015. "Captains commanding Royal Navy Warships" (PDF). Retrieved 1 February 2015. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Tuesday, 23 January 1900. (36046), p. 12. The Navy List. (May, 1902). p. 216.

Probate Calendar Burges Watson http://interactive.ancestry.co.uk/1904/32858_635001_2095-00047/19355226

1851 Census Civil parish: Holdenhurst Ecclesiastical parish: Bournemouth Town: Holdenhurst HO107/1667 Registration district: Christchurch Sub-registration district: Christchurch ED: 2a Folio: 214 Page: 6 Household schedule number: 16 GSU Number: 193574

1861 Census Vessel "Wolverene" Census Place Royal Navy, England (Ships at sea or in a foreign port) Family History Library Film 1342356 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio 5641 / 36 Page Number 1

1871 Census Civil Parish: Hampton Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary Town: Hampton County: Middlesex RG10/865 Registration district: Kingston Sub-registration district: Hampton ED: 5 Folio: 92 Page: 6 Household schedule number: 39 GSU Number: 827766

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Burges Watson, Rear Admiral R.N's Timeline

October 21, 1846
Warwick, Warwickshire, England
October 21, 1846
Warwick, Warwickshire, England
July 9, 1889
Age 42
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
September 21, 1902
Age 55