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Edward Stanley (abt. 1658 - 1693)

Edward Stanley
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Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Profile last modified | Created 1 Jul 2020 | Last significant change: 30 Dec 2021
13:49: Kevin Britton edited the Biography for Edward Stanley (abt.1658-1693). (Minor corrections. ) [Thank Kevin for this]
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Lieutenant on the Kingfisher, and Adventure after 10 August 1681. [1]

Captain of the Bonetta 2 March 1683 [1]

Baptized his son John Stanley as Captain Edward Stanley 26 October 1683 at St Margarets Rochester, Kent. [2]

First Lieutenant of the Foresight 6 March 1687 and Captain 8 August 1688. [1]

Captain of the Royal James 6 January 1691 (renamed Victory 3 March 1691). [3]

Died 19 March 1693 [4] in the Victory. [5]

Research Notes

Birth estimated from John's baptism -25 years

Probate of Gentleman Edward Stanley, 1693 in Rochester, Kent. [6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Tanner, 408
  2. John Stanley: Kent Baptisms
  3. Winfield, 92
  4. UK, Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal Navy, 1660-1815
  5. Hardy, 5
  6. Kent Wills & Probate Indexes 1328-1890
  • Hardy J. A chronological list of the captains of his majesty's Royal navy. London: T Cadell, 1784. digital images. Google Books.
  • "Kent Wills & Probate Indexes 1328-1890." database with images. record for First name(s): Edward, Last name: Stanley, Year: 1693, Location: Rochester, Residence County: Kent, Court: Rochester Consistory Court, Country: England (transcript, transcript, image 28.251 : accessed 4 Jul 2020). Kent Archives and Local History, Maidstone, Kent.
  • Tanner JR. A descriptive catalogue of the naval manuscrips in the Pepysian Library. vol 26. London: Navy Records Society, 1903. digital images. Internet Archive.
  • "UK, Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal Navy, 1660-1815". database with images. (Image vol 3 of 3, Names: S, 67 of 96, page 869 : accessed 3 Jul 2020). Bonner-Smith D, Royal Naval College, National Maritime Museum (1954). The Commissioned sea officers of the Royal Navy 1660-1815, vol 3 of 3. Greenwich: National Maritime Museum [1].
  • Winfield R. British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603-1714. Barnsley, UK: Seaforth Publishing, 2009. digital images. Google Books.

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