William LAPIDGE (1793-1860)

William Frederick LAPIDGE was born in 1793 in Hampton Court, Middlesex. He experienced Commissioned on 10 November 1803 in Royal Navy. His Military Rank was 'Lieutenant' on 9 April 1814 in Royal Navy. He married Margaret ELLIOT in 1817. He was in the Lieutenant on 23 October 1819 in West Indies. The address was: HMS Raleigh. HMS Raleigh

Commanded by William Augustus Baumgardt,

18 Gun Cruizer Class Brig-Sloop

Launched 1805

Used as Target 1839

Sold 1841. William was in the Lieutenant on 27 June 1822 in Plymouth, Devon. The address was: HMS Superb. HMS Superb

74 Gun Third Rate

Launched 1798

Broken up 1826. William was in the Lieutenant on 23 October 1823 in Plymouth. The address was: HMS Ocean. HMS Ocean

second Rate Ship of the line

Launched Woolwich 24 Oct 1805

Served in Napoleonic Wars

Converted to depot ship 1841

Broken up 1875. William was in the Lieutenant on 9 January 1827 in Royal Navy. The address was: HMS Spartiate. HMS Spartiate

Commanded by Frederick Warren

74 guns

Formely French Ship 'Sparti'

Launched 1798

Captured at Battle of the Nile

At Trafalgar - Forced surrender of Spanish ship 'Neptuno' of 80 guns

for only 3 killed & 20 wounded

Her Union Flag (The only one known to survive of those at Trafalgar sold in 2009 for £384,000

Converted to sheer hulk 1842

Broken up 1857. William was in the Lieutenant Commander in 1830 in Royal Navy. The address was: HMS Messenger. HMS Messenger

Launched Aug 1830

Paddle Wheel Packet

1830 Commanded William Frederick Lapidge. William was in the Lieutenant Commander in 1830 in Royal Navy. The address was: HMS Carron. HMS Carron

Launched 9 Jan 1827

Paddle Wheel Gun Vessel

2 Guns

Broken up 1877

1830 Commanded William Frederick Lapidge. William was in the Lieutenant Commander in 1831 in Royal Navy. The address was: HMS Vigilant. HMS Vigilant

Screw Cutter

6 Guns

Launched 18 Apr 1821

Sold 1832

Commanded William Frederick Lapidge 1831. William was in the Lieutenant Commander in 1831 in Royal Navy. The address was: HMS Leveret. HMS Leveret

10 gun Brig-Sloop

Launched Portsmouth 1825. William Military Rank was 'Commander' on 2 October 1833 in Royal Navy. He was in the Commander on 21 November 1833 in Spain. The address was: HMS Ringdove. HMS Ringdove

16 Gun Brig-Sloop

429 tons

Commander William Frederick Laprdge

Launched 1833

21 nov 1833 - April 1837 Off Northern Coast of Spain. William Military Rank was 'Captain' on 6 January 1837 in Royal Navy. He appeared in the census on 6 June 1841 in Stoke Damerel, Plymouth aged 45.1 The address was: Union Terrace. On 6 June 1841 he was a Navy HP in Stoke Damerel aged 45.2 He was in the Captain on 23 November 1843 in America. The address was: HMS Cyclops. HMS Cyclops

1st Class Sloop

Paddle Steamer

6 Guns

Launched 10 July 1839

Broken up 1869

William Frederick Lapidge Captain, (until Paying Off at Sheerness)

South East coast of America then Channel Squadron

23 Nov 1843 until Dec 1846. William appeared in the census on 30 March 1851 in Millbrook, Cornwall aged 58.3 The address was: Anderton. On 30 March 1851 he was a Captain RN (Half Pay) in Millbrook aged 58.4 His Military Rank was 'Rear Admiral' on 14 May 1857 in Royal Navy. He died on 17 July 1860 in Millbrook.

 

Margaret ELLIOT, daughter of John ELLIOT (1756-1806) and Margaret BURNETT (1760-1824), was born in 1790 in Kingsand, Cornwall. She appeared in the census on 6 June 1841 in Stoke Damerel aged 45.1 The address was: Union Terrace. She appeared in the census on 30 March 1851 in Millbrook aged 61.3 The address was: Anderton. She appeared in the census on 7 April 1861 in Millbrook aged 71.5 The address was: Anderton. She appeared in the census on 2 April 1871 in Millbrook aged 81.6 The address was: 3 Anderton Villas. On 2 April 1871 she was an Admirals Widow in Millbrook aged 81.7 She died Q3 1873 in Millbrook. She and William Frederick LAPIDGE had the following children:

 

Margaret Elliott LAPIDGE (1819- ). Margaret was born in 1819 in Cawsand, Cornwall. She appeared in the census on 6 June 1841 in Stoke Damerel aged 20.1 The address was: Union Terrace. She appeared in the census on 30 March 1851 in Millbrook aged 32.3 The address was: Anderton. She appeared in the census on 7 April 1861 in Millbrook aged 42.5 The address was: Anderton. She appeared in the census on 2 April 1871 in Millbrook aged 52.6 The address was: 3 Anderton Villas.

Jane Lucretia LAPIDGE (1820- ). Jane was born in 1820 in Millbrook. She appeared in the census on 6 June 1841 in Stoke Damerel aged 20.1 The address was: Union Terrace. She appeared in the census on 30 March 1851 in Millbrook aged 31.3 The address was: Anderton. She appeared in the census on 7 April 1861 in Millbrook aged 41.5 The address was: Anderton. She appeared in the census on 2 April 1871 in Millbrook aged 51.6 The address was: 3 Anderton Villas.

Ellen Clara LAPIDGE (1833- ). Ellen was born in 1833 in Devonport, Plymouth. She appeared in the census on 6 June 1841 in Stoke Damerel aged 8.1 The address was: Union Terrace. She appeared in the census on 30 March 1851 in Millbrook aged 18.3 The address was: Anderton. She appeared in the census on 7 April 1861 in Millbrook aged 28.5 The address was: Anderton. She appeared in the census on 2 April 1871 in Millbrook aged 37.6 The address was: 3 Anderton Villas.

Sources

1"1841 Census". Cit. Date: 6 June 1841.
Text From Source: Name Age Occupation Where Born
William Frederick Lapidge 45 Navy HP
Margaret Lapidge 45
Margaret Elliott Lapidge 20
Jane Lucretia Lapidge 20
Ellen Clara Lapidge 8
National Archives, Kew.
2Ibid. Cit. Date: 6 June 1841.
3"1851 Census". Cit. Date: 30 March 1851.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
William Frederick Lapidge Head Mar 58 Captain RN (Half Pay) Hampton Court, Middlesex
Margaret Lapidge Wife Mar 61 Kingsand, Cornwall
Margaret Elliott Lapidge Dau Unm 32 Cawsand, Cornwall
Jane Lucretia Lapidge Dau Unm 31 Millbrook, Cornwall
Ellen Clara Lapidge Dau Unm 18 Devonport, Plymouth
National Archives, Kew.
4Ibid. Cit. Date: 30 March 1851.
5"1861 Census". Cit. Date: 7 April 1861.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Margaret Elliott Head Mar 71 Kingsand, Cornwall
Margaret E Lapidge Dau Unm 42 Rame, Cornwall
Jane L Lapidge Dau Unm 41 Millbrook, Cornwall
Ellen C Lapidge Dau Unm 28 Devonport, Plymouth
National Archives, Kew.
6"1871 Census". Cit. Date: 2 April 1871.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Margaret Elliott Head Mar 81 Admirals Widow Kingsand, Cornwall
Margaret E Lapidge Dau Unm 52 Rame, Cornwall
Jane L Lapidge Dau Unm 51 Millbrook, Cornwall
Ellen C Lapidge Dau Unm 37 Devonport, Plymouth
Jane Elliott Sis Unm 76 Kingsand, Cornwall
National Archives, Kew.
7Ibid. Cit. Date: 2 April 1871.