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Royal Naval Biography/Bourchier, William


WILLIAM BOURCHIER, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant in February 1810; and afterwards employed in the Gibraltar flotilla, under the orders of Commodore Penrose. He subsequently commanded the Newash schooner, on Lake Huron; where he remained until the breaking up of the naval establishment in Canada, in 1817. His commission as commander bears date Sept. 19th, 1815.

This officer married, April 8th, 1821, Emma, second daughter of John Mills Jackson, of Downton, co. Wilts, Esq.