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Royal Naval Biography/Bradby, Matthew Barton


MATTHEW BARTON BRADBY, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1810.]

Youngest son of the late superannuated Rear-Admiral James Bradby, who died in 1809, aged 73.

This officer was made a Lieutenant in July, 1796; and promoted to the rank of Commander April 29, 1802. He subsequently commanded the Calypso, a fine 18-gun brig, on the North Sea station. His post commissipn bears date June 28, 1810.

Captain Bradby married, Nov. 25, 1808, Catherine, second daughter of Vice-Admiral Billy Douglas, commander-in-Chief at Yarmouth. His youngest sister is the wife of Captain James Aberdour, R.N.

Agents.– Messrs. Maude.