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Royal Naval Biography/Carleton, William


Son of the late General Carleton. Obtained his first commission on the 18th July, 1810; served during the latter part of the war with France, in the Royal George, first rate, Captain T. F. C. Mainwaring, on the Mediterranean station; and was promoted to the rank of commander, Dec. 2d, 1826. He married, in 1832, Rosamond, daughter of the late Lieutenant-General Orde, of Westwood Hall, Northumberland.