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Royal Naval Biography/Ramsden, William


WILLIAM RAMSDEN, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1822.]

Second son of Sir John Ramsden, Bart, by the Hon. Louisa Ingram, daughter of the last Viscount Irwin (which title became extinct in 1782), and sister to the Dowager Marchioness of Hertford.

This officer was made lieutenant, Dec. 30, 1808; promoted to the command of the Ferret brig, June 14, 1813 ; appointed to the Scout 18, fitting for the Mediterranean station, April 29, 1818; and posted Dec. 26, 1822.