Rear Adml. Edmund Thorpe
Fowke, of Newbury, Berks. The Commissioned Sea Officers Of The Royal Navy 1660-1815 Volume 1 L 20 Sep 1730 CA 24 May 1742 Sup. RA 1759 d 14 Mar 1784 Biographia navalis; or ... memoirs of ... officers of the navy of Great Britain, from ... 1660 / Charnock, J.. - London. - 1794-98 (6 vols) Possibly "Fowke (Male) Title(s): Captain Date: July, 1755 Naval Office(s): Commander of the `Tilbury', Appointed in July, 1755 Gentleman's Magazine, July, 1755" Gentleman's Magazine (Obit.) 14 Mar 1784 PRO ref. T 1/477/254-257 ENGLAND AND WALES: SURVEYOR GENERAL: Report on petition of Rear Admiral Thorpe Fowke and others, executors for Mary Villiers of Chelsea, for lease of land at Tynemouth Castle necessary to the upkeep of her lighthouse 1770 Apr. 5 T 1/518/92-95 ENGLAND AND WALES: SURVEYOR GENERAL: Report of Chambers on enclosed petition of Edmund Thorpe Fowke: lease on Tinmouth Castle in Northumberland. 1775 Feb. 16 T 1/518/162-163 ENGLAND AND WALES: SURVEYOR GENERAL: Report of Chambers on enclosed petition of Edmund Thorpe Fowke: lease on Tinmouth Castle in Northumberland. 1775 Feb. 16 A Short Guide to St. Mary's Church, Shaw cum Donnington by Alfred E Shadlock (updated 1997) 7. (Continuing on the south side) A marble tablet in memory of Rear Admiral Thorpe-Fowke and his wife. The Admiral was a man of eccentric habits, and he enjoined that the pall bearers at his funeral should consist only of females!