A Naval Biographical Dictionary/Pritchard, John Appleby
PRITCHARD. (Lieutenant, 1842.)
John Appleby Pritchard entered the Navy 19 Aug. 1827; passed his examination 11 Feb. 1834; obtained charge, 12 Dec. 1839, of a station in the Coast Guard; and on 27 July, 1842, a few months after his removal to the Royal George yacht, Capt. Lord Adolphus FitzClarence, was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. He has since been serving as Additional in the Illustrious 72, flag-ship of Sir Chas. Adam in North America and the West Indies; also in the Coast Guard; and in command of the Camelion and Vulcan revenue-vessels. He married, 11 June, 1840, Selina Maria, daughter of Emeric Essex Vidal, Esq., Purser and Paymaster R.N. (1808), by whom he has issue. Agents – Messrs. Chard.