Royal Naval Biography/Burgoyne, Frederick William

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FREDERICK WILLIAM BURGOYNE, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1815.]

Youngest son of Lieutenant-General Sir John Burgoyne, Bart, colonel of the 19th regiment of dragoons, who died in the East Indies, in 1785, by Charlotte, eldest daughter of General Johnston, of Overstone, near Northampton, and afterwards the wife of Lieutenant-General Eyre P. Trench, brother to William Earl of Clancarty.

This officer was educated at the naval academy, Portsmouth; made lieutenant in 1797; appointed to the command of the Defender gun-brig, about Feb. 1809; promoted into the Mutine, of 18 guns, Oct. 22, 1810; and afterwards successively appointed to the Tyrian, Port Mahon, and Sparrowhawk, sloops. He obtained post rank, Sept. 20, 1815. Captain Burgoyne’s only brother. MajorGeneral Sir Montague Roger Burgoyne, represented the county of Bedford in several parliaments, and died Aug. 16, 1817-

Agent.– ___ M‘Inerheny, Esq.