6. Admiral Sir Phipps HORNBY G.C.B.2,6,13 was born on 27 April 1785 in Winwick, Warrington, England. He was christened on 29 May 1785 in Winwick, Warrington, England. He died on 19 March 1867 in Littlegreen. G.C.B., of Winwick Cottage Warrngton, and subsequently of Littlegreen and of Lordington, Chichester, Sussex. Entered Royal Navy as Midshipman, 1797, and served in H.M. Frigate Latona under Capt. John Bligh. Then served in H.M. Ships Romney, Agincourt, Active, Theseus, Santa Margarita, Leviathan and Victory. Promoted from H.M..S. Victory to acting lieutenancy in H.M.S. Excellent, 1804. Served in operations in capturing Capri, 1806. Also served on shore at defence of Gaeta. Then served in H.M.S. Swiftsure, and took command of H.M.S. Duchess of Bedford, 1806. In this capacity, engaged two privateers off Gibraltar in same year. Served in H.M.S.Minorca, 1807. In 1810 had temporary command of H.M.S. Fame off Toulon. Then in command of H.M.S. Volage in defence of Slcily aginst Murat and in Hoste's victory of Lissa, 13 Mar. 1811. Received Admiralty Gold Medal. In command of H.M.S. Stag during voyage to Cape of Good Hope, 1812. In 1814 had command of H.M.S. Spartan in Mediterranean, and was employed as senior officer in conjunction with Tuscan land-force to secure accomplishment cf treaty stipulative of surrender to Tuscany of Elba by French. Received from Tuscan Govt. Cross of Imperial Order of St. John of Wurtzbourgh. C.B., 1815. unemployed, 1816-32. Superintendant of R.N. Hospital and Victualling Yard at Plymouth 1832. In command of William and Mary Yacht, and Supt. of WooIwich Dockyard, 1838. Comptroller-General of the Coastguard, 1841-46. C-in-C in the Pacific (H.M.S. Asia), 1847-50.* A Lord of the Admiralty, 1851-52. K.C.B., 1852. Stood as Parlty. candidate for Lyme, 1852, but was defeated. Admiral, 1858. G.C.B., 1861. Succeeded by the will of his godfather, Thomas Peckham Phipps, Esq., of Littlegreen, to the Littlegreen and Lordington estates in Sussex, 1837.
* Hornby Island, in the Strait of Georgia, off Vancouver Island, Canada, was named after Admiral Sir Phipps Hornby, from his time as C-in-C on the Pacific Station. The name was given by the officers of the Hudson's Bay Co. c. 1850. Lady Maria Sophia BURGOYNE and Admiral Sir Phipps HORNBY G.C.B. were married on 22 December 1814 in Woodmansterne, Surrey. England.
7. Lady Maria Sophia BURGOYNE14,15 was born about 1790 in of Littlegreen, England. She died on 25 December 1860 in Compton, nr. Chichester, Sussex, England. She was buried after 25 December 1860 in Compton, nr. Chichester, Sussex, England. "Natural dau."
|Maria Elizabeth HORNBY15,16 was born on 21 October 1817 in Knowsley, Prescot, Lancashire, England. She died on 5 February 1912. She was buried after 5 February 1912 in Mortlake, England. Maria has reference number 9NQZ-DTF. of Richmond Park, Surrey. Died unmarried.|
|Caroline Lucy HORNBY15,16 was born on 30 November 1818. She died on 24 July 1899 in Brough, Westmorland, England. She has reference number 9NQZ-DTV.|
|Capt. Phipps John HORNBY R.E.15,17 was born on 20 April 1820 in Winwick, Warrington, England. He died on 18 April 1848 in , , Canada.18 William Hornby record gives death date as 8 Apr, 1848 and death place as Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Educated at Rugby and R.M.A. Woolwich. Served with Royal Engineers in Canada.|
|Susan Charlotte Margaret HORNBY.|
|Lucy Hester HORNBY15,19 was born on 28 December 1822 in Winwick, Warrington, England. She died on 10 December 1891.|
|Admiral of the Fleet Sir Geoffrey Thomas Phipps HORNBY G.C.B., J.P.15,17 was born on 20 February 1825 in Little Green, Sussex, England.18 William Hornby records give birth place as Winwick, Warrington, England He was christened on 22 March 1825 in Winwick, Warrington, England. He died on 3 March 1895 in London, Middlesex, England. Of Littlegreen and of Lordington, Sussex. Educated at Winwick Grammar School, at Mr. Southwood's Preparatory School in Plymouth, and in R.N. Entered R.N., 1837, as 1st Class volunteer on H.M.S. Princess Charlotte. Present at bombardment of Acre, 1840. Served in H.M.S. Winchester, 1842-44; in H.M.S. Cleopatra, 1844-47; and as Flag-Lieut. to his father in H.M.S. Asia, 1847-51, having become Lieut., 1844, and Commander, 1850. Capt. 1852. On half-pay, 1853-58. At R.N. Coll., Portsmouth, 1857-58. In command of H.M.S. Tribune in China and at Vancouver Island, 1858-60. Under Sir William Fanshawe Martin in H.M.S. Neptune in the Mediterranean, 1861-62. Flag-Capt. to Rear-Adm. Sidney Colpoys Dacres in the Channer (H.M.S. Edgar), 1863-65. 1st Class Commodore on West Coast of Africa (H.M.S. Bristol), 1865-67. Rear-Adm., 1869. Commanded Flying Squadron, 1869-71. Commanded Channel Squadron 1871-74. 2nd Sea Lord of the Admiralty, 1875-77. Vice-Adm., 1875. C-in-C, Mediterranean Squadron, 1877-80. Conducted fleet through Dardenelles to Constantinople during Russo-Turkish War, 1878. K.C.B., 1878. Admiral, 1879. Pres. of R.N. College, Greenwich, 1881-82. C-in-C at Portsmouth, 1882-1885. Commanded evolutionary squadron, 1885. G.C.B., 1885. Principal Naval A.D.C. to Queen Victoria, 1886. Adm. of the Fleet, 1888. Perm Chmn., Defence Cttee. of London Chamber of Commerce, 1894. J.P. (Sussex).|
(See his "life", by his dau., Mrs. Fred Egerton, published by Wm. Blackwood & Sons, 1896).
|Rev. James John HORNBY C.V.O.,D.D.,D.C.L.15,20 was born on 18 December 1826 in Winwick, Warrington, England. He died on 2 November 1909 in Eton, Buckinghamshire, England. He was buried after 2 November 1909 in Eton, Buckinghamshire, England. of Eton, and of Gale Cottage, Keswick, Cumberland, Headmaster and subsequently Provost of Eton College. Educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford (B.A., 1849; M.A., 1851). Gained 1st. Class in classics, and rowed in Oxford Eight, 1849 and 1851. Fellow of B.N.C., 1849, then Principal of Bishop Cosin's Hall, Durham, before returning to B.N.C. in 1864, where he was Senior Proctor. Subsequently Sexcond Master at Winchester, 1867, whence he was appointed headmaster of Eton, 1868. Headmaster 1868-84. D.D., 1869. Provost of Eton College, 1884-1909. Hon. D.C.L., (Durham), 1882. Hon Chaplain to Queen Victoria, 1882, and to King Edward VII, 1901. C.V.O., 1904. A pioneer of Alpine climbing, and a member of the Alpine Club, 1864-1909.|
|Elizabeth HORNBY15,21 was born about 1825 in Little Green, Sussex, England. She died on 17 October 1923 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England. She was buried after 17 October 1923 in Appleby. Elizabeth was buried after 17 October 1923 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England. Lived latterly at The Manor House, Sleaford, where she died.|