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Offline kaperc

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HMS Arrogant circa 1801
« on: Wednesday 03 July 19 20:34 BST (UK) »
[Please tell me if I have chosen the wrong forum for this question.]

I have an image of a will written aboard the HMS Arrogant on 10 April 1801 by a Richard McIlray, in which he bequeaths all he owns to a shipmate. It's a beatutiful thing and I would love to learn more about him. He is a part of my One-Name Study of the surname McElrea and normally I would not spend so much time on one person, but it intrigues me.

Are there any records I can search that might tell me more about him or where his ship was at that time?

Thank you,
Kathleen
England - Todmorden/Burnley: Cooper/Berry, Horsfall, Greenwood, Kershaw, Strachan, Hargreaves, Platt, Barcroft, Hamer. Derby, Staffs: Grimley, Ison.

England - Somerset: Chivers, Lintern, Memory; Tefft

Ireland - Co. Tyrone: McElrea, Fulton, Forsythe

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Re: HMS Arrogant circa 1801
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 03 July 19 21:32 BST (UK) »
Google "Captain E O Osborne Arrogant" and check out the Gentleman's Magazine 1801.

He describes some of the ship's activity in 1800.
S. Wales, Somerset, Devon - Oxenham

Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
St. Brides/Wick - Jenkins
Llanblethian -  Price
Abergwynfi -  Han(d)ford
Pontardawe -  Lewis.

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Re: HMS Arrogant circa 1801
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 03 July 19 22:40 BST (UK) »
Thanks! Will do.

Cheers
England - Todmorden/Burnley: Cooper/Berry, Horsfall, Greenwood, Kershaw, Strachan, Hargreaves, Platt, Barcroft, Hamer. Derby, Staffs: Grimley, Ison.

England - Somerset: Chivers, Lintern, Memory; Tefft

Ireland - Co. Tyrone: McElrea, Fulton, Forsythe