GARDNER, Alan (1742-1809).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1 Feb. 1790 - 1796
1796 - 1806

Family and Education

b. 12 Apr. 1742, 3rd s. of Lt. Col. William Gardner by Elizabeth, da. of Valentine Farington of Preston, Lancs. m. 20 May 1769, Susanna Hyde, da. and h. of Francis Gale of Jamaica, wid. of Samuel or Sabine Turner, 9s. 1da.  cr. Bt. 9 Sept. 1794; Baron Gardner of Uttoxeter [I] 23 Dec. 1800; Baron Gardner [GB] 27 Nov. 1806.

Offices Held

Entered R.N. 1755; lt. 1760; cdr. 1762; capt. 1766; r.-adm. 1793; v.-adm. 1794; adm. 1799; ld. of Admiralty Jan. 1790-5.


Gardner was returned for Plymouth on the Admiralty interest shortly after being appointed to the Board of Admiralty. There is no record of his having spoken before the dissolution in June 1790.

He died 1 Jan. 1809.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: M. H. Port