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Francis William Austen
(1774-1865)

Francis William Austen was born in Steventon on 23 Apr 1774 and died in Portsmouth on 10 Aug 1865. He served in the Royal Navy.

He married Mary Gibson in Jul 1806.

Sons who served as naval officers: Herbert Grey Austen and Francis William Austen

Honors:

Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB) on 4 Jun 1815
Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB) on 28 Feb 1837
Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (GCB) on 18 May 1860

Ranks:

Entered Navy (1786)
Lt (1792)
Cdr (1799)
Capt (1800)
RAdm B (1830)
Adm B (1848)
Adm Fleet (1863)

Ship Ranks:

Volunteer on the Perseverance from 23 Dec 1788

Notes:

Son of Rev. George and Cassandra (née Leigh) Austen. Elder brother of Charles John Austen and novelist Jane Austen.

• Royal Naval Academy (15 Apr 1786)
• Sea Fencibles - North Foreland to Sandown Castle (Jul 1803–Apr 1804)
• As Captain of Canopus (Flag - Rear-Admiral Thomas Louis) he took part in the Battle of San Domingo (6 Feb 1806).
• Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom

OB: DOB/POB

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