William Fothergill was born in Handsworth on 27 Dec 1768 and died in Whitwell, St. Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire on 18 Jul 1817. He served in the Royal Navy.
First Lieutenant on the Rattlesnake
1817. Biographical Memoir of the Late William Fothergill, Esq. Captain in the Royal Navy. Naval Chronicle. 38:349–355.