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Josias Rowley
(1765-1842)

Josias Rowley was born in 1765 and died in Jan 1842. He served in the Royal Navy.

Ranks:

Lt (1783)
VAdm W (1830)

Notes:

Second son of Clotworthy and Letitia (née Campbell) Rowley. Grandson of William Rowley. Elder brother of Samuel Campbell Rowley. Cousin of Charles Rowley.

• As Captain of Raisonnable, 64, he took part in Sir Robert Calder's Action (22 Jul 1805).
• Colonel of Marines (4 Dec 1813)
• C-in-C Ireland (1818–1821)
• MP Kinsale (1821–1826)
• Equerry to the Duchess of Kent

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