Reference Entry

Onslow, Sir Richard, first baronet (1741-1817), naval officer

Randolph Cock

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Onslow, Sir Richard, first baronet (1741-1817), naval officer, was born on 23 June 1741, the younger son of Lieutenant-General Richard Onslow (c.1697-1760) and Pooley, daughter of Charles Walton of Little Burstead, Essex; his elder brother was George Onslow (1731-1792). Arthur Onslow, speaker of the House of Commons, was his uncle, ...

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