Sir Peter Parker 3rd Bart.

1809 - 1835

Claimant or beneficiary


Son of Sir Peter Parker (1785-1814) and his wife Marianne nee Dallas (q.v.). Both his father and grandfather had distinguished naval careers. His mother Lady Parker counterclaimed unsuccessfully as his guardian against his aunt Henrietta Dallas for the compensation for 10 enslaved people in Antigua.

  1. "He was promoted lieutenant in 1829, serving at the Cape in the ‘Undaunted’, 46 guns, and on the West Indies and North American stations in the 50-gun ‘Vernon’. Late in 1834, he was promoted commander but died in March 1835 following a short illness."

  2. Some of his letters are in the Bruce family papers at the Bodleian Library (his mother's second husband was Michael Bruce [q.v.]).


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 728.

  1. Description accompanying the portrait of Sir Peter Parker, [accessed 09/09/2013].

  2. Catalogue of the papers of the Bruce Family, 18th-20th century, [accessed 09/09/2013].

Further Information

Sailor (Royal Navy)

Associated Claims (1)

£193 19s 2d
Beneficiary unsuccessful

Relationships (6)

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Michael Bruce was the stepfather of Sir Peter...
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Sir Peter Parker 3rd bart. was the great-grandson of sir Peter Parker 1st...