WEST, Temple (1713-57), of Upper Grosvenor St., London.
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b. 1713, yr. s. of Rev. Richard West, D.D., prebendary of Winchester and archdeacon of Berkshire, by Maria, 1st da. of Sir Richard Temple, 3rd Bt., M.P., of Stowe, sis. of Richard Temple, M.P., 1st Visct. Cobham, and of Hester, 1st Countess Temple; cos. of the Lytteltons and Grenvilles. m. Frances, o. da. of Adm. Sir John Balchen, sis. and h. of Capt. George Balchen, R.N., 3s.
Lt. R.N. 1734, capt. 1738; cashiered 1745; reinstated 1746; commodore and c.-in-c. at the Nore 1748; r.-adm. 1755; second in command to Adm. John Byng in the Mediterranean 1756;