re: ROYAL MARINES list. Adair William Paymaster Marines 5 April 1755
Adair Benjamin 2nd Lieut 48th 18 Nov 1755 Promoted 1st Lieut, 7th Co Adair Benjamin 2nd Lieut, 48th Co 1st Lieut 1st 18 March 1757 Adair Benjamin 1st Lieut 7th 27 Oct 1760 Accession of George III Adair Benjamin 1st Lieutenant 26th 1 May 1763 Peace Establishment Adair Benjamin Captain Lieutenant 15th 18 April 1771 Adair Benjamin Captain 59th 30 March 1772 Adair Benjamin Captain 42nd 1 March 1773 Exchanged with Peter Painter Adair Benjamin Major Brevet 07 June 1782 Adair Benjamin Captain 33rd 31 August 1783 Peace Establishment
Adair Charles William 2nd Lieutenant 119th 31 December 1782
Adair James Lieut November 1717 Adair James Lieut 35th Foot 12 August 1725 Made Captain, 6th Marines Adair James Lieut Independent Co, Jamaica July 1734 Made Captain, 5th Marines Adair James Lieut, Independent Co, Jamaica Captain 5th Marines Nov 1739 Adair James Lieut, 35th Foot Captain 6th Marines Nov 1739 Dead by May 1741
Adair Jesse 2nd Lieut, 41st 13 July 1756 Promoted 1st Lieut, 113th Co Adair Jesse 2nd Lieut, 41st Company; 1st Lieut, 113th 19 Jan 1759 Adair Jesse 1st Lieut 113th 27 Oct 1760 Accession of George III Adair Jesse 1st Lieut, 44th 1 May 1763 Peace Establishment Adair Jesse 1st Lieut 58th 10 December 1770 Adair Jesse Adjutant Chatham 14 August 1775 ..........For his meritorious & distinguished behaviour in action on 17 June 1775 Adair Jesse Captain Lieut, 12th 24 July 1775 Adair Jesse Captain 45th 17 Oct 1776 Adair 2nd Lieutenant 55th 17 Oct 1776 Cancelled Adair Jesse Captain 48th 31 August 1783 Peace Establishment
Adair Robert 2nd Lieut 62nd 19 April 1778 Adair Robert 1st Lieut 73rd 29 Nov 1779 Adair Robert 1st Lieut 66th 31 Aug 1783 Peace Establishment ........................ In 1784 Nathaniel Wilson and Nicholas Grimshaw built the first cotton mill in Ireland - associates of Jesse Adair ? ........................ H.M. Marine Officers.1787Index to Half-pay. Adair, Robertp.326 Adair, Wm, p.328 Adair, Robert, p.329 Adair, John, p.374 Adair, Jeffe, p.389 ......................... Newspaper extract. 10th May 1783. Monday last the 10th regiment of foot passed through this city (Norwich) from Yarmouth on their route to Lincoln. Did Jesse Adair die at an army hospital in Lincoln ?