818. Admiral John Faithful FORTESCUE of Writtle-Water House, Essex69 was born in 1755. He died in December 1819. He was buried on 4 January 1820 in Writtle Church, Essex. Water House in Chelmsford was given to the Admiral by the Bride's father on the occasion of their wedding. The Admiral changed the name to Writtle Lodge and passed the house to his nephew John Faithful Fortescue. The house was then bought by John Attwood the owner of Highlands House and he had it demolished about 1843/1848 as it spoilt the view. There are 3 Fortescues buried in the Waterhouse vault in Writtle Church. Admirals Park is named after the Admiral as it was where the house stood.
Admiral John Faithful FORTESCUE of Writtle-Water House, Essex and Elizabeth Ann FRAINE had the following children: