Maximilian Jacobs

Maximilian Jacobs Died 1802. He was described as being of foreign extraction. Jacobs was commissioned lieutenant on 22 November 1752 and promoted commander on 13 June 1757. He had the new sloop Alderney 10 in convoy duty and cruising until posted captain of the...

George Johnstone

George Johnstone 1730-87. He was the fourth of seven sons and fourteen children of the M.P Sir James Johnstone Bart of Westerhall, Dumfriesshire, and of his wife Barbara Murray, the daughter of the 4th Lord Elibank. He was the older brother of Captain Gideon...

John Jervis Earl of St. Vincent

John Jervis 1st Earl of St. Vincent 1735-1823. He was born on 9 January 1735 at Meaford Hall in Staffordshire, the second and younger son of a barrister-at-law, Swynfen Jervis. His mother, Elizabeth, was a distant cousin of Admiral Lord Anson and the sister of the...