Thomas Briggs was born in Southampton in 1780 and died in Portsmouth at Admiralty House on 16 Dec 1852 after a short illness. He served in the Royal Navy.
Sons who served as naval officers: George Campbell Briggs
Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael & St. George (GCMG) on 26 Jun 1833
Entered Navy (1791)
VAdm R (1847)
Adm B (1850)
Captain on the Agincourt
Son of Stephen and Magdalene (née Pasley) Briggs. Father-in-Law of George Bohun Martin.
• C-in-C Portsmouth (18 Sept 1851–16 Dec 1852)