Alexander Jones was born on 9 Mar 1778. He served in the Royal Navy.
He married Caroline Palmer on 2 Aug 1807.
Entered Navy (1790)
Son of Charles Wilkinson Jones (4th Viscount Ranelagh). Younger brother of Charles Jones.
• Tried by a court martial. He was charged with striking a superior officer on the quarterdeck while he was Second Lieutenant of Naiad, 38. He was found guilty and sentenced to be shot (12 Jun 1804).
• Pardoned by King George III and restored to his rank (22 Jun 1804).