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Alexander Jones
(b 1778)

Alexander Jones was born on 9 Mar 1778. He served in the Royal Navy.

He married Caroline Palmer on 2 Aug 1807.

Ranks:

Entered Navy (1790)
Lt (1800)
Cdr (1806)
Capt (1811)

Notes:

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).

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