|William Henry Jervis|
William Henry Jervis was born in London (Park Street, Grosvenor Square) on 4 Nov 1764 and died in the waters off Brest on 16 Jan 1805 when he drowned after the boat he was in sank due to a heavy sea. He served in the Royal Navy.
Son of William Henry and Mary Ricketts. Nephew of John Jervis. Father-in-Law of Edmund Palmer.
• Original surname was Ricketts. By royal license, he assumed the surname of Jervis (1801).