Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Alms, Jameslocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by A. W. H. Pearsall


Alms, James (1728–1791), naval officer, was born on 15 July 1728 at Gosport, the son of John Alms, said to be a servant of the duke of Richmond, and his wife, Mary. After serving in merchant ships he entered the navy about 1740 in the ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London