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Acton, Sir John Francis Edward, sixth baronet (1736–1811), naval officer and administrator in the Neapolitan service, descended from the Actons of Aldenham Hall, Shropshire, was born in Besançon, Franche Comté, France, in 1736 (baptized 3 June). His father, Dr Edward Acton (1709–1775), had settled there and married a local girl, ...

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Jones, John Paul (1747–1792), naval officer in the American and Russian services, was born John Paul on 6 July 1747 in a cottage at Arbigland, William Craik's estate, near Kirkcudbright, the fourth of six children of John Paul (d. 1767), a gardener, and his wife, ...