Robert Brice Kingsmill (1730 - 1805):
Robert Brice was born in County Donegal, and Kingsmill was added to his name by Act of Parliament on his marriage to Elizabeth Corry, grand-daughter of Sir William Kingsmill. He entered the navy as lieutenant in 1756, and by 1761 he had gained the rank of commander. In 1784 he was elected Member of Parliament an in 1799 he was promoted to the rank of admiral. A year later he was created baronet. He died in Sidmouth.
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