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Royal Naval Biography/Dixie, Alexander


ALEXANDER DIXIE, Esq.
[Commander.]

According to Debrett, this officer is the third son of the late Sir Beaumont Joseph Dixie, Bart, by Margaret, daughter of Joseph Shewen, of Stradey, co. Carmarthen, Esq. He was made a lieutenant in Oct. 1804, and promoted to the command of the Saracen sloop, June 7th, 1814. His wife, to whom he was married in 1818, is a daughter of the Rev. J. D. Churchill, rector of Blickling, co. Norfolk.