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SIR THOMAS RAIKES TRIGGE THOMPSON, Bart.
[Commander.]

Eldest surviving son of the late Admiral Sir Thomas B. Thompson, Bart., G.C.B., by Anne, eldest daughter of Robert Raikes, Esq., of Gloucester.

This officer was born on the 1st April, 1804; entered the royal navy in Feb. 1818; obtained his first commission on the 8th April, 1825; and was promoted to the rank of commander Jan. 19th, 1828. His last appointment was to the Cadmus sloop, which vessel he paid off, on her return from South America, May 7th, 1830.