Robert Bastard James

1787/8–1841

Naval officer. Author of Ten years a captive, a manuscript account of his imprisonment in France during the Napoleonic Wars; Lieutenant-commander of the brig Spey from 1833.

Sources: BMD (Death index)Fraser, Edward. 1914. Napoleon the Gaoler. London: Methuen & Co. 96–172 Navy List 1838 (See the bibliography for full references to sources)