Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of December, 1862

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Competitive examinations held at the Royal Naval Academy, Portsmouth on 3–6 December produced forty-three successful candidates for naval cadetships in the December, 1862 intake term at Britannia, listed in order of merit. Nineteen candidates were rejected.[1]

Their preparatory school is indicated where known.

  1. Edmund Samuel Poë (Burney's Royal Naval Academy)
  2. Christopher John Naylor (North Grove House School)
  3. Richard Grant Day
  4. Cyril Corbet
  5. Harry Lucius Fanshawe Royle (Eastman's Academy)
  6. John Henry Broome Template:PS-Belgrave (initials only at TNA)
  7. Charles Elphinstone Morison
  8. Francis Powell
  9. John Beasley Monk Heming Template:PS-Belgrave ("Hemming" in The Times)
  10. William Henry Marwood Daniell (North Grove House School)
  11. George Lloyd William Adair
  12. Edward Philip Tomkinson (Burney's Royal Naval Academy) ("Tompkinson" in The Times)
  13. Richard William Okes Voysey (Burney's Royal Naval Academy)
  14. George Hector Bruce (North Grove House School)
  15. Alfred Graham Waller
  16. Hans Hamilton Howard Brooke
  17. Edward Pakenham Brooks (Eastman's Academy)
  18. Arthur Heberden Baker (Eastman's Academy)
  19. H. H. Kinlock (not found at TNA or in Navy List of January 1869)
  20. J. G. Russell (in TNA by initials, missing from Navy List of January 1869)
  21. C. A. Stephenson (in TNA by initials, missing from Navy List of January 1869)
  22. William Burnell Ponsford
  23. Charles Richard Daives
  24. Amyand Haggard (North Grove House School)
  25. Arthur Furlonger (North Grove House School)
  26. Edward John Louis de Watteville (Burney's Royal Naval Academy)
  27. William Gaven Eden (North Grove House School)
  28. Herbert Heyland (TNA thinks he has a middle initial K)
  29. Count F. B. Metaxa (Eastman's Academy) (not found at TNA or in Navy List of October 1871. does not appear to be Count Frederick Cosmeto Metaxa, who entered in 1860)
  30. James Martin Bance
  31. J. D. Ambertin (not found at TNA or in Navy List of January 1869)
  32. Thomas Harvie Shersby Robertson
  33. William Richard Cooksey (Eastman's Academy)
  34. Alfred Robertson Sims
  35. Octavius Greig
  36. H. J. B. Furner (not found at TNA or in Navy List of October 1871)
  37. D. J. H. Hamilton (Burney's Royal Naval Academy) (TNA has him as "D J Hamilton", not in Navy List of January 1869)
  38. Frank Hannam Henderson (North Grove House School)
  39. E. Battersby (North Grove House School) (in TNA by initials, missing from Navy List of January 1869)
  40. Somerset Augustus Hungerford
  41. Reginald Charles Prothero (Burney's Royal Naval Academy)
  42. Anthony M. Hammond (in TNA by initials, missing from Navy List of January 1869)
  43. H. L. S. Wright (TNA has him as "H C S Wright", missing from Navy List of July 1869)

In addition, twenty-one of twenty-four candidates successfully qualified as Masters' Assistants, and fourteen of sixteen candidates were accepted as Marine Cadets. TODO: copy them in here

Footnotes

  1. "Military And Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Dec 10, 1862; pg. 12; Issue 24425.
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