Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of January, 1869

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Competitive examinations undertaken by over eighty candidates in early December 1868 produced thirty-eight successful Naval Cadets in the following order of merit.[1]

  1. Henry Seymour Lake
  2. Robert Lascelles Gambier Noel
  3. Henry Bradwardine Jackson
  4. Arthur Thomas Stuart
  5. Francis John Foley
  6. Arthur Mostyn Field
  7. Arthur Henry Holland
  8. Edward William Lloyd
  9. William Henry Pellew Mugford
  10. William Grimston
  11. E. R. H. Hall (not found at TNA)
  12. William Gautress Raymond
  13. John Innes Pocock
  14. Frederick Henry Peere Williams Freeman
  15. George Charles Frederick
  16. Francis Herbert Biddulph
  17. Wilford Frederick Forrest
  18. James Alexander Gardner
  19. Henry Edward Goldfinch
  20. Walter Russell Baskerville Mellor
  21. James William Combe
  22. A. O. Milne (not found at TNA unless this is Archibald Berkeley Milne of May 1869)
  23. George Frederick Glennie
  24. R. H. H. Sadler (not found at TNA)
  25. William Hewetson
  26. Archibald Thomas Carter
  27. Pieter Gerhard Voltelin Van der Byl
  28. Charles Elsden Gladstone
  29. Frederick Rigaud Gransmore
  30. Walter Bathurst
  31. Edward John Hill
  32. Henry Edward Kellett
  33. Joseph Milner
  34. Oliver Adrian Stokes
  35. B. H. Carew (not found at TNA)
  36. St. John Radcliffe Hall Parlby
  37. Charles Fitzroy MacLean Somerset
  38. J. I. P. Brooks (not found at TNA)

Two Navigating Cadets were also accepted in this order of merit:

  1. John Davis Moulton (ultimately, a Staff Captain)
  2. Charles Henry Wells

Lastly, eight boys were named in the "Competitive Class for Navigating Cadets", whatever that might mean:

  1. Henry Francis Popham Sill (listed in The Times as "H. P. Sill")
  2. Herbert John Dockrell
  3. Charles Walter Hammond Seddon
  4. William Segar Bastard
  5. H. G. Brimsmead (not found at TNA)
  6. William Ames Patterson (listed in The Times as "W. R. Patterson")
  7. Alexander Leeper
  8. Herbert Neville Rolfe

Footnotes

  1. "Royal Naval College." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Dec 09, 1868; pg. 9; Issue 26303.
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From September 1903 entries were also made to the Royal Naval College, Osborne under the Selborne Scheme. The Britannia was closed in July 1905 after the May entry, which was sent to Bermuda with the January entry. The following two terms under the old scheme were sent straight to the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.