Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of January, 1884

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Thirty-three candidates for naval cadetships were successful in passing the entrance examinations of November 1883 for the January, 1884 intake term for the training ship H.M.S. Britannia, in the following order of merit.[1]

  1. Robert Edward Cornelius Cayley
  2. Walter Henry Norman (b 14 Jun 1871, resigned 17 Sep 1888 as Midshipman)
  3. Philip Nithsdale Wright (in The Times as "P. W. Wright", b 3 Feb 1871, Cdr., d 27 Jun 1901)
  4. Edward Andrew Donaldson (b 2 Oct 1870, acting Sub Lt., resigned 12 Oct 1891 to join Holy Order)
  5. Henry Leage Dicks
  6. Maurice Swynfen FitzMaurice
  7. Henry Montagu Doughty
  8. Edward Stafford Houseman
  9. John Donald Kelly
  10. David Richard Beatty
  11. Geoffrey Baskerville (b 23 Aug 1870, Midshipman, resigned 14 Jun 1890)
  12. Eustace La Trobe Leatham
  13. Francis Ignatius Carvill (in The Times as "F. J. Carrill", b 18 Apr 1871, ret. Cdr., d 14 Jan 1927 suicide by train accident)
  14. D. S. MacInnes (not at TNA or in Navy List of April, 1891)
  15. Percy Macalpine Riadore
  16. Thomas Drummond Pratt
  17. Godfrey Tuke
  18. Carlyon Wilfroy Bellairs
  19. Eric Percy Coventry Back
  20. G. H. F. Hills (not at TNA or in Navy List of April, 1891)
  21. Walter Maurice Ellerton
  22. Henry Dacres Menzies Brent (not found at TNA)
  23. Robert Hugh Montgomery Buddle Atkinson (b 17 Dec 1870, Midshipman, resigned 7 Jun 1889)
  24. John Hubert Kenyon (b 4 Aug 1870, Midshipman, withdrawn 9 Dec 1889 misconduct)
  25. Walter Henry Cowan
  26. Godfrey Edwin Corbett
  27. Frank Pierce
  28. Henry Mortlock Ommanney (not found at TNA)
  29. William Hunter Gordon (b 14 Dec 1870, Lt., d 1 Dec 1893 of typhoid at Gibraltar Hospital)
  30. John Garnet Armstrong
  31. Herbert Ponsonby Loftus Tottenham (b 21 Feb 1871, Acting Sub Lt., resigned 3 Oct 1891)
  32. James Andrew Fergusson
  33. Francis James Taylor (b 11 Dec 1870, Midshipman, d 11 Jul 1887 in capsized pleasure boat at Halifax)

Footnotes

  1. "Naval Cadetships." The Times (London, England), Monday, Dec 10, 1883; pg. 10; Issue 30999.
Term Intakes into H.M.S. Britannia
1859-1869
Dec, 1859 | Jun, 1860 | Sep, 1860 | Dec, 1860 | Mar, 1861 | Jun, 1861 | Sep, 1861 | Mar, 1862 | Jun, 1862 | Sep, 1862 | Dec, 1862
Mar, 1863 | Jun, 1863 | Sep, 1863 | Jan, 1864 | Mar, 1864 | Aug, 1864 | Oct, 1864 | Jan, 1865 | Mar, 1865 | May, 1865 | Sep, 1865
Jan, 1866 | May, 1866 | Sep, 1866 | Jan, 1867 | May, 1867 | Sep, 1867 | Jan, 1868 | May, 1868 | Sep, 1868 | Jan, 1869 | May, 1869 | Sep, 1869
1870-1879
Jan, 1870 | Jul, 1870 | Jan, 1871 | Jul, 1871 | Jan, 1872 | Jul, 1872 | Jan, 1873 | Jul, 1873 | Jan, 1874 | Jul, 1874
Jan, 1875 | Jul, 1875 | Jan, 1876 | Jul, 1876 | Jan, 1877 | Jul, 1877 | Jan, 1878 | Jul, 1878 | Jan, 1879 | Jul, 1879
1880-1889
Jan, 1880 | Jul, 1880 | Jan, 1881 | Jul, 1881 | Jan, 1882 | Jul, 1882 | Jan, 1883 | Jul, 1883 | Jan, 1884 | Jul, 1884 | Jan, 1885 | Jul, 1885
Jan, 1886 | Jul, 1886 | Jan, 1887 | Jul, 1887 | Jan, 1888 | Jul, 1888 | Jan, 1889 | Mar, 1889 | Jul, 1889
1890-1899
Jan, 1890 | Jul, 1890 | Jan, 1891 | Jul, 1891 | Jan, 1892 | Jul, 1892 | Jan, 1893 | Jul, 1893
Jan, 1894 | Jul, 1894 | Jan, 1895 | Jul, 1895 | Jan, 1896 | Jul, 1896 | Jan, 1897 | May, 1897 | Sep, 1897
Jan, 1898 | May, 1898 | Sep, 1898 | Jan, 1899 | May, 1899 | Sep, 1899
1900-1906
Jan, 1900 | May, 1900 | Sep, 1900 | Jan, 1901 | May, 1901 | Sep, 1901 | Jan, 1902 | May, 1902 | Sep, 1902
Jan, 1903 | May, 1903 | Sep, 1903 | Jan, 1904 | May, 1904 | Sep, 1904 | Jan, 1905 | May, 1905 | Sep, 1905 | Jan, 1906
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.