Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of May, 1868

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Thirty-nine of sixty-seven candidates for Naval Cadetships were accepted following the qualifying examinations for the May 1868 intake term at H.M.S. Britannia.[1]

The marks after their names indicate their prior schooling:

  • E == Eastman's Royal Naval Academy, Southsea
  • M == Montague Foster's, Stubbington-house, Fareham
  • K == Reverend T. Knight's, St. Mary's Hall, Southsea
  • V == Mr. Vickery's, Hope House, Southsea
  • A == Reverend W. Allen's, Newtown Parsonage, Soberton
  • N == North Grove House, Southsea
  • B == Reverend E. Burney's, Royal Naval Academy, Gosport


  1. Collingwood Nicholson Fenwick
  2. Thomas Torrens Rowley Miller E
  3. Alexander William Wentworth Forbes M
  4. Francis George Kirby B
  5. Charles Henry Coke E
  6. Algernon Horatio Anson B
  7. George William Gubbins B
  8. Henry Savile V
  9. Cornwallis Jasper Trower B
  10. Reginald Bridger
  11. Edward Poore Chapman E
  12. Francis Alexander A
  13. John Casement
  14. George Francis Savage Knowling
  15. Augustus Lempriere Knapton Knapton
  16. The Hon. Patrick Maurice Hely-Hutchinson
  17. James Roger Joseph Simpson
  18. James Montgomery Caulfield B
  19. Henry Preedy M
  20. The Hon. Arthur Thomas Napier Baring N
  21. Arthur Murray Farquhar
  22. Louis Frederick Cyril Jackson A
  23. Andrew Charles Williamson
  24. Sydney Barnes Tomson E
  25. C. R. Roundell B (not found in TNA)
  26. Robert Frederick Banks
  27. Francis Roger Martin
  28. Frederick Samuel Inglefield N
  29. Frederick Livington Campbell K
  30. Arthur Lingham
  31. Francis William Keary
  32. Charles Napier Rodick
  33. Edward Capel Hasler Helby
  34. Woodham Arthur Connop E
  35. E. H. Goddal K (not found in TNA)
  36. Herbert George Paris B
  37. Keppel Wade N (entered with the following September term)
  38. A. J. Ross E (not found in TNA)
  39. J. W. Elliot N

The following candidates passed as Navigating Cadets.

  1. Francis Sambell Wheeler M
  2. James Ellard B
  3. Edmund Henry Davenport
  4. John William Brettall O'Donnell Morris
  5. Arthur Otto Cotton N

Footnotes

  1. "Royal Naval College." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Apr 08, 1868; pg. 10; Issue 26093.
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