Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of September, 1863

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Competitive examinations held at the Royal Naval Academy, Portsmouth produced the following successful candidates for naval cadetships in the September, 1863 intake term at Britannia, listed in order of merit. Thirty-three candidates were rejected.[1]

  1. William Shepley Taylor
  2. F. Beauclerk (initial only at TNA)
  3. A. F. J. James (initials only at TNA. The Times has him as "A. F. T. James")
  4. Frank William Wyley
  5. Arthur William Edward Prothero
  6. J. E. Russell (initials only at TNA, missing in Navy List of October 1871)
  7. Richard Nigel Gresley
  8. Edward Arthur Richmond
  9. Charles Glover William Aylen
  10. R. G. Craigie (initials only at TNA, missing in Navy List of October 1871)
  11. Henry Vashon Baker
  12. Charles Cecil Stuart
  13. Henry Deacon Barry
  14. Edward Harpur Gamble
  15. Charles Ramsay Arbuthnot
  16. Walter Byrom Almack
  17. William Carnegie Codrington Forsyth
  18. Andrew William Rogers
  19. Charles Home Cochran
  20. Harry Frederick James Wyatt
  21. Charles Paget Streeton
  22. Edward Pitcairn Jones
  23. George Lindsay Malcolm Leckie
  24. Arthur Henry Stone
  25. Frank Janverin Grassie
  26. Henry Douglas Mackenzie
  27. Charles William Hicks
  28. Thomas R. J. Ross (initials only at TNA, not found in Navy List of October 1871)
  29. Harry Percy Dawson
  30. James Richard Broadley
  31. James Nicholas Hurt
  32. Robert Findlay
  33. W. H. Anson (initials only at TNA, not found in Navy List of October 1871)
  34. W. W. Doveton (initials only at TNA, not found in Navy List of October 1871)
  35. Robert Henry Stewart
  36. Osbert Calmady Pollerfen Hamlyn
  37. Henry William Savile
  38. N. R. M. Le Geyt (initials only at TNA, not found in Navy List of October 1871)
  39. William Moore West
  40. E. Walter (not found at TNA or in Navy List of October 1871)

The following men received Second-Class Naval Cadetships, a new type being inaugurated following new regulations issued in the Admiralty Circular of 8 July. Seven second-class candidates were rejected.

  1. Archibald Godfrey Douglas
  2. Philip Henry Wright
  3. John William Brown
  4. Edward Leah
  5. Charles Walter Stuart

TODO: There is information in the source indicating their prior education which I have not applied here

Footnotes

  1. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Sep 09, 1863; pg. 7; Issue 24659.
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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.