Algernon Horatio Anson

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Rear-Admiral Algernon Horatio Anson, J.P., Royal Navy (3 August, 1854 – 12 November, 1913) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born the fourth son of Sir J. W. H. Anson, Second Baroney.

In 1896 he married The Hon. Adela Vernon, daughter of Sixth Baron Vernon. They had two sons.


  • "Rear-Admiral A. H. Anson" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 14 November, 1913. Issue 40369, col C, pg. 11.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
John H. W. Theed
Captain of H.M.S. Salamander
11 Jul, 1893[1]
Succeeded by
Thomas Hadley
Preceded by
Henry C. A. Baynes
Captain of H.M.S. Hearty
17 Jul, 1897[2]
Succeeded by
Herbert G. King-Hall


  1. "The Naval Manœuvres". The Times. Monday, 10 July, 1893. Issue 33999, col D, p. 10.
  2. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 256.