Category:H.M.S. Britannia (Training Ship) Entrants of December, 1859

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One source indicates sixty-seven candidates were accepted for naval cadetships in this, the first term at Britannia, but The Times reported on that following boys sixty passed their examinations on 13 December, 1859.[1]

Of forty-one boys over fourteen years of age who took the exam, the following twenty-eight were accepted:

  1. Edward William John Hennah
  2. Frederick Abel Moysey
  3. Edward Stratford Dugdale
  4. Hugh Miles Milman
  5. Cyril William Cole
  6. Hubert Henry Grenfell
  7. Frederick Rowland Dicken
  8. "Hyman" (I cannot identify this man, but a cadet named "L. W. Hyman" was appointed to Mersey on 1 October, 1860[2])
  9. Albert Mainwaring Ducat
  10. William Carey
  11. George Robert Charles Eyres
  12. The Hon. Edward Miles David Browne
  13. Alexander John Ballantyne
  14. Alfred James Booth
  15. Colebrook Mandeville
  16. William W. King (Midshipman at TNA, not in Navy List of January 1860 or 1863 or 1869)
  17. Edward Riddle
  18. Charles Edward Gissing
  19. George Sidney Lindeman
  20. Albemarle Percy Watson
  21. Norman Leith Hay Clark
  22. Frank Anthony Gataker (listed as "Gatacher" in The Times)
  23. Fitzherbert Coddington (listed as "Codrington" in The Times)
  24. Arthur Edward Bancroft
  25. Harry G. Steavenson (Midshipman at TNA, not in Navy List of January 1863 or 1869)
  26. George Thomas Bolton
  27. Arthur P. Patton (Acting Sublieutenant at TNA, not in Navy List of January 1863 or 1869)
  28. Henry Briggs Lang

Of twenty-nine boys under age fourteen, the following twenty-two were accepted:

  1. John Sulivan Luckraft
  2. Baldwin Wake Walker
  3. Charles James St. John Hough
  4. Vincent John English
  5. Francis Eardley Wilmot
  6. Arthur D. Shafto (Midshipman at TNA, not in Navy List of January 1863 or 1869)
  7. Augustus H. Gilbert (Naval Cadet, and possibly Paymaster, at TNA; not in Navy List of January 1863 or 1869)
  8. Charles William de la Poer Beresford
  9. Hugh Maxwell Tyler
  10. Charles H. Greenway (Midshipman at TNA, not in Navy List of January 1860 or 1863 or 1869)
  11. Alexander H. Campbell (Naval Cadet at TNA by initial, not in Navy List of January 1863 or 1869)
  12. John Robert Aylen
  13. William Balfour Forbes
  14. Philip H. Ranking (Midshipman at TNA, not in Navy List of January 1863 or 1869)
  15. Charles Robert Wood
  16. Edmund Wigley Burt
  17. John Brereton
  18. Matthew James Harrison
  19. Thomas C. Hullett (listed as "Hallett" in The Times. Naval Cadet at TNA, not in Navy List of January 1860 or 1863 or 1869)
  20. Robert Frederick Ward
  21. "Wallace" (I cannot identify this man)
  22. Philip Francis

Additionally, the following men's service records indicate that they may also have been part of this term.

Footnotes

  1. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Dec 14, 1859; pg. 9; Issue 23489.
  2. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Oct 03, 1860; pg. 11; Issue 23741.
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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.

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