ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS FOR 1853

Prior to 1864 the RHS Annual Reports do not contain a list of those awarded the Bronze medal or Clasp. The following roll with additional information has been extracted by reference to the appropriate manuscript Case Book by Peter Helmore.

(* after Case No indicates more than one Bronze medal for incident.)

Name

Rank or Occupation
(where stated)

Date of Incident

Location

RHS Case number

Allen, M.

Aged 16

18.9.53

Chigwell Row Essex

15442

Baker, J.

Engine Driver

9.8.53

River Lee Clapton

15411

Bloomfield, A.

A.B. HMS Bonetta

24.8.53

Rio Janeiro

15450

Brown, F.G.

Clerk

16.7.53

Regents Canal Mile End

15398

Burr, J.

Machine Maker

28.6.53

Long Sutton

15391

Casey, M.

Chief Boatman Coastguard

6.6.53

Newhaven Sussex

15389

Cast, L.

 

9.8.53

Rotherhithe

15409

Chappell, W.

Labourer

28.7.53

Regents Canal Paddington

15405

Cooke, H.

Aged 15 Tailor

21.9.53

Off St Columb Cornwall

15462

Cutts, W.

Tide Waiter

14.10.53

Glasson Dock Lancs

15464

Donne, S.

Butcher

9.4.53

Surrey Canal

15348

Douglas, J.

Traveller

22.2.53

Mullock Bridge Pembroke

15340

Edgerly, B.

Boatman

12.8.53

West Dock Dover

15437

Follett, J.

Waterman

12.6.53

River Thames Richmond

15375

Harrison, W.

Clerk

18.6.53

River Severn Worcester

15378

Hennessy, T.

Sub-Constable

1.5.53

Galway

15356

Higgins, S.

Under Butler

16.2.53

Ellesmere Shropshire

15336*

Holland, H.

Private Grenadier Guards

14.4.53

Serpentine

15351

Huggins, R.I.

Drummer 1st Somerset Militia

5.8.53

Taunton

15417

Lett, J.

Stonemason

25.7.53

Rousham Oxford

15415

Letts, F.

Landlord

30.7.53

River Thames Lambeth Pier

15406

Logie, A.

Seaman HMS Archer

1.4.53

Off Aberdeen Pier

15346

Maher, N.

Acting Constable

6.8.53

Cork

15413

Mason, J.

Fireman Steamer Madrid

10.3.53

Southampton Docks

15343

Morris, J.

Journeyman Blacksmith

1.8.53

River Aire Yorkshire

15407

Podevin, C.

Brewer’s Servant

1.8.53

Off Dover

15436

Rawlings, J.

Labourer

23.9.53

River Lugg Kingsland Bridge

15452

Redford, J.

Fisherman

26.2.53

Cullercoats Northumberland

15341

Rose, C.

Aged 17

23.6.53

Cromarty Scotland

15380

Rowlands, J.

Cooper

16.2.53

Ellesmere Shropshire

15336*

Thorpe, J.

Waterman

10.3.53

River Thames Near Newlock Bucks

15337

Turner, G.

Moulder

15.2.53

Dudley

15332

Ward, G.

Labourer

4.11.53

Court House River Galway

15466

Weir, C.

Pensioner R.A.

20.7.53

River Thames Woolwich

15400

White, S.

Boatman Coastguard

6.7.53

Lynn Norfolk

15414

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