ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS FOR 1857

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 original 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

Aiken, J.

Commissioned Boatman Coastguard

11.3.57

Cushendale Co.Antrim

15946

Alexander, J.

A.B. HMS Medina

23.7.57

River Danube Ismail

16092

Beeden, J.

A.B. HMS Duke of Wellington

31.1.57

Lisbon

15943

Bell, G.F.

Assistant Engineer HMS Spanker

12.1.57

Off Sheerness

15930

Berry, J.

Marine Stores dealer

15.6.57

Hincksey Near Oxford

16017

Bourke, R.

Clerk

28.12.56

Dublin

15929

Bowden, W.

Boatman Coastguard

22.8.57

Peterhead Aberdeen

16066

Browning, S.

Sub-Constable

19.1.57

Roundstone Co.Galway

15936

Bruff, P.

Aged 11

18.2.57

Handford Place Ipswich

15956

Butcher, J.B.

A.B. HMS Fisgard

17.5.57

River Thames London Bridge

15970

Cawley, E.

Nurse

26.5.57

Horton Northamptonshire

15986

Close, W.

Shipwright

2.6.57

Stockton-upon-Tees

15988

Collins, D.

Mate of Steamer Albert

31.3.57

Queenstown

15952

Cullum, T.

Boatman Coastguard

3.1.57

Dawlish

15934

Dansie, W.

Smith

4.2.57

Bures Essex

15941

Denbow, R.

Seaman HMS Brunswick

22.4.57

Off Malta

15973

Ellinger, T.

Aged 15 Schoolboy

20.5.57

River Medway Rochester

15984

Evans, T.

A.B. HMS Centurion

9.10.56

Off Lisbon

15928*

Fitzgerald, P.

Fisherman

1.10.57

Castlegregory Ireland

16093

Flanagan, C.C.

Aged 13

7.10.57

Montreal Canada

16094

Fletcher, T.

Aged 16 Apprentice to a Druggist

20.9.57

River Ouse Goole

16075

Gifford, W.

Aged 11 Schoolboy

8.10.57

Salford Manchester

16079

Gimblet, J.

A.B. HMS Centurion

9.10.56

Off Lisbon

15928*

Gould, J.

Labourer

25.6.57

River Usk Caerleon

16019

Guillaumard, F.

French Seaman

8.4.57

Dover

15971

Harris, R.

Bookseller

23.6.57

River New Northampton

16007

Hinchey, W.

Bandsman

13.5.57

River Thames Westminster

15981

Horton, S.

Ironmonger

9.7.57

Great Grimsby

16024

Jehu, J.F.

Aged 16 Saddler

23.6.57

Bridgenorth

16018

Kidd, E.

Police Constable No. 355

21.12.56

Regents Canal Kingsland

15927

Little, J.E.

Aged 16 Printer

1.2.57

Worcester

15938

Maley, J.

Marine HMS Centurion

9.10.56

Off Lisbon

15928*

Mason, W.M.

Aged 14

10.8.57

River Orwell Ipswich

16049

Measures, C.

Aged 14 Printers Boy

17.5.57

River Cam Cambridge

15990

Molton, F.

Clerk Police Office

20.6.57

Sandy Cove Kingstown

16001

Moss, W.

Baker

1.12.56

Snaresbrook

15924

Munn, A.

Aged 15

1.6.57

Hampstead Heath

15991

O’Neil, D.

Bandsman HMS Centurion

9.10.56

Off Lisbon

15928*

Portlock, T.

Aged 17 Pupil Teacher

2.7.57

River Isis Oxford

16011

Reddie, T.

Aged 15

7.5.57

River Ouse Lynn Norfolk

15978

Richards, J.

Labourer

10.8.57

Ryde I.O.W.

16053

Rippon, J.

Miner

23.8.57

Perranporth Cornwall

16057

Ryan, R.

Storekeeper

28.6.57

Regents Park

16020

Scott, R.

 

1.8.57

Shoreham Harbour

16081

Shepherd, R. Jnr.

 

21.6.57

Alnwick

16012

Sullivan, J.

Q.M. HMS Archer

22.12.56

Off Greytown S.America

15948

Sweeney, P.

A.B. HMS Elk

15.11.56

Straits of Banco

15940*

Webb, T.

Seaman HMS Camilla

28.7.57

River Min China

16084

Wells, T.

Gardener

25.6.57

Weybridge

16054

White, W.

Boatswain HMS Rainbow

6.10.57

Portsmouth

16088

Winspear, H.J.

White Smith

11.10.57

River Ouse York

16089

Wright, J. Jnr.

Boatman

-.7.57

Off Brighton

16083

Wright, R.B.

A.B. HMS Elk

15.11.56

Straits of Banco

15940*

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