ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS
TAKEN FROM THE ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1870

The following roll with additional information has been extracted by reference to the Royal Humane Society’s Annual Report 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

Abbs, H.C.

Barrister at Law

18.8.70

Roker Sunderland

18625

Alexander, W.

Fisherman

1.8.70

Newburgh Fife N.B.

18619

Armstrong, A.

 

4.6.70

Upton Worcs

18526

Aselford, J.

Aged 15

10.2.70

New Ross Hereford

18474

Atkinson, S.

The Reverend

15.8.70

Newbiggin Northumberland

18631

Bamber, W.L. Bronze Clasp

Lieut. RN

22.7.70

Jersey

18600

Bear, G.

Chief Officer T.S. Formidable

17.8.70

Portishead Roads Near Bristol

18599

Benning, C.C.

Aged 16

28.5.70

Tottenhoe Beds

18513

Beveridge, A. Bronze Clasp

Captain Harbour Master

15.10.69

Constant Bay New Zealand

18482

Bishop, W.

 

18.6.70

Coleraine Ireland

18573

Brabyn, J.

Ship Carpenter

21.5.70

Cardiff

18525

Brewer, C.

Carpenter

13.8.70

Near Truro Cornwall

18582

Brooks, C.

Aged 11

14.6.70

East Grinstead

18538

Browning, T.

 

29.12.69

Smeinton Notts

18461

Burge, T.

Aged 17 Confectioner

12.8.70

Weston-super-Mare

18587

Burns, J.

Gunner’s Mate HMS Phoebe

25.3.69

Carlisle Bay Barbados

18647*

Burstow, C.

Coal Merchant

25.7.70

Horley Surrey

18576

Burvill, J.

Bathing Attendant

25.7.70

Ramsgate Kent

18579

Bushell, W.A.

Commission Agent

12.2.70

Aston Pool Birmingham

18498

Cahill, P.

Tin Plate Worker

14.8.70

Cork Ireland

18590

Caulfield, E W

The Reverend Aged 74

9.8.70

Calne Wilts

18609

Cavill, F. Bronze Clasp

Swimming Master

1.9.70

Brighton Sussex

18641

Clementi, M.

Lieut. Bengal Staff Corps

6.12.69

Morar Lake Gwalior

18481*

Coffey, J.

Sub-Constable

30.7.70

Cork Ireland

18558

Cole, C.

Commercial Traveller

15.6.70

Newquay Cornwall

18648

Cope, R.

Sub-Constable R.I.C.

5.9.70

Crookhaven Pier Co.Cork

18610*

Craig, J.

Boiler Smith

6.9.69

Swivel Bridge Newcastle

18464

Darvall, E.E.

 

12.1.70

Sydney New South Wales

18483

Deeney, D.

Fisherman

31.7.70

Rathmullan Ireland

18608

Deidum, F.

A.B. HMS Dryad

24.2.70

Bombay Harbour

18500

Delaney, E.

Master of Yacht

29.7.70

Waterford Ireland

18570

Dollimore, J.

A.B. HMS Star

22.7.70

English Channel

18555

Downie, A.

Boy at "Sir H Smith" Reformatory

5.2.70

Victoria

18595A

Dyer, T.C.

 

10.8.70

River Liffey Dublin

18598

Edwards, C.

Cordwainer

5.8.70

River Sow Stafford

18597

Ferhan, -

Seedee Turkish Barque Augusta

15.1.70

Off Muscat

18572*

Field, A.

Coxswain HMS Zebra

16.12.69

Yokohama Japan

18492

Fieldhouse, W.

Aged 19

15.9.70

Barnard Castle Durham

18618

Fielding, W.H.

 

30.1.70

Blackburn Lancs

18468

Freestone, J.

 

19.6.70

River Trent Nottingham

18574

Furnivall, C.

HM Customs

13.7.70

Great Grimsby

18563

Galsworthy, W.

Footman

8.9.70

Near Christchurch Hants

18622

Gilpin, B.

Aged 18

25.9.70

River Wear Sunderland

18624

Graham, R.J.

Draper

5.8.70

River Eden Carlisle

18594

Harman, P.

Private 43rd Regt.

18.12.69

Pigeon House Fort Dublin

18447*

Haygarth, F.

 

4.8.70

River Thames Caversham

18591*

Henderson, R.F.A.

Lieut HMS Phoebe

27.2.70

At Sea

18646

Herring, W.

Aged 14 Pupil Greenwich Hospital School

24.8.70

River Thames Greenwich

18602

Herron, B.

Stone Mason

15.8.70

South Shields

18588

Heyland, W.P.L.

Midshipman RN Late HMS Barracouta

20.11.69

The Sea off Halifax

18499

Hinchley, G.R.

 

19.3.70

Spitalfields

18488

Hunt, E.

 

11.8.70

Babbacombe Bay Devon

18604*

Hurley, J.

A.B. HMS Serapis

16.7.70

Off Dover

18556

Izzard, J.

Private 17th Regt.

2.5.70

Jersey

18517

Jordon, L.

Police Constable R.I.C.

8.8.70

Waterford Ireland

18583

Langford, T.

Sub-Constable R.I.C.

5.9.70

Crookhaven Pier Co.Cork

18610*

Lewin,W.

Lieut. HMS Pylades

12.2.68

At Sea Madeira

18458

Lewis, R.

The Reverend

1.4.70

River St Lawrence Canada

18508

Lockhart, W.S.A.

Captain Bengal Staff Corps

6.12.69

Morar Lake Gwalior

18481*

Mackay, A.B.

The Reverend

20.5.70

River Severn Worcester

18527

Mahony, J.

Aged 19 Labourer

14.9.70

Lavitts Quay Cork

18612

Mallett, R.

Chief Boatman Coastguard

16.12.69

Seaford Bay Sussex

18445

Manhennelt, G.

Private 15th Regt.

9.8.70

St Helier’s Jersey

18592

Martin, C.

Carpenter

2.8.70

St.Servan France

18623

Mason, J.D.

Mariner

12.1.70

Clark’s Island Port Jackson

18524*

Matthews, C.J.

Sailing Master

15.6.70

St Peter’s Guernsey

18530

McAuley, T.

Aged 16 T.S. Cumberland

9.12.70

Bow N.B.

18645

McAvina, M

Sub-Constable

29.1.70

River Bann Ireland

18467

McClelland, W.

Boy at "Sir H Smith" Reformatory

9.4.70

Victoria

18595

McDonald, C.

Constable

28.10.69

Hokitika New Zealand

18466

McGilvery, J.

O.S. RN

2.8.70

River Danube Galatz

18603*

Miller, W.

Ship Carpenter

17.5.70

Rothsay N.B.

18539

Millership, J.

Sergeant of Police

19.4.70

Ipsley Warks

18497

Mills, H.

O.S. HMS Ocean

25.12.69

Yokohama Japan

18491

Napier, C.E.

Lieut. HMS Volage

29.4.70

Cowes I.O.W.

18504

Neno, J. Bronze Clasp

Commercial Traveller

14.7.70

Devonport

18551

Newnham, A.C.

Mariner

12.1.70

Clark’s Island Port Jackson

18524*

Norvall, F.A.

Aged 13

19.2.70

Peckham

18470

Pearman, W.

Coastguard

9.4.70

Dover

18494

Pearson, W.

O.S. RN

2.8.70

River Danube Galatz

18603*

Petley, G.

 

15.4.70

River Ouse York

18507

Petty, G. Bronze Clasp

Labourer

25.6.70

York

18565

Pocock, J.

Greengrocer

2.6.70

Rochester Kent

18531

Potter, J.

Drill Sergeant R.V.

15.8.70

Lowestoft

18621

Prendergast, M.

Sergeant R.H.A.

22.5.70

Maidstone Kent

18512

Raelt, Mr.

Turkish Barque Augusta

15.1.70

Off Muscat

18572*

Ramsden, H.C.

Mate of Citizen Z

12.8.70

River Thames Millbank

18596

Rayment, J.

Cabinet Maker

3.3.70

Chelmsford Essex

18487

Roberts, H.

Police Constable

8.7.70

River Dovey North Wales

18593

Robertson, H.N.

 

24.9.70

Great Yarmouth

18640

Routh, M.

 

4.8.70

River Thames Caversham

18591*

Rowse, G.

Grocer

11.8.70

Babbacombe Bay Devon

18604*

Russell, J.

Painter

12.7.70

River Medina I.O.W.

18549

Scully, T.

Steward SS Shelburne

21.6.70

Belfast Lough Ireland

18543

Shill, W.

Corporal Ship’s Cook HMS Trinculo

1.9.69

Corfu

18460

Shirley, J.

Sub-Constable R.I.C.

15.8.70

Cork Ireland

18589

Shreeve, G.

Police Constable

2.8.70

Great Yarmouth

18581

Skinner, W.

Gunner 3rd Cl. HMS Leven

14.10.69

Hankow China

18448

Stent, A.T.

Bombardier 4th Corps RMA

20.6.70

Eastney

18611

Talling, W.

Aged 14 Seamans Orphan Home

9.3.70

Brixham Devon

18506

Treloy, -

Col.Sgt. 43rd Regt.

18.12.69

Pigeon House Fort Dublin

18447*

Welsh, T.

Captain Foretop HMS Phoebe

25.3.69

Carlisle Bay Barbados

18647*

Whitegrove, J.

A.B. HMS Jackal

2.5.70

Greenock

18501

Williams, J. Bronze Clasp

Boatswain HMS Blanche

27.9.69

At Sea

18479

Young, A.

Aged 15

15.8.70

Falmouth

18620

Young, H.L.

Aged 15 Student

23.2.70

Shrewsbury

18473

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