ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS
TAKEN FROM THE ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1872

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

Annison, C.J.

A.B. HMS Hercules

24.6.72

River Mersey Liverpool

18929*

Baker, W.C.V.

Sub-Lieut. HMS Minotaur

26.9.72

Portland

19022

Ballard, G.

Coastguard

14.10.72

Ramsgate Kent

19053

Bardin, G.M.

Chief Mate SS Admiral Moorsom

13.8.72

Dublin

18997

Batchelor, R.

Aged 16

11.3.72

Luton Near Chatham

18889

Beale, T.

Captain Maintop HMS Northumberland

21.1.72

Cadiz

18883*

Beatt, J.R.

Officer of Customs

20.8.72

Padstow Cornwall

19025

Beedem, J. Silver Clasp

Boatswain HMS Malabar

20.3.72

Off Bombay

18897

Berrington, C.C.

Aged 16 Cadet T.S. Worcester

28.2.72

River Thames Greenhithe

18884

Bevan, J.

 

10.9.72

Falmouth

19002

Bickerstaff, R.

 

17.8.72

Blackpool

18996

Blenman, J.C.

 

13.9.72

River Thames Whitehall Stairs

19012

Boden, S.

Pierman

4.7.72

River Thames Cherry Gardens Pier

19038

Bone, J.J. Bronze Clasp

Stock-Broker

17.6.72

Surbiton

18941

Bowling, T.

Chief Mate S.St Leonard

20.6.72

River Thames Blackwall

18927

Boyle, T.J.

Fisherman

6.9.72

Balby Cotton Co.Cork

19005

Brenton, B.O.B.C. Silver Clasp

Sub-Lieut. HMS Minotaur

1.5.72

Portsmouth

18901

Brown, J.W.

Grocer’s Clerk

9.10.72

West Cowes I.O.W.

19047

Brown, T.

Master of the Brig Gertrude

10.5.72

Belfast

18905

Bruce, A.C.T.

Sub-Lieut HMS Hercules

24.6.72

River Mersey Liverpool

18929*

Bullock, -

Private 8th King’s Regiment

18.8.72

Fleetwood, Lancs.

19035*

Buxton, J.

Pilot

3.7.72

River Trent Nottingham

19004*

Callaghan, E.

Painter

10.8.72

River Lee Cork Ireland

19003

Carradus, J.

Aged 13

28.4.72

Carlisle

18898

Clist, H.

Private Army Service Corps

2.2.72

Basingstoke Canal Aldershot

18887*

Coates, F.

Police Constable

4.7.72

River Usk Newport Mon.

18939

Collins, T.

Gunner R.A.

11.4.72

Sheerness Kent

18904

Cooney, J.

Sub-Constable R.I.C.

5.12.71

Lough Corrib Galway

18854

Cooper, H.

 

20.8.72

Folkestone Kent

19000

Cowham, R.H.

Aged 14 Pupil

9.9.72

River Torrens Adelaide

19060

Creake, G.W.B.

Lay Clerk

8.7.72

River Ouze Ely

18951

Crowley, J.

 

23.11.71

Polesworth Warks

18924

Dawber, W.

Lieut. 1st L.R.V.

24.2.72

River Witham Lincoln

18886

De Quintanilha, H.J.S.

 

18.6.72

Lymington Creek Hants

18928

Donnellan, -

Private 8th King’s Regiment

18.8.72

Fleetwood, Lancs.

19035*

Donohue, D.

Boatswain HMS Sultan

19.1.72

Gibraltar

18870*

Eades, W.A.

O.S. HMS Favorite

-.9.72

Off Brighton

19036

Egerton, G.Le C.

Midshipman HMS Invincible

11.10.72

Gibraltar Bay

19050

Ellis, G.

Boatswain’s Mate HMS Penelope

27.3.72

Harwich

18885*

Emanuel, H.

 

19.6.72

River Thames Surbiton

18933

Evans, T.W.

Colliery Manager

1.8.72

Loughor Bridge S.Wales

18962

Forrester, J.

Lamp Trimmer HMS Tamer

6.9.71

Singapore

18868

Fowling, J.G.

Navigating Sub-Lieut HMS Hercules

24.6.72

River Mersey Liverpool

18929*

Freeland, A.

2nd Captain Maintop HMS Rinaldo

26.4.72

Amery China

18998

Freeman, T.

Krooman HMS Columbine

5.8.71

Port Victoria

18881

Fry, C.E.

2nd Mate British Soverign

5.3.71

At Sea

18919

Gadree, H.

Lascar

16.2.72

Mauritius

18890

Geddes, G.

Officer of Humane Society

9.3.72

River Clyde Glasgow

19014

Gibbon, J.W.

Accountant

23.8.72

River Lee Cork Ireland

18991

Giles, R.

HMS Thaliae

1.8.72

Mill Bay Plymouth

18967*

Gill, G.

A.B. HMS Northumberland

21.1.72

Cadiz

18883*

Goucher, J.

Grocer

14.1.72

River Severn Shrewsbury

18863

Grove, W.

O.S. HMS Hercules

24.6.72

River Mersey Liverpool

18929*

Guy, J.

 

18.8.72

Off Penarth Dock

18994

Hanlon, F.

Sub-Constable R.I.C.

1.11.71

River Suir Clonmel

18857

Hayden, R.

Clerk

20.6.72

Dublin

18934

Hodgson, L.R.

Carver

12.10.72

Limehouse

19052

Howell, G.

 

21.7.72

River Tyne

19011

Hunt, H.V.

Lieut. R.A.

6.9.72

Whitby Northam

19058

Ingham, A.

Cotton Doffer

27.7.72

Sowerby Bridge

18972

Jackson, W.W.

Aged 10

10.7.72

Ormskirk Lancs.

19031

Jerrim, H.

Captain Foretop HMS Bellerophon

15.12.71

Funchal Madeira

18853*

Jervis, E.L.

Lieut The Hon. 7th Hussars

18.8.72

River Stour Blandford

18988*

Johnson, W.

Clerk

6.7.72

Westport Ireland

18943

Kemp, Z.

Mariner

28.12.71

Ramsgate Kent

18900

Laird, T.

Police Constable

5.1.72

Risden Ferry Tasmania

18902

Lambert, F.

 

27.7.72

Newport I.O.W.

18987

Lambert, P.

Seaman

13.3.72

Port Adelaide

18923

Leckie, G.L.M.

Sub-Lieut. HMS Scylla

12.7.72

Off San Blas Mexico

19039

Lee, H.

Private 69th Regiment

14.6.72

Boaz Island Bermuda

19017

Lee, M.

Clerk

11.9.72

River Avon Amesbury Wilts.

19064

Light, R.

Coastguard

5.11.71

Off Sandwich Kent

18869

Lindsey, W.

Boatswain 2nd Class HMS Mersey

19.3.72

Queenstown Ireland

18882

Maccassy, E

Boatman

3.7.72

Victoria Quay Dublin

18944

Maxwell, W.A.

HM’s Customs

10.8.72

Arbroath N.B.

19009

Mulet, J.

Sergeant Carabineers

22.9.72

Alecante Spain

19045

Murphy, D.

A.B. HMS Immortalite

4.11.71

Portsmouth Dockyard

18867

Nichols, J.

Aged 12

31.8.72

Cawsand Cornwall

19046

Nixon, E.B.

Lieut. Bengal Staff Corps

1.8.71

Banda Lake India

18872

O’Rourke, B.

Aged 15

17.7.72

Mullaghmore Sligo

19041

Oakes, W.E.

Waterman

7.7.72

River Thames Westminster

18935

Paterson, R.

R.A.

24.12.71

Falmouth

18873

Paton, T.

Veterinary Surgeon Army Service Corps

2.2.72

Basingstoke Canal Aldershot

18887*

Percy, H.G.

Aged 14

17.6.72

White Cliff Mills Blandford

18948

Phillips, -

Pte. King’s Dragoon Guards

12.7.72

River Liffey Dublin

18959

Phillips, E.H.

HMS Thaliae

1.8.72

Mill Bay Plymouth

18967*

Phillips, J.

Warehouseman

10.4.72

Burslem Staffs

18894

Phipps, T.H.

Lieut. 7th Hussars

18.8.72

River Stour Blandford

18988*

Pill, F.J.

Lieut. HMS Penelope

27.3.72

Harwich

18885*

Purchell, H.N.

The Reverend

9.8.72

Fowey Harbour Cornwall

18989

Puxley, O.

Mariner

10.7.72

Harwich Essex

18953

Quigley, P. Bronze Clasp

Seaman Bronze Medal 1869

2.9.71 & 18.12.71

Corfu Naples

18855

Raynor, A.

Blacksmith

3.7.72

River Trent Nottingham

19004*

Renshaw, H.J.

Aged 16 Blockmaker

21.7.72

Milton Kent

18956

Richardson, G.M.

Sub-Lieut. HMS Topaze

26.6.72

At Sea

18985

Rogers, J.

Sub-Constable R.I.C.

17.4.72

Clonmel Ireland

18938

Roper, J.

Coastguard

9.7.72

Hastings Sussex

18947

Rowlett, J.

Private R.M.L.I.

11.11.72

Portland

19062

Salkeld, W.

 

1.2.72

River Stour Blandford

18877

Sampson, J.B.

 

10.9.72

Off Leward Islands

19061

Sargeant, J.

Private 8th King’s Regiment

18.8.72

Fleetwood, Lancs.

19035*

Sawdy, T.

Rigger R.N. Devonport

27.11.72

Hamoaze

19066

Scarf, J.

Signalman HMS Hercules

24.6.72

River Mersey Liverpool

18929*

Sharp, J.

Aged 14 Boy T.S. Mars

22.6.72

Woodhaven Fife

18954

Sieveking, H.E.

Aged 18 Student

27 & 29.12.72

Ratzeburg Lake

18892

Slimme, G.

L.S. HMS Sultan

19.1.72

Gibraltar

18870*

Smith, D.

P.O. Pacific Steam Navigation Company

24.9.72

Arbroath N.B.

19020

Smithers, G.

 

10.9.71

Brighton Sussex

18918

Stephens, B.

A.B. HMS Adelaide

13.1.72

The Hamoaze Devonport

18864

Stewart, J.

Plate Layer

15.5.72

Cove Bay by Aberdeen N.B.

18980

Stodden, W.

Mariner

11.5.72

Porthleven Cornwall

18903

Stuart, H.

Captain Quarter-Deck Men HMS Inconstant

1.9.72

At Sea

19016

Swain, C.S.

Aged 16

7.9.72

Kingstown Ireland

19033

Thompson, G.A.

Clerk

24.7.72

Maple Durham Weir Berks.

18982

Thompson, W.

Medical Student

22.9.72

Fenit Ireland

19043

Timms, T.E.

O.S. HMS Hercules

24.6.72

River Mersey Liverpool

18929*

Webb, C.

L.S. HMS Bellerophon

15.12.71

Funchal Madeira

18853*

White, J.

 

10.8.72

River Liffey Dublin

18984

White, W.

Joiner

10.12.71

River Swale Richmond

18858

Wickendon, J.

O.S. HMS Hercules

24.6.72

River Mersey Liverpool

18929*

Wilby, G.

Sergeant R.A.

9.11.72

Donegal Quay Belfast

19065

Williams, H.T.

Steward HMS Duke of Wellington

9.1.72

Off Gosport

18866

Woods, J.

Boatman

19.8.72

Westport Co.Mayo

19006

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