ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS
TAKEN FROM THE ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1885

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


17/01/04 Entries for Lovering amended

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

Name

Rank or Occupation
(where stated)

Date of Incident

Location

RHS Case number

Addison, W.S.

Confectioner

15.8.85

St Leonard’s-on-Sea

22862

Alderson, E.A.H.

Lieut 2nd Bn Royal West Kent Regt

11.6.85

R.Nile near Dongola

22777

Allison, J.

Seaman

22.1.85

Genoa

22646

Aspden, T.

Slater

26.12.84

Near Accrington

22618

Baird, G.J.

 

14.7.85

Groomsport Co.Down

22779

Baker, J.

Labourer

6.7.85

Newnham

22810

Bassett-Bassett, W.

Sub Lieut. RN HMS Dolphin

14.1.85

Suakim

22649*

Bates, C.

Bathing Machine Proprietor

10.8.85

Walton-on-the-Naze

22812

Beagerie, F.J.

Grocer

4.6.85

St Neots

22723

Bell, C.D’H.

3rd Officer SS Bulimba

11.2.85

Off Lisbon

22695

Bethune, H.

Schoolboy

29.5.85

Dingwall N.B.

22714

Blake, S. Clasp

Lock-Keeper

21.7.85

R.Thames Sandford

22788

Bowen, W.

Engine Driver

11.7.85

Swansea

22773

Bradbury, J.

Wine Merchant

14.8.85

Anglesey

22850

Brown, T.

Boatman

27.7.85

Torquay

22798

Browne, J.

Butler

5.8.85

Dublin Bay

22835

Browne, S.D.

Lieut RHA

31.8.85

Naini Tal India

22947

Butters, W.M. Clasp

The Reverend

31.7.85

Guernsey

22817

Castle, A.

 

21.3.85

R.Isis Bullstock

22687

Chapman, S.

Captain of the Foretop HMS Defiance

16.11.85

Near Torpoint Devonport

22964

Chilton, J.W.

Commercial Clerk

26.11.85

Ryhope Durham

22967

Clark, H.C.E.

Miss

3.8.85

Colwyn Bay

22841

Cleaver, T.

A.B. HMS Dragon

11.2.85

Hoogly River off Calcutta

22662

Congdon, G.T.

A.B. HMS Excellent

29.9.85

Langston Harbour

22935*

Cottrell, W.

Waterman

6.4.85

Gosport Hard

22692

Crose, M.

Seaman

5.8.85

Swanage

22797

Cubitt, A.G.

Chief Officer SS Poonah

1.5.85

Bombay Harbour

22887

Cumberland, S.

Clerk

19.8.85

Boulogne

22915

Davis, S.

Apprentice

23.9.85

R.Tyne Redheugh Bridge

22919

Day, F.

Engineer’s Apprentice

24.6.85

Dover

22769

Day, F.G.

Private London Scottish R.V.

28.3.85

R.Thames Temple Stairs

22671

Dench, C.

Police Constable

4.11.85

Wellingborough

22957

Dixon, J.

Aged 11 Schoolboy

14.7.85

Boscastle

22781

Dixon, J.R.

Master Mariner

24.10.85

South Shields

22959*

Dunton, G.R.

Boat-Builder

28.5.85

R.Thames East Molesey

22715

Dupont

Voyageur Nile Flotilla

7.12.84

Near Tanjour Rapids R.Nile

22638

Eastwood, T.C.

 

12.6.85

Derby

22729

Eeles, C.C.S.

Lieut. RN HMS Dolphin

14.1.85

Suakim

22649*

English, G.

Bathing Master

27.8.85

Teignmouth

22884

Finney, J.

Private 2nd Bn Essex Regt

5.8.84

R.Nile at Keneh

22696

Fisher, W.B. Clasp

Lieut RN HMS Miranda

3.1.85

Sydney Harbour

22655*

Fryer, J.S.

Mate

27.8.85

Portsmouth

22909

Fulcher, A.

Sawyer

26.8.85

Seaton Carew Durham

22880

Galloway, H.B.

Army Student

26.4.85

R. Thames Sunbury Weir

22681

Giddings, A.

2nd Captain of Deck Men HMS Miranda

3.1.85

Sydney Harbour

22655*

Gorman, T.

C/Sgt Royal Inniskilling Fus.

20.8.85

Bundoran Co.Donegal

22883

Grace, A.

Capt.of the Mast HMS Avon

2.10.85

Off Lee-on-Solent

22940*

Hadidi, M-el.

Private 2ndBn Egyptian Army

15.12.84

River Nile

22629

Hadley, J.A.

L.S. HMS Excellent

29.9.85

Langston Harbour

22935*

Hair, J.

Private 1st Bn R.Irish Regt

23.1.85

R.Nile near Korti

22720

Hall, A.

Diver’s Assistant

30.4.85

North Shields

22694

Hammet, J.L. Clasp

Capt RN HMS Agincourt

13.4.85

Queenstown

22679

Hanrahan, T.

Sgt. R.Irish Regt.

24.1.85

R.Nile between Debbeh & Korti

22647*

Harington, A.H.

 

19.4.85

Hardwar India

22921

Hayward

Constable 646 E Div Metropolitan Police

1.7.85

R.Thames Temple Pier

22749

Hickson, E.F.

District Inspector R.I.C.

29.7.85

Rosse’s Point Co.Sligo

22800

Hitchcock, C.

Tutor

12.5.85

R.Thames Reading

22745

Hogg, G.H.

Servant

5.7.85

Llanvair

22756

Holman, C.A.

Farmer

26.7.85

Prince Edward Island

22917

Humphries, C.

Police Constable

10 & 15.8.85

Floating Harbour Bristol

22868 & 22869

Ingram, W.H.

Lieut Middx. Yeo. Cavalry

24.11.84

R.Nile Dal Cataract

22676

Inwood, R.

Gardener

6.4.85

Blenheim Park Water

22697

Jackson, F.

 

18.8.85

Ramsey I.O.M.

22864

Jackson, F.G.

Medical Student

1.1.85

Loch at Linlithgow

22641

Johnson, A.

A.B. HMS Alexandra

29.5.85

Off Malta

22719

Johnson,M.H.C.

Warehouseman

3.5.85

Chiswick

22705

Jones, J.

Labourer

16.7.85

Dundrum Co.Down

22776

Jordan, R.

Upholsterer

19.8.85

Hereford

22843

Kennett-Barrington, V.H.B.

 

11.5.85

Suakim

22792*

Kickham, W.

Private 2nd Bn Connaught R.

14.5.85

Cahirciveen Co.Kerry

22739

Kilpatrick, R.

Plasterer

29.7.85

Borrowstoness N.B.

22890

Kirk, A.L.

Coffee Planter

26.2.85

Warreapolla Ceylon

22911

Latham, H.H.

Sapper R.E.

14.8.85

Chatham

22846

Lawson, C.

Draper

12.3.85

Shrewsbury

22690

Lee, F.

Police Constable

23.2.85

River Don Sheffield

22661

Lewance, T.H.

 

25.6.85

King’s Cross

22730

Lindsey, E.

Rigger

11.8.85

East Stonehouse

22863

Little, A.

Police Constable

5.9.85

Rochdale Canal

22914

Livesay, A.

Aged 14

13.8.85

Blackgang I.O.W.

22865

Lovering, R.

Carpenter Aged 20

6.7.85

Ilfracombe

22760

Lovering, R. Clasp

Boatman Aged 67

22.12.84

Ilfracombe

22617

Lyon, T.

Bootcloser

12.6.85

Northampton

22727

Mansfield, E.

5th Officer P&O SS Australia

16.7.85

Portsmouth

22775

Maurice, E.C.

Schoolboy

28.3.85

Marlborough

22744

McCallum, G.

Pte1stBn Gordon Highlanders

27.12.84

Kaibar Cataract R.Nile

22801

McCann, W.

Shoemaker

3.1.85

Lennoxtown N.B.

22667

McCudden, J.

Telegraphist

29.8.85

Dover

22866

McDowall, G.A.

Aged 9

29.8.85

Barbadoes

22900

McGovern, W.

Drummer Royal Irish Fus.

23.9.85

Southsea

22926

McLeod

Mr. Student

15.12.84

Roorkee Canal India

22628*

Millar, R.

Umbrella Maker

25.4.85

Ayr

22712

Miller, L.L.

Schoolboy

20.10.85

Tonbridge

22963

Miller, W.

Private Scots Greys

24.1.85

Dunsappie Loch Edinburgh

22639

Moore, J.C.

Dockmaster

1.6.85

Charlestown

22711

Morrison, D.

 

13.9.85

Portobello N.B.

22906

Moylan, J.

C/Sgt. R.Irish Regt.

24.1.85

R.Nile between Debbeh & Korti

22647*

Murray, W.

Farm Bailiff

20.12.84

Near Melrose N.B.

22615

Needle, A.

Cricket Ball Manufacturer

5.7.85

Oxford

22787

Nevill, R.J. Clasp

Fisher-Boy

9.6.85

Folkestone

22731

Noble, A.

Pilot

19.9.85

Fraserburgh N.B.

22954

Noble, A. Clasp

Pilot

28.10.85

Fraserburgh N.B.

22955

O’Kell, O.

Salesman

17.5.85

Chester

22805

Oliff, J.

Private 2nd Bn Essex Regt.

9.8.84

River Nile near Esneh

22666

Paine, W.

Surgeon

6.9.85

Dover

22913

Popham, R.

Master Builder

14.2.85

River Parratt Bridgwater

22653

Prescott, J.K.

 

13.12.84

Galt Ontario

22658

Prinsep, J.F.M.

Lieut 2nd Bn Essex Regt

23.12.84

R.Nile Shaban Rapid

22686

Pullen, F.

Cellarman

25.1.85

Highgate Pond

22642

Purdie, A.

Bookbinder

27.6.85

Trinity near Edinburgh

22806

Read, A.W.

Solicitor’s Clerk

24.8.85

Leicester

22894

Rhoods, F.W.

Captain of the Foretop

15.9.84

2nd Cataract River Nile

22613

Riley, W.

Foreman Fitter

2.9.85

Kingston Jamaica

22953

Robe, J. Clasp

Boilermaker

9.7.85

North Shields

22770

Roberts, G.P.

Schoolgirl

4.8.85

Queenstown

22857

Robinson, H.A.

Justice of the Peace

7.10.85

R.Maame Co.Galway

22962

Rowe, D.J.

Aged 14

19.4.85

Swansea

22688

Rudersdorff, J.F.

Professor of Music

5.7.85

Dublin

22767

Salter, H.S.

Undergraduate

3.7.85

R.Thames Henley

22762

Sanders, J.

Ldg.Smn. HMS Agincourt

15.4.85

Queenstown

22680

Sargent, J.D.

Chief Boatman Coastguard

15.4.85

Sheerness

22684

Sarup, R.

Foot Constable

2.9.84

Jullundar Punjab

22670

Scase, J.

Bricklayer

11.8.85

Harwich

22830

Shepherd, D.

Boy T.S. Exmouth

18.7.85

R.Thames at Grays

22782

Sing, D.

Sepoy Bengal Sappers

15.12.84

Roorkee Canal India

22628*

Smith, C.H. Clasp

Senior Mate in Command HM Cruiser Spy

16.5.85

Portsea

22703

Smith, J.

Gardener

22.1.85

Highgate Pond

22633

Strickland, M.

Domestic Servant

13.8.85

Croyde Bay N.Devon

22946

Strike, J.H.

Fisherman

28.4.85

Porthleven

22689

Taswatt

Native

16.4.85

Off Queen Charlotte’s Island

22943

Taylor, W.

Painter

19.9.85

Southampton

22907

Terriss, W.

Actor

6.8.85

Off Deal

22860

Thomas, C.W.

4th Officer SS Canara

18.6.85

Bombay Harbour

22827

Thomas, T.

A.B.

30.10.85

Portsmouth

22951

Tomlinson, H.

Professor

3.9.85

Seaford

22885

Tottle, L.

 

31.10.85

Withernsea

22970

Tracy, C.H.

The Honourable

5.8.85

Winchcomb

22836

Turner, A.

A.B. HM Tug Malta

10.9.85

Portsmouth

22936

Vingoe, A.

Boy T.S. Mount Edgecumbe

28.1.85

Saltash

22631

Warnes, R.

Private 1st Bn Norfolk Regt.

23.7.85

Gosport

22809

Watkinson, J.

Cook

2.2.85

Gibraltar

22648

Webb, J.C.

Gardener

25.1.85

Highgate Pond

22634

Webber Smith, J.

Major S.Staffs Regt.

27.11.84

Nile near Semneh

22620

Weedon, E.D.

Blacksmith

29.6.85

Heddon’s Mouth N.Devon

22763

Wellcome, H.S.

 

6.9.85

R.Thames Boulter’s Lock

22939

White, W.

Aged 13

15.8.85

Sheerness

22888

Whyte, C. Clasp

Swimming Master

25.1.85

Highgate Pond

22635

Williams, J.

 

11.5.85

Suakim

22792*

Wilson, H.

Clerk

25.8.85

Bishopstone Sussex

22856

Winter, J.S.

Coastguard HMS Avon

2.10.85

Off Lee-on-Solent

22940*

Wood, J.H.

Gas Engineer

24.10.85

South Shields

22959*

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