ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY BRONZE MEDALS
TAKEN FROM THE ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1887

The following roll with additional information has been extracted by reference to the Royal Humane Societyís 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

Adcock, R.J.

 

15.1.87

Wroxham Broad Norfolk

23394*

Ali, H.M.

 

16.10.87

Limosol Cyprus

23827*

Armstrong, S.G.

Shipowner

19.3.87

R.Slaney Wexford

23427

Bacon, J.

Aged 14

24.10.86

Portstewart Co.Derry

23374

Basson, H.

Lock Keeper

11.6.87

R.Thames Osney Lock

23632

Bax, K.

Foot Constable Punjab Police

7.2.87

Lahore

23529

Bayley, A.G.

 

6.1.87

St Johnís Newfoundland

23450*

Baynham, J.W.

 

10.7.87

Dublin

23610

Beashill, P.

Fisherman

8.5.87

Off Rush Co.Dublin

23495

Beer, G.H.

Boy 1st Class HMS Nelson

11.9.87

Jervis Bay Australia

23812

Bell, J.

Fisherman

17.8.87

Morecambe

23740

Boyle, A.S.

Scholar

24.5.87

Guernsey

23488

Boyle, C.

Chief Boatman Coastguard

14.6.87

Galway

23614*

Brinkworth, G.

 

30.4.87

Cardiff

23455

Buck, W.

Rivet Carrier

18.7.87

R.Thames Millwall

23592

Bux, R.

Sepoy 5th Bengal Light Inf.

25.11.85

Chulramow Bengal

23657

Caine, J.

Captain of Maintop HMS Thunderer

10.10.87

Cephalonia

23804

Chick, W.H.

Signalman HMS Flying Fish

24.3.87

Gulf of Aden

23475*

Child, T.

Dyer

4.8.87

Bradford

23640

Collins, J.

Sailmakerís Apprentice

21.11.87

South Shields

23822

Cory, J.W.

Pork Butcher

6.6.87

St Helierís Jersey

23559

Coward, W.J.

Tailor

21.7.87

Chesterton

23644

Crouch, W.

Schoolmaster

11.1.87

Maids Morton Buckingham

23404

Curtis, T.E. Clasp

2nd Mate

1.4.87

R.Thames Blackwall

23445

Davis, S. Clasp

Plater

25.3.87

R.Tyne Newcastle

23438

Denman, L.B.

Lieut RN HMS Raleigh

4.3.87

Sierra Leone

23449*

Devereux, E.

Night Watchman

9.11.87

R.Thames Grays

23817

Dharsee, L.

 

14.8.87

Bombay

23745

Dickman, C.B.Jnr.

Mariner

12.8.87

Port Antonio Jamaica

23808

Ditta, P.

Constable Lahore Police

15.4.87

Lahore

23825

Dulon, M.

Butler

23.3.87

St Leonardís-on-Sea

23430

Dunn, J.

Engine Fitter

27.12.86

Moseley near Bilston

23382

Dyer, H.

Labourer

19.6.87

R.Usk Newport

23566

Elsmore, M.

 

9.6.87

Neath Glamorgan

23503

England, A.E.

Colonel

1.12.86

Somerton Oxford

23372

Ennis, P.

 

6.1.87

St Johnís Newfoundland

23450*

Evans, O.M.

Aged 14

25.7.87

Swansea

23735

Fenn, W.

Boy 1st Class HMS Lion

12.11.87

Devonport

23811

Fidgett, G.

Private 1st Bn Royal Fusiliers

1.12.86

R.Nile Manchea

23410

Fitzsimmons, J.

Constable R.I.C.

25.6.87

Dead Manís Point Co.Sligo

23635*

Flaxman, A.E.

Surgeon

10.5.87

Anstruther Easter Fifeshire

23480

Frimo, G.

Farmer

30.7.87

Odde Norway

23721

Gabb, J.P.A.

M.D.

5.7.87

Ramsgate

23541

Gibson, W.

Collier

3.12.86

Westhoughton

23376

Gill, J.

Q.M. RN HMS Raleigh

4.3.87

Sierra Leone

23449*

Gilpin, R.K.

Trinity Pilot

19.9.87

Teignmouth

23779

Glasse, R.

 

29.7.87

Portobello N.B.

23678*

Gloyn, J.

A.B. HMS Defiance

19.3.87

Off Wearde Cornwall

23435

Goodman, R.

Gunner R.A.

8.7.87

Sunderland

23573

Gornall, H. Clasp

Traveller

25.1.87

Lemington near Newcastle

23426

Greer, F.N.

Student

25.7.87

Castlerock Co.Derry

23664

Halloran, D.

Pupil Teacher

1.7.87

Morecambe

23723

Hammonds, A.H.

Shipwright

12.9.87

Great Yarmouth

23757

Harris, M.A.

 

4.5.87

Chelmsford

23493

Harris, R.G.

Boy 1st Class HMS Sealark

12.7.87

Plymouth

23660*

Haynes, W.

Bombardier R.A.

15.3.87

Gibraltar

23432

Hazalambo, M.

 

16.10.87

Limosol Cyprus

23827*

Hazalambo, P.

 

16.10.87

Limosol Cyprus

23827*

Hennessey, L.

A.B. HMS Briton

7.11.86

Off East African Coast

23608*

Hill, D.

Accountant

20.9.87

St Maryís Island Northumberland

23770

Hone, S.

Dock Labourer

1.8.87

Newport Monmouth

23661

Howells, D.O.

Master of Steam Tug

22.8.87

Off Shoreham

23727

Humby, J.

Master Mariner

21.11.87

Portsmouth Harbour

23823

Hunter, A.

 

29.7.87

Portobello N.B.

23678*

Jat, R.

Jamadar 19th Bombay Inf.

28.7.87

Fort Pishin E.Indies

23714

Jenkins, J.C.

Sergeant E Division Metropolitan Police

1.6.87

R.Thames Charing Cross Pier

23560

Johns, J.

Sailor

22.9.87

Mevagissey

23765

Jones, J. Clasp

Seaman SS Isabella

16.4.87

Carlingford Lough

23453

Jones, R.

Hawker

6.9.87

Mousehole Cornwall

23726

Kerr, M.E.F.

Lieut RN HMS Minotaur

7.8.87

Spithead

23750

Landrum, G.C.

Justice of the Peace D.L.

26.8.87

Bundoran Co.Donegal

23725

Lawson

Constable A Division Metropolitan Police

4.10.87

Serpentine Hyde Park

23773

Leonard, P.

Sergeant R.I.C.

17.8.87

Blackrock Galway

23716

Longe, J.C.

The Reverend

15.1.87

Wroxham Broad Norfolk

23394*

Lucitt, W.

Sailmakerís Mate HMS Hyacinth

15.11.86

At Sea

23383

Lyne, W.

L/Smn HMS Reindeer

21.4.87

Near Pemba Island Africa

23793*

Macey, H.

Post Office Mail Guard

11.7.87

Plymouth

23616

Mannington, J.

Labourer

11.5.87

Penzance

23552

Martin, J.

Coastguard

8.12.86

Pwllgwaelod Dinas

23377

Martin, J.P.

Captain of Quarter Deck HMS Briton

7.11.86

Off East African Coast

23608*

McDermott, L.

Constable R.I.C.

15.1.87

Skibbereen Co.Cork

23408

McGarrell, T.

Stoker

10.7.87

Cumberland Basin Bristol

23671

McTaggart, W.R.

 

8.8.87

North Wall Quay Cork

23669

McTavish, D.

Lock Keeper

30.4.87

Swansea Canal Clydach

23707

Megarry, F.

Apprentice

15.1.87

Lurgan

23461

Millis, H.

A.B. HMS Dreadnought

12.10.87

Argostoli Bay Ionian Islands

23805

Moakler, J.

 

6.1.87

St Johnís Newfoundland

23450*

Moss, J.W.

Fisherman

7.5.87

Dingle Ireland

23484

Murphy, J.

Sapper R.E.

16.7.87

R.Medway Strood

23648

Murphy, T.

Constable R.I.C.

23.5.87

Cork

23478

Norris, G.

Constable

27.3.87

Floating Harbour Bristol

23437

North, R.

Seaman

10.6.87

Corporation Pier Hull

23543

Nowlan, W.

Butter Merchant

9.3.87

R.Liffey Dublin

23425

Oxenham, J.

Constable

12.7.87

West Appledore Devon

23577

Park, W.

Sawyer

6.10.87

Victoria Dock Hull

23803

Parker, J.

Railway Clerk

9.6.87

Penzance

23654

Paterson, M.Y.

 

27.6.87

Passage Cork

23516

Pennington, J.

Boathouse Keeper

21.5.87

R.Wear Durham

23487

Perry, J.

Merchant

31.7.87

Aghada Co.Cork

23670

Peters, H.T.

Coal Merchant

26.8.87

Bergen Norway

23746

Pollitt, W.

Collier

12.1.87

Little Lever near Bolton

23393

Pope, G.C.

 

14 & 30.7.87

Tramore Co.Waterford

23658

Powsey, W.H.

Aged 13

4.8.87

Sheerness

23700

Pratt, A.

Constable Devon Police

12.4.87

Torquay

23451

Puttock, R.

Leading Seaman HMS Audacious

27.9.86

Hakodate Harbour Japan

23391

Risely, T.

Labourer

26.11.86

R.Ouse Godmanchester

23378

Robertson, L.S.

2nd Officer Ship Cape of Good Hope

18.9.86

Singapore

23434

Rumboll, R.L.

Scholar

29.5.87

R.Ouse Bedford

23496

Saalfield, H.

Hairdresserís Assistant

9.6.87

Queenís Dock Hull

23572

Setters, J.

Labourer

22.9.87

Kingswear Dartmouth

23782

Severs, F.

 

18.7.87

R.Ouse Bedford

23600

Silas, L.F.

Decorative Artist

18.10.87

Scarborough

23807

Slight, A.J.

L/Smn HMS Flying Fish

24.3.87

Gulf of Aden

23475*

Sloan, D.

Linen Measurer

7.7.87

R.Conswater near Belfast

23659

Smith, C.

 

25.8.87

R.Taff Lanharne

23729

Smith, C.H. Clasp

Waterman

12.12.86

Portsea

23373

Smith, G.W.

Lieut RN HMS Firm

7.7.87

Firth of Forth

23603

Smith, S.D.

Aged 12

14.9.87

Dolgelly

23763

Stay, R.

3rd Officer P&O Steamship Lombardy

12.10.87

Hong Kong Harbour

23819

Steel, R.

Tutor

8.6.87

R.Ouse Bedford

23504

Stephens, D.

The Reverend

4.9.87

Ballyness Co.Donegal

23778

Stewart

Sergeant R.I.C.

14.6.87

Galway

23614*

Stewart, G.C.

Farm Servant

20.1.87

Lock Heron Kirkcowan

23396

Strachey, M.

Miss

16.8.87

Sandy Island Heligoland

23706

Thomas, W.J.

Commissioned Boatman

3.10.87

Stone Cliff near Broadstairs

23795*

Thompson, F.

Cadet HMS Worcester

8.8.87

Haslar Beach Gosport

23738

Thompson, M.

Fire Brigade Member

30.6.87

Sullivanís Quay Cork

23597

Tiltman, H.

Boatman

31.8.87

Downderry Cornwall

23717

Tosh, P.

Coal Porter

27.7.87

R.Thames Blackfriars Bridge

23613

Townsend, P.

Chemistís Apprentice

30.6.87

Bywell St Andrewís

23580

Trevor, H.

Lieut 15th Sikh Regiment

1.4.87

Rawal Pindi

23509

Trundle, G.M.

Sergeant Duke of Cornwallís Light Infantry

15.7.87

R.Thames Putney

23681

Turner, H.C.

Captain of Quarter Deck Men R.N.

24.7.87

Spithead

23652

Turner, W.H.

Lock Keeper

24.8.87

R.Thames Boulterís Lock

23712

Ubank, S.

Constable Dublin Metropolitan Police

27.7.87

Kingstown

23633

Urquhart, M.

Police Constable

25.11.87

Stornoway

23838

Vaughan, J.O. Clasp

Bathing Machine Proprietor

1.8.87

Rhyl N.Wales

23668

Vingoe, A. Clasp

Boy 1st Class HMS Sealark

12.7.87

Plymouth

23660*

Vitty, J.

Police Constable

29.6.87

Hebburn-on-Tyne

23621

Wake, D.StA.

Lieut HMS Reindeer

21.4.87

Near Pemba Island Africa

23793*

Walker, J.

Miss

22.4.87

East London S.Africa

23473

Wallace, J. Jnr.

Plumber

3.10.87

Stone Cliff near Broadstairs

23795*

Wharton, H.J.

Aged 13

8.7.87

Ventnor I.O.W.

23604

Whitford, R.

Constable R.I.C.

25.6.87

Dead Manís Point Co.Sligo

23635*

Whiting, T.

Millerís Labourer

26.1.87

Stratford-on-Avon

23400

Wilcox, J.

Skilled Labourer

21.8.87

Langstone Harbour

23784

Wood, T.

Professor of Music

12.7.87

R.Thames Chelsea

23634

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