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Hon Captain John Vivian

Hon Captain John Vivian

Probably John Brabazon Vivian, R.N. Born at Bletsoe, Bedforshire, on 20 October 1826, he was the second son of Charles Crespigny Vivian, 2nd Baron Vivian, and Arabella Scott.

He appears on the 1861 census at his father and step-mother’s house, Glynn Mansion, Cardinham, Bodmin Moor, Cornwall. He gave his profession as 'Lieut. Royal Navy'.

On 6 May 1868 he married Alice Mary Disney Roebuck.

He died on 12 February 1874.

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London on 20 July 1861.

From an album compiled by Marianne Charlotte Isabelle Gilbert. The daughter of William Peters, banker, she was the wife of Colonel Walter Raleigh Gilbert (1813-1896). Her husband was the Chief Constable of the County of Cornwall, and a Lieutenant-Colonel, in 1861 of the Royal Artillery, but retired on half-pay, and later, of the 1st Cornwall Artillery Volunteers.


Code: 124520
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