Adm. Jasper Henry Selwyn

Adm. Jasper Henry Selwyn

Male 1820 - 1901  (81 years)

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  • Name Jasper Henry Selwyn 
    Prefix Adm. 
    Born 07 Feb 1820  Kilmington, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1851  Kilmington Rectory, Kilmington, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Resided 1865  Woodland Crag, Grasmere Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 31 Dec 1901  Hyde Park, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0176  The Selwyn Family Tree
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2013 

    Father Rev. Townshend Selwyn,   b. 10 Jun 1782, Gloucester Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1853, Kilmington, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Sophia Murray,   b. 2 May 1785, Bath Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1866, Glenberrow, Ledbury, Herefordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1812  Burnham, Bucks Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Berry Peyton,   b. 1828, Colwall, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1907, Kendal, Westmorland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Jul 1851  Florence, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1861  The Bartons, Colwall Find all individuals with events at this location 
    visting his mother-in-law Elizabeth Rosetta Payton 
    Census 1871  Chequers Court Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with his wife visting his cousin Rosalind Alicia Astley 
    Census 1881  16, Gloucester Cres., Paddington, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1891  16, Gloucester Cres., Paddington, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1901  186, Gloucester Ter., Paddington, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2012 
    Family ID F297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 07 Feb 1820 - Kilmington, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1851 - Kilmington Rectory, Kilmington, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Jul 1851 - Florence, Italy Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - visting his mother-in-law Elizabeth Rosetta Payton - 1861 - The Bartons, Colwall Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResided - 1865 - Woodland Crag, Grasmere Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - with his wife visting his cousin Rosalind Alicia Astley - 1871 - Chequers Court Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - 16, Gloucester Cres., Paddington, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - 16, Gloucester Cres., Paddington, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - 186, Gloucester Ter., Paddington, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Dec 1901 - Hyde Park, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Vice Adm. Jasper 1820-1901 & Elizabeth Selwyn
    Vice Adm. Jasper 1820-1901 & Elizabeth Selwyn

  • Notes 
    • The London Gazette published

      2884. To Jasper Henry Selwyn, of Woodland
      Crag Grasmere, in the county of Westmoreland,
      Captain in the Royal Navy, for the invention
      of "a novel apparatus for paying out or
      laying down submarine telegraph cables or
      wires, and for raising the same after they have
      been laid down." On 14 January, 1859

      On his petition, recorded in the Office of the Commissioners
      on the 16th day of December, 1858.
    • The "The London Gazette" October 18, 1872 contains

      Jasper Henry Selwyn, of Woodland Crag,
      Grasmere, Westmorland, Captain R.N, for an
      invention of "improvements in cartridges for
      certain kinds of breech loading fire arms." Dated 12th October, 1865.
    • File US Patent 57269 "Improvement in breech-loading fire-arms" on 14 Aug, 1866
    • File US Patent 4070437 "Improvement in treating ores of silver" on 18 Feb, 1873
    • File US Patent 412300 "Hydro-Metallurgical Method of Extracting Metals" on March 24, 1888

  • Sources 
    1. [S35] 1851 Census for Somerset/Kilmington/District 8.


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