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Admiral Charles Gauntlett Dicken

Male 1854 - 1937  (83 years)


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  • Name Charles Gauntlett Dicken 
    Prefix Admiral 
    Born 26 Apr 1854 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Sep 1937 
    Person ID I172374  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2017 

    Father Rev Alldersey Dicken,   b. 28 Feb 1794,   d. 1879  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Caroline Mary Huddleston,   b. 17 Jul 1816,   d. 17 Oct 1859, 43 Weymouth Street, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1838  Marylebone Parish Church, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F72356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ada Mary Byron,   d. 15 Dec 1938 
    Married 9 Jun 1894 
    Children 
     1. Child(ren) Dicken
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F72357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He lived at The Hermitage, Weeke, Winchester, Hampshire, England

      He was appointed in command of the first class protected cruiser Royal Arthur dated 4 November, 1897.
      Dicken was appointed to Duke of Wellington as Inspecting Captain of Torpedo Boat Destroyers on 24 February, 1902, and appointed Commodore-in-Charge at Hong Kong on 1 January, 1904

      CHARLES GAUNTLETT DICKEN, Esquire, Post Captain R.N. Born April 26, 1854, being the fourth but second surviving son of the late Rev. Aldersey Dicken, by his wife Caroline Mary, fourth dau. of George Huddleston (formerly Croft) of Greenland (Greenford?), co. Middlesex.
      Armorial bearings '97 Argent, gutt^e-de-poix, on a cross flory sable, between four leopards' faces jessant-de-lis gules, a cross flory or. Mantling sable and argent.
      Crest '97 On a wreath of the colours, upon a rock proper, a lion sejant sable, guttfe- d'or, gorged with a collar or, supporting with the dexter fore-paw an escutcheon argent, charged with a cross flory sable, surmounted by another. MottO '97 "Consilio ac virtute."
      Married, firstly, Margaret Christina, dau. of Edward Brooking Cornish of Sydney, New South Wales ; and has Issue '97 (i) Charles Vernon Dicken, Gentleman, b. August 13, 1881 ; (2) Frank Huddleston Dicken, Gentleman, b. Sept. 25, 1885 ; (3) Edward Bernard Cornish Dicken, Gentleman, b. Jan. 18, 1888.
      He married secondly, Ada Mary, only dau. of Major-General John Byron ; and has further Issue - (4) John Aldefsey Dicken, Gentleman, b. Sept. 23, 1896.