Bankes, William George Hawtrey, 1838-1858

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BANKES, WILLIAM GEORGE HAWTREY, fifth son of George Bankes (qv); b. 11 Sep 1838; adm. (G) 3 Apr 1850; a great friend of Francis Markham (qv), who mentions him frequently in Recollections of a Town Boy at Westminster; Trinity Coll. Cambridge, adm. 7 Mar 1856, did not matr.; Cornet, 7th Hussars 3 Mar 1857; d. at Lucknow 6 Apr 1858, from wounds received at Raptee 19 Mar; received posthumous award of Victoria Cross.


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Bankes, George, 1787-1856 (1787-1856)

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Bankes, George, 1787-1856

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020




Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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