Lenon, Edmund Henry, 1838-1893

Identity area

Type of entity


Authorized form of name

Lenon, Edmund Henry, 1838-1893

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence



LENON, EDMUND HENRY, second son of Thomas Bunbury Lenon, Clerk, Board of Control, and Francis, sister of John Edward Jeffreys (qv); b. 26 Aug 1838; adm. 19 Jun 1851 (G); Ensign, 67th Foot 15 Jun 1855; Lieut., 14 Nov 1856; Capt., 8 Nov 1861; retd. 2 Jan 1869, with rank Brevet Maj.; served in China 1860; wounded at taking of Taku Forts and present at surrender of Peking; VC 13 Aug 1861, for distinguished gallantry in swimming the ditches and entering the North Taku Fort; member, London Stock Exchange; a Military Knight of Windsor from Oct 1891 (but did not take up position, as “the authorities were satisfied that his character justified a refusal to grant his admission”, E. H. Fellowes, The Military Knights of Windsor 1352-1944, 109)); m. 22 Oct 1861 Mary Margaret, third dau. of Rev. Crosbie Morgell, Rector of Knoyle, Wilts.; d. 15 Apr 1893.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Subject access points

Place access points

Control area

Authority record identifier


Institution identifier

GB 2014

Rules and/or conventions used

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



Level of detail


Dates of creation, revision and deletion

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.

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related subjects

Related places