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Thomas Bridges Heathorn, 1831-1911

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1831
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Date of Death: 1911.01.23
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Identity:

Captain Thomas Bridges Heathorn was a professional soldier, and also a founder member of the Arts Club.

Life:

He may have known JW in the mid-seventies, when his name appears in an address book (#12714).

He served in the army during the Crimean War, and distinguished himself in the Indian Mutiny.

Bibliography:

Hart's Army List, 1877; Annual Register, London, 1911, p. 85; Chelsea, Pimlico, Belgravia Directory, London, 1881, and 1886/1887; Kelly's Chelsea, Pimlico, Belgravia Directory, 'Buff Book', London, 1887; Records of the Arts Club.