Captain Robert O’Brien Jameson
1828 – 1890
Relationship with the Hatfield and St Albans Railway Company:
- The Minute Book records that he was one of four who attended the first Board meeting, on Thursday 11th December 1862.
- The Minute book also records at the half-yearly Ordinary General Meeting on 9th March 1866 he was proposed for re-election, but an amendment was proposed and carried, that the number of directors be reduced from 7 to 6, which meant there was no longer a place for him.
- Born on 17th June 1828, in Dormybrook, Montrose, Dublin.
- Cornet in the 2nd Regiment of Life Guards, 1st June 1849.
- Lieutenant in the 2nd Regiment of Life Guards, 22nd April 1853.
- Crimean Medal & Clasp for Sebastopol (for January – August 1855).
- Lieutenant in the 11th Hussars (11th Dragoon Guards), 18th January 1856.
- Captain in the 11th Hussars (11th Dragoon Guards) (by purchase), 10th April 1857.
- Retired from the army, 21st May 1858.
- A Director of the Hatfield and St Albans Railway Company, 1862-66.
- Married Emily Margaret Mitchell, 1870.
- Died on 24th August 1890, at 11 Cresswell Gardens, South Kensington.
- Will proved by his widow Emily, and others, on 10th October 1890: effects £19,250.3.1.
- Hyde Park Cavalry Barrack, 2nd Regiment of Life Guards.
- 67 Watergate Street Row, Chester.
- 61 Jermyn Street, St James’s, Middlesex.
- 11 Cresswell Gardens, South Kensington, Middlesex.
- 13 Victoria Street, Westminster.
He is at Hyde Park Cavalry Barrack, 2nd Regiment of Life Guards, Westminster, in the 1851 census: Sub-Lieutenant.
He, his wife and 3 servants are at 67 Watergate Street Row, Chester, in the 1871 census; wine merchant.
He, his wife, 1 daughter and 3 servants are at 13 Victoria Street, Westminster, in the 1881 census: wine merchant.
Information gathered from:
- The Hatfield & St Albans Railway Company Minute Book.
- The British Regimental Registers of Service.
- British censuses.
- Marriage Index.
- Wills Index.