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Sidney Sandoe’s ships

Sidney Richard John Sandoe 1868-1911 1883-1885 Sidney Sandoe entered the Royal Navy as a boy entrant at Devonport, HMS Impregnable. This is HMS Impregnable in 1896, formerly HMS Howe, at Devonport since 1888. Sidney’s HMS Impregnable was the former HMS … Continue reading

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Who was Charles Perthlin?

Revised 15 Dec 2017 – postscript 2 On the eleventh of July 1902, a young woman died in Cardiff following childbirth. She was Lucy Jane Perthlin, formerly Sandoe, born in Cardiff in 1873, the daughter of William Sandoe and Mary, … Continue reading

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Sidney Richard John Sandoe

Family legends Sidney Richard John Sandoe (1868-1911) was Richard John Sidney on his birth certificate, and was known to his shipmates as Dick. Whenever I asked where Sidney Sandoe came from, I was told it was from Falmouth in Cornwall, from a … Continue reading

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The Sando/w/e name

The origin of the name Sando/w/e The name has several origins internationally: In Mecklenburg, Germany: the Latin form Sandoviensis (degrading to Sandovie etc) is known from mediaeval documents such as Rostock university registers, and means “a person from neighbouring Sandau-an-der-Elbe“. … Continue reading

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