Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
NameBoscawen Trevor GRIFFITH BOSCAWEN JP , 8
Birth14th August 1835, Lower Bridge Street, Chester
Death30th December 1904, Trevalyn, Rossett, Wales
EducationRugby and Exeter College, Oxford
FatherThomas GRIFFITH JP DL , 626 (1786-1856)
Spouses
Birth11 May 1834, Naples, Italy
Death18 May 1930, 80 Cornwall Gardens, Kensington, London
FatherVice-Admiral Norwich DUFF , 435 (1792-1862)
MotherHelen Mary SHOOLBRED , 1478 (1811-1895)
Marriage23rd June 1857, Walcot Church, Bath, Somerset
ChildrenBoscawen Trevor “Trevor” , 6 (1860-1941)
 Arthur Sackville Trevor , 280 (1865-1946)
 Helen Evelyn Trevor , 284 (1867-1945)
 Alice Catherine Trevor , 289 (1870-1963)
Notes for Boscawen Trevor GRIFFITH BOSCAWEN JP
Little Bos’ portrait as a little boy is at 10 Northbourne Road. He was a Lieutenant in the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (23rd Foot) who served in the Crimea in 1855, and was present at the assault on the Great Redan and the fall of Sebastopol : for which he had a medal and clasp.

His letters medal and diary from the Crimea have been given to the Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum in Caernarvon, who have published the full text of his diary as a booklet. In the Crimea he met Florence Nightingale.

He was promoted Captain after the Crimea but was invalided out of the Army. He changed his name from GRIFFITH to GRIFFITH-BOSCAWEN to comply with his mother’s will. High Sheriff of Denbighshire in 1864. Chairman Quarter sessions 1881-1904. For more details see “Trevors of Trevalyn”. Memorial tablets both at Rossett and Gresford Churches.
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