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A daughter for Rev. Crozier and his wife. Hampshire Telegraph 16th August 1865.
A son for Rev. W. Ponsford and his wife. Sheffield Daily Telegraph 29th April 1870.
A daughter for Staff Assistant Surgeon Massy and his wife. Naval and Military Gazette 2nd February 1870.
A son for Col. Farmar and his wife. Homeward Mail from India 1st July 1878.
A daughter for Surgeon Major John Peter Boileau M.D. and his wife. Hampshire Advertiser 7th May 1879.
Dorey—At Royal Military Hospital. Netley, to Edna, wife of Army. Sergt.- Major W. Dorey. R.A.0.C.. on August 20th, daughter, and first grandchild of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Dorey.
Portsmouth Evening News 26th August 1942.
Below are the first names taken from a Baptism register used in the RVH Chapel as they were entered way back in 1863. The very last Baptism was recorded in 1978.
|When Baptized||Child's Christian Name||Surname|
|9th July 1863||Jane||Geddes|
|2oth July||Arthur George||Johnston|
|16th August||James Thomas||Pettengall|
|6th September||Eliza Annie Elizabeth||Ward|
|11th October||William John||Poole|
|18th October||Elizabeth Margaret||Bustear|
|6th December||Elizabeth Jane||Johns|
Christening of Melvyn Charles at Netley in January 1945.
A. Laing and Mary Irving. Portsmouth times 18th August 1866.