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Admiral Jasper Henry Selwyn
1819 Born in Kilmington, Somerset
1861 Captain RN, visiting his in-laws with his wife Eliza
1869 Read a paper at the Institution of Naval Architects "On the Progress made in the Use of Liquid Fuel for Heating Steam-boilers", describing experiments he had conducted in a small steam launch undertaken by the Admiralty at the request of Mr. Reed.
1871 Captain RN
1881 Vice-Admiral retired, living in Paddington with his wife
1901 Retired admiral; died at Gloucester Terrace, Hyde Park