June 20, 2016|

Admiral Thomas Revell Shivers

Admiral Thomas Revell Shivers was born in 1751 and died in Wickham on 1 June 1827, aged 76. He was buried in St Nicholas churchyard on 8 June 1827.

According to the 1839 Tithe Map and the 1841 census, Shivers’ widow, Mary, was a landowner and lived in Havelock house.

Mary Shivers was born Mary South. Her sister married another naval man, Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Dorsett-Birchall.

Their nephew Colonel Sir James Buchanan Macaulay (1793–1859) was a lawyer and judge in colonial Canada. He died at the home he had built in Toronto which he called Wickham Lodge after our village of Wickham.

Read more about Admiral Thomas Revell Shivers and his career.

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