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Darwin Correspondence Project

Robert Bryce Hay


Military officer. Ensign in the Ninety-second Foot from 1846. Kept one term at Christ’s College, Cambridge, 1848. Joined the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-arms in 1849. Director, United Kingdom Electric Telegraph Company, from 1860; of the Bank of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, and of the London and Northern Bank from 1862. Secretary and treasurer of the Voysey Establishment Fund in 1871.


Aberdeen Journal

29 October 1862, p. 4

Alum. Cantab.

BMD (Death index)


10 June 1871, p. 592

Glasgow Herald

1 December 1862, p. 2

Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle

5 December 1846, p. 2

Hull Packet and East Riding Times

27 July 1860, p. 4.


Alum. Cantab.: Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. Compiled by John Venn and J. A. Venn. 10 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1922–54.

BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.