General Horace Moule Evans (1841 to 1923)
Lived at 6 Vermont Road in 1901 and 1911
Enjoyed a military career serving in the 104th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Fusiliers) in the Indian Army and then became Deputy Assistant Adjutant General of the Bengal Army. He went on to be General Officer Commanding Allahabad District in India in 1895 and General Officer Commanding Rohilcund District in 1896. He was promoted to full general on his retirement in November 1901. He was also Colonel of the 8 Gorkha Rifles
He was the son of Charles Dickens’ publisher and the brother in law of Charles Dickens’ son. Charles Dickens refused to turn up at his son’s wedding because he had a row with his publisher about what was not written about his divorce.