Christopher Luke Wiseman

public profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Christopher Luke Wiseman

Birthplace: Edgbaston, Birmingham, England (United Kingdom)
Death: July 25, 1987 (94)
Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr Frederic Luke Wiseman and Lois Elsie Daniel
Husband of Christine Irene Savage
Brother of Frederick Daniel Wiseman and Helen Margaret Wiseman

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Christopher Luke Wiseman

Christopher Luke Wiseman (20 April 1893 Edgbaston - 25 July 1987 Milford-on-Sea) was the only friend of J.R.R. Tolkien who survived World War I, during which he served as an Instructor Lieutenant in the Royal Navy. He was one of the T.C.B.S., Barrovian Society and it was after Wiseman who Tolkien named his son, Christopher Tolkien.

Christopher was highly knowledgeable about natural sciences and music. He was an amateur composer, and also an excellent mathematician.

England & Wales deaths 1837-2007

1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription

Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920

1987. WISEMAN Christopher Luke of 11 Park La Milford on sea Lymington Hants died 25 July 1987 Probate Winchester 14 September

Vincent Trought

Lieutenant Geoffrey Bache Smith

Lieutenant Robert Quilter Gilson

J. R. R. Tolkien

view all

Christopher Luke Wiseman's Timeline

April 20, 1893
Birmingham, England
July 25, 1987
Age 94
Hampshire, England
The Old Edwardians Gazette, October 1987