Fred Neville’s younger brother, in the Royal Engineers. After the death of Fred he became Earl of Scroope and married Sophia Mellerby.
"...a tall, well-made fellow ... very dark brown eyes, deeply set in his head, with large dark eyebrows. He wore his black hair very short, and had no beard whatever. His features were hard ... [but] there was much about him in his gait and manner that claimed attention" - An Eye for an Eye