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dau. of the late Hon. Julian Henry Charles Fane.
Lord Desborough, who was educated at Harrow
and at Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1879), is a J.P.
and D.L. for Bucks (High Sheriff 1889) ; a D.L. for the
Tower Hamlets, a Knight of Grace of the Order of
St. John of Jeru.salem, High Steward of Maiden-
head, Hon. Commandant Co. of London R.A.S.C, M.T.
(Vols.), ex-President of the London Chamber of Com-
merce and President of the British Imperial Council of
Commerce ; late Major 1st Bucks Vol. Batt. Oxfordshire
L.I. ; was a Groom in Waiting to Queen Victoria 1 882,
and M.P. for Salii^bury 1880-2 and 1885-6, for Here-
ford 1892-3, and for Buckinghamshire S. 1900-6;
elected Chairman of the Thames Conservancy Board

1905; has the Order of the Redeemer of Greece.

Taplow Court, Taplow, Buckinghamshire; Carlton Club,
s.w. ; Turf, and Bath Clubs, w.



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THE UNITED KINGDOM.



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DESBOROUGH, Lady, of Paiishanger, Hert-
fordshire.
Ethel Anne PrisciUa, only
Chairman of the Port of London Authority 1909.— Jf«7- j
tinglon, Marlow, BiirkinyhaTnshire ; Gvti/lfa HiraetJicg, : DE\y^ R,



who was educated at Frome, is a Magistrate for Here-
fordshire, and Patron of 2 livings. — Letton Cotirt,
Letton, near Hereford.



DE "WAAL, the Hon. Sir Wicolaas Frederic,
K.C.M.G.— Cr. 1911.

B. 1853 ; m. 1 — Sarah Catherine Marion, dau. of the
late A. F. du Toit. Esq. Sir Nicolaas de Waal was
M.L.A. Cape Colony 1898-1910 and Colonial Secretary
1908-10, and has been Administrator of the Province
of the Cape of Good Hope since 1910. — Capetown, S.
Africa.



Denbigh ; Reform Club, s.w. ; 41, Grosvenor Pla

leir, liis son Gerald Obester, Lieut, (on probation) Scots
Guards, Special Reserve; previously temp. Sub-Lieut. E. [
Naval Vol. Reserve ; educated at Eton and at Exeter Coll.,
Oxford ; 6. 1890.



of (Victor Christian
SH, K.G., G.C.M.G.,
-Cr. 1694.



DEVONSHIRE, Dak,
William Cavend
G.C.V.O., P.O.).-

Eldest son of Lord Edward Cavendish, M.P., who d.
1891, by Emma Elizabeth (an Hon. Woman of the
Bedchamber toH.R.H. Princes."; Christian, and formerly
a Maid of Honour to H.M. Queen Victoria), 4th dau. i
of the late Right Hon. William Saunders Sebright
Lascelles ; b. 1868 ; s. his uncle Spencer Compton. 8th
Duke, K.G., G.C.V.O., P.C, 1908; m. 1892 Lady
Evelyn Emily Mary Fitzraaurice, a Lady of Justice of
the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (Mistress of the
Robes to H.M. Queen Mary from 1910), elder dau. of
Henry Charles Keith, 5th Marque.ss of Lansdowne,K.G.
The Duke of Devonshire, who was educated at Eton
and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1891, Hon.
LL.D. Leeds 1910 and Cambridge 1911), is a J.P. and
D.L. for Lanca.'ihire, H.M.'s Lieut, and a C. Aid. for
Derbyshire, a Knight of Justice of the Order of St.
John of Jerusalem, Chancellor of Leeds Univ., Hon.
Col. 5th Batt. Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire
and Derbyshire Regt.), and Patron of 39 livings, and
was formerly Major Derbyshire Yeo., M.P. for Derbv-
shire, W.Div., 1891-1908, Treasurer of the Household
to H.M. Queen Victoria and to H.M. King Edward
VII. 190(1-3, Financial Secretary to the Treasury
. 1903-5, Mayor of Eastbourne 1910 and of Chesterfield
1912 and Civil Lord of the Admiralty 1915-16;
appointed Lord High Steward of Derby 1908 and
Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Dominion
of Canada 1916. — Government House, Ottawa, Canada;
Chatsworth, Chesterfie'd ; Hardwick Hall, Chesterfield ;
Lismore Castle, Waterford; Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire ;
Cmnpton Place, Eastbourne; Brooks's, and Devonshire
Clubs, s.w. ; Devonshire House, 78, Piccadilly, w.

Heir, his son Edward William Spencer, Ma


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