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livings. — Claxton Abbey, near NorvAch.

DICKINSON, Mrs., M.B.E., of Lemote, Essex.
Emily Frances, elder dau. of Thomas Francis Sewell,
Esq., of Colne Engaine, Essex, by Mary, who rf . 1902,
dau. of the late Rev. W. Webster, of Colne Engaine ;
m. 1899, as his 2nd wife, Henry Basbam Dickinson,
Esq., of Lemote, late Capt. Loyal Suffolk Hnssars Yeo.
Cav., previously Lieut. 15th Lancashire Rifle Vols., a
J.P. for Essex (High Sheriff 1914), who d. 1918, having
had (by his 1st wife Ethel, who d. 1893, only dau. of
the late John Bourne, Esq., of Hilderstone H.-iU, Staf-
fordshire), a dau., Ethel Bourne, m. 1899, as his 1st
wife, Robert Thomas Scott, Esq., of Sevenoaks, and d.
1914, leaving, with other issue, a son, Robert Henry
Gftlbraith, A. 1901. — Lemott, Pebmarsh, Bures, Suffolk.

DICKINSON, Robert Edmund, Esq., formerly
of Chapmanslade, Wilts.
Eldest son of Edmund Henry Dickinson, Esq., of
Chapmanslade, who d. 1897, by the Hon. Emily Dul-
cibella, who d. 1893, 2nd dau. of the Right Rev. Robert,
3rd Lord Auckland, Bishop of Bath and Wells ; b.
1862. Mr. Dickinson, who was educated at Eton and at
Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1884), is a Magistrate
for anil an Aid. of the County Council of Somerset, and
a Capt. and Hon. Major lateN. Somerset Imp. Yeo. ; was
M.P. for Somerset (Wells Div.) 1899-1906, and Mayor
of Bath 1899. — Carlton, Marlborough, and Windham
Clubs, s.w. ; Beefsteak Club, w.c.

DICKINSON, William Feancis, Esq., of King,
weston, Somerset.
Eldest son of William Dickinson, Esq., of King-
weston, who d. 1914, by his 1st wife Helen Isabella,
who d. 1888, eldest dau. of the late George Bairns-
father, Esq., H.E.LC.S.; b. 1877; m. 1914 Henrietta
Blanche, youngest dau. of the late Capt. Alexander
William Cobham, of Shinfield Manor, Berkshire, and

i has a dau., Everilda Joyce. Mr. Dickinson, who was
j educated atBradfield Coll., Berkshire, and was formerly
I Capt. 1st Vol. Batt. R. Fusiliers, is an Associate of

the R. Institute of British Architects, temp. Capt. 19th
I (Garrison) Batt. Hampshire Regt., Lord of the Manors

of Kingweston. Barton, Charlton Mackrell, and Charl-
1 ton Adam, and Patron of 1 living. — Kiiigweston, near
1 Somerton, Somerset ; Athenaum Club, s.w.

DICKSON, the Right Hon. Chaeles Scott
(Lord Scott Dickson).

Second son of John Robert Dickson, Esq., M.D., of
Glasgow, who d. 1877, by Mary, who d. 1874, dau. of
I the late James Scott, Esq. ; b. 1850 ; m. 1883 Hester
! Bagot, dau. of the late William Banks, Esq., of Edin-
burgh. Mr. Dickson was educated at the Glasgow
High School, at Glasgow Univ. (M.A. 1871, LL.D.
1901, Hon. LL.D. Aberdeen 1906), and at Edin-
burgh Univ. ; admitted a Member of the Scottish
Faculty of Advocates 1877 (Dean of Faculty 1908-15) ;
appointed a Q.C. 1896, and Lecturer on Constitu-
tional Law in Glasgow Univ. 1 878 ; is a J.P. and
D.L. for the city of Edinburgh and Hon. Commandant
2/lst Batt. City of Edinbui-gh Vol. Regt. ; was an
Advocate Depute 1890-5, Solicitor-Gen. for Scotland
1896-1903, and Lord Advocate of Scotland 1903-5;
appointed Lord Justice Clerk of Scotland and Lord
President of the 2nd Div. of the Court of Session, with
the judicial title of Lord Scott Dickson, 1915 ; sat as
M.P. for the Bridgeton Div. of Glasgow 1900-6, and
for the Central Div. of Glasgow 1909-15.— 22, Moral/
Place, Edinburgh ; Carlton C/iib, s.w. ; Constitutional
Club, w.c.


Emily Ayton, dau. of the late George Lee, Esq.; ?«.
1875, as 2nd wife. Sir John Frederick Dickson, Col. Sec.
Straits Settlements, who was or. K.C.M.G. 1888, and
(?. 1891.— 26, Eandolph Crescent, Maida Vale, w.

DICKSON, Arthde, Esq., of Abbot's Reading,

Elder son of Arthur Benson Dickson, Esq., of Abbot's
Reading, who d. 1901, by Harriett Elizabeth, who
d. 1918, eldest dau. of the late John Barker, Esq., of
Broughton Lodge; b. 1867 ; m. 1906 Gertrude Emily,
younger dau. ot Thomas Kemmis Bros, Esq. Mr.
Dickson, who was educated at Eton and at Trinity
Coll., Cambridge, was called to the Bar at Lincoln's
Inn 1893. — Abbot's Heading, Havirthwaite, Ulverston,
Lancashire ; Oxford and Cambridge Club, s.w.

DICKSON, James, Esq., of Miltown House,
CO. Tyrone.
Eldest son of the Right Hon. Thomas Alexander
Dickson, M.P., J. P., of Miltown House, who d. 1909,
by Ehzabeth Greer, who d. 1898, youngest dau. of the
late John McGeagh, Esq., of Cookstown, co. Tyrone ;
b. 1859; m. 1884 Ella, youngest dii,u. of the late
William Tillie, Esq., H.M.'s Lieut, for Londonderry,
of Duncreggan House, co. Londonderry, and has had,
with other issue, William Tillie (elder son), temp.
Capt. 6th (Service) Batt. R. Inniskilli;ig Fusiliers ; b.
1887 ; m. 1912 Elizabeth Hamilton, elder dau. of
Edwai-d Coey, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Merville, co. An-
trim, and d. of wounds received inaction 1916; and
* Thomas Cedric Harold (younger son), Capt. and
Acting Major 4th Batt. R.Dublin Fusiliers; educated at
Uppingham ; b. 1889 ; m. 1915 Mary, only dau. of John
Sinclair, Esq., of Windsor Park, Belfast, and has a
son, *John Sinclair, b. 1919. Mr. Dickson, who was
educated at the R. School, Dungannon, was M.P. for
Dungannon 1880-5, and is a J.P. and D.L. for co.


Tyroue. - Mil/own H,ms
Ulster Reform, and Uni
Club, Omagh.



Duiiffunnnii, co. Tyrone;
CIi'i'k, lidfast : County \

DICKSON, Heatlet,
Elder son of John Heatley Dickson, Esq., J.P., of
Corstorpliine, wlio d. 1 909, by Anna, dan. of the late
Sir William CoIlin.s; b. 1875; m. 1912 Caroline
Margaret Catherine, only child of the late James
Dunsmure, Esq., M.D., LL.D., F.R.C.S.E., of Edin-
burgh. Mr. Dickson, -n-ho was educated at Harrow
and at Edinburgh Univ., is a Ciril Engineer and a
Fellow of the R. Philatelic Society, London. — Resi-
dence: 6, Eglintoii Crescent, Edinhnrgh ; Caledonian
United Service Club, Edinburgh.

DICKSON, Col. William Dickson, of Kildimo
House, CO. Limerick.
Only son of the Rev. William Francis Maunsell, of The
Glebe, Kildimo, co. Limerick, who d. 1895, by Rebecca
Caroline, who d. 1853, dan. of the late Rev. Richard
Dickson, of Vermont, co. Limerick; 4. 1853; !«. 1897
Frances Louisa, elder dau. of the Rev. Louis Montagu
Maunsell, Rector of Kilskyre, co. Meath, and has 3
daus. Col. Dickson, who was educated at St. Columba's
Coll., CO. Dublin, and at Trinity Coll., Dublin (B.A.
1875), and assumed the surname of Dickson by royal
license 1901, is a Magistrate for co. Limerick (High
Sheriff 1890), and Lieut.-Col.andHon. Col. late Comm.
Limerick City Ai-tillery S. Div. R.A.—Kildimo House,
CO. Limerick; Southill, Dean Park, Bourtiemouth.

DICKSON, of Housebyres, and Chatto, Rox-
bnrglisliire ; and of Bughtrigg, Becwick-

DICKSON. See Wilson-Dickson.

DICKSON-POYNDER. See Islington., Lord.

I DIGBT, the Hon. Lady.

Caroline, 2nd dau. of Edward, 1st Lprd Eelficr, I'.C

; who d. 1880. by Emily, who d. 1890, youngest dau'

„ f r. i 1 • "^ *''" '^'^'' ^'g''' 1^«^- William Otter, D.D., Bishop

JliSq., of Oorstorphine, of Chichester; m. 1870 Sir Kenelm Edward Digby,

G.C.B., K.C., a J.P. for Essex, who was a County

Court Judge 1892-5, and Permanent Under-Secretary

of State for the Home Department 189.5-1903, and

who was cr. K.C.B. 1898, G.C.B. 1906. and (i. 1916.

—King's Ford, Colchester.

DIGBT, Major Frederick James Bosworth
Digby WINGFIELD-, D.S.O., of Sher-
borne Castle, Dorset ; and of Coleshill
Park, Warwickshire.
Eldest son of John Kenelm Digby Wingfield-Digby,
Esq., of Sherborne Castle and of Coleshill Park, who
d. 1904, and only son of his 1st wife the Hon.
Georgiana Rosamund, who d. 1887, 5th dau. of James,
4th Viscount Lifford ; b. 1885; m. 1909 Gwendolen
Marjory, elder dau. of George Hamilton Fletcher, Esq.,
of Leweston Manor, Dorsetshire, and The Anchorage,
Hampshire, and has, with other issue, a son, * Kenelm
Simon Digby, b. 1910. Major Wingfield-Digby, who
was educated at Harrow and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge,
is .a J.P. and C.C. for Dorsetshire fHigh Sheriff 1914),
Major Dorset Yeo., and Patron of 8 livings. — Sher-
borne Castle, Dorset; Carlton, and Arthur's Clubs, s.w. ;
Bath Club. w.

DIGBT, Lieut.-Col. William Trench, of Moat
Lodge, CO. Galvpay.
Only surviving son of William John Digby, Esq., of
Moat Lodge, who d. 1886, by Sarah Rebecca, only child
of the late Rev. William Le Poer Trench, D.D., Rector
of Moylough, CO. Galway ; b. 1866; j>-. his brother
Robert Kenelm Digby, Esq., 1910; /«. 1916 Emily
Frances, 2nd dan. of the late Frederick Netterville
Le Poer Trench, Esq., Q.C., of 7, Hatch Street, Dublin,
and has a dau., Rosamond Frances. Lieut.-Col. Digby,
who was educated at Cheltenham Coll. and at the R.
Mil. Academy, Woolwich, is Lieut.-Col. ret., late R.E.
—C/o Messrs. Cox „J- Co. {R.E. Branch), 16, Charing
Cross, s.w. ; Junior Army and Navy Club, s.w.

DIGBT, Lord (Edward Henry Trafalgar
Digby).— Cr. 1620.

Eldest son of Edward St. Vincent, 9th Lord, by Lady '

Theresa Anne Maria, who d. 1874, eldest dau. of Henry I

Stephen, 3rd Earlof Hchester;*. 1846; s. 1889 ; m. 1893 j

Emily BerylSissy.elderdau. of the Hon. Albert Hood. [DIGBT, of Meriden Hall, Warwickshire.

Lord Digby, who was educated at Harrow, is a Magis- See Bankes.

tratefor Dorsetshire, and Hon. Col. Dorsetshire R.G.A.

''^:t^LI^S^:ICM.i^^oTc^L!:t^^^^^^ Mrs.,of oak House, Gloucester-

Guards, and M.P. for Dorsetshire 187 6-8o.—Minierne\ Slure.

Caroline, 3rd dau. of the Rev. Robert Raikes, of
Longhope, Gloucestershire, who d. 1851, by Caroline,
who d. 1880, 2nd dau. of the late Archdeacon Probyn,
of The Manor House, Longhope, Gloucestershire; ^;^.
1814 Capt. Johu Henry Dighton, of Oak House,
a J.P. for Gloucestershire, who was formerly in the
H.E.I.C.'s Service, and whorf. 1907, leaving, with other
issue, a son, * Edward Horace, educated at Marl-
borough Coll.; b. 1851 ; m. 1894 Annie, 8th dau. of
the late Rev. Edward Machen, of Eastbach Court,
and Bicknor, Gloucestershire. — Oak House, Neuiland,

House, Ceme, Dorchester; Geashill, King's Co. ; Carlton, .

Travellers' , and Wellington Clubs, s.vi.; 16, Grosvefiorl

Place, s.w.

Ifeir, his son Edward Kenelm, D.S.O., M.C. (with Bar),
Capt. and ActinK Major Coldstream Guards: has the
French Croix de Guerre : educated at the R. Mil. Coll.,
Sandhurst ; 6. 1894 : m. 1919 the Hon. Constance Pamela
Alice Bruce, youngest dau. of Henry Campbell, 2nd Lord

DIGBT, Lady Muriel Augusta, of Chalming-
ton, Dorsetshire.
Only dau. of Henry Edward, 5th Earl of Ilchester, who
d. 1905, by Lady Mary Eleanor Anne, only dau. of
Richard, 1 st Earl of Dartrey , K.P. ; m. 1903 George
Hugh Digby, Esq., of Chalmington, a J.P. for Dorset-
shire, an Hon. Lieut, in the Army and Major Q.O '
Dorset Yeo., who d. 1914. — Chalmington House, Dor-
chester, Dorsetshire.

Ueir, her late husband's brother Henry Montagu, an Hod
Capl. ill the Army ; late Major 3rd Batt. Duke of Welling-
ton's \V. Riding Regt. (youngest son of Lieut.-Col. Johu
Almerus Digby, J.P., late Grenadier Guards, of Chalming- I
ton, who d. 1886, by Diana Alicia, who d. 1878, eldest dau
of the late Hon. and Eev. William Hugh Scott) ; 6. 1874.

DILKE, Sir Fisher Wentworth, Bart. — Cr.

Elder son of Aehton Wentworth Dilke, Esq., M.P.
(vounger son of the 1 st Bart.), who d. 1883, by Margaret
Mary (who d. 1914, having m. 2ndly 1891 William
Russell Cooke, Esq., of Bellecroft, Isle of Wight, who
d. 1903), eldest dau. of the late Thom.is Eustace Smith,
Esq., M.P., of High Coilease, Hants; b. 1877; «. his
cousin Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 3rd Bart., 1918 ;


m. 1905 Ethel, elder dau. of the late William KingJoa
Clifford, Esq., F.R.S. Sir Fisher Dilke, who was
educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (B.A. 1898), is
Capt. 4th Batt. K. Berkshire ^egt.— Reform Club,
s.w. ; 63, Sussex Gardens, Hyde Park, w. ; Brownwich,
Titchfield, Hants.

Heir, his son John Fisher Wentworth, !i. 1906.

DILKE (Florence) Peabl, Lady.

Eldest dau. of the late Henry Montague Faithful!, Esq.,
M.A., of Sydney, N.S.W. ; m. 1915 Sir Charles
Wentworth Dilke, 3rd Bart., who d.s.f. 1918.— 5,
Western Terrace, Brighton.

DILKE. See Fetherstm-Dilke.

DILL, Sir Samuel, Knt., LL.D., Litt.D.—
Or. 1909.

Eldest eon of the Rev. Samuel Marcus Dill, D.D., of
Londonderry, wlio d. 1870, by Anna Harrison, who
d. 1905, eldest dau. of the late James Cowau More-
land, Esq., of Carnbane House, Hillsborough ; h. 1814 ;
m. 1884 Fanny Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Richard
Cadwallader Morgan, Esq., of Shrewsbury. Sir
Samuel Dill, who was educated at the R. Academical
Institution, Belfast, at Queen's Coll., Belfast, and at
Lincoln Coll., Oxford (B.A. 18fi9, M.A. 1872, Hon.
Litt.D. Dublin 1901, Hon. LL.D. Edinburgh 1902
and St. Andrews 1906), was Lecturer at Lincoln Coll.,
Oxford, 1869; Fellow, Dean, and Tutor C.C.C, Ox-
ford, 1869-77; High Master of Manchester Grammar
School 1877-88, and Governor of Owens Coll. and
Victoria Univ., Manchester, 1880-9; has been Pro-
fessor of Greek at Queen's Coll., Belfast, since 1890,
and is a Commissioner for Intermediate Education in
Ireland, Pro-Chancellor of Queen's Univ., Ireland,
Governor of the R. Institution, Belfast, and Chair-
man of the Committee on Primary Education, Ireland
0913). — Motitpelhr, Belfast ; Athenceum Chh, s.w. ;
Ulster Club, Belfast.

DILLON, Viscount (Harold Aethhr Dillon).
— Cr. 1621-2.

Elder son of Arthur Edmund Dennis, 16th Viscount,
by Ellen, who d. 1896, dau. of the late James Adderly ;
h. 1844; s. 1892; m. 1870 Julia, eldest dau. of the
late Isaac Brock Stanton, Esq., Canadian Civil Service.
Viscount Dillon, who was Curator of the Tower
Armouries 1895-1912 and President of the Society of
Antiquaries 1897-1904, is Hon. M.A. 1894 and Hon.
D.C.L. 1913 Oxford, Chairman of the Trustees of the
National Portrait Gallery, a Trustee of the British
Museum, Antiquary to the R. Academy, an Hon. Mem-
ber of the Armourers and Brasiers Go. (1903), late
Capt. and Hon. Major Oxford Militia, formerly Lieut.
Rifle Brigade, and Patron of 2 Uv'mgs.—Ditchlei/,
Enstone, Oxfordshire ; Athenaum, and Armi/ and Navy
Clubs, s.w.

Heir, his son, Harry Lee Stanton Lee.Dillon, F.S. A., a J.P. for
CO. Roscommon, late Lieut. Rifle Brigade ; was on the ro
for High Sheriff of cos. IMayo and Roscommon for 1901
assumed the surname of Lee-Dillon 1802; educated a
Charterhou.se and at the R. Mil. Coll-. Sandhurst ; b. 1874
m. Ist 1904 (marriage dissolved 1912) Brenda Mary, elder
dau. of Thomas Smith, Esq., of Crawley, Sussex ; Sndly
1913 Kathleen Clare, 2nd dau. of the late James Atchison,
Esq., of Belfast, and North Side, Sydney, N.S. W., and has a
dau., Charlotte Henrictte Eleanor Florence Lee de Leon.

DILLON, Sir John Fox, Bart., of LismuUen,

CO. Meath; and of Dolserau Hall,

Merionethshire.— Cr. 1801.

Eldest son of Col. Sir John Dillon, 6th Bart., of

LismuUen, by Fanny, who d. 1898, dau. of the late

Thomas Fox, Esq., of Beaminster, Dorset;*. 1843 ; s.

1875; m. 1879 Marion Louisa, 2nd dau. of tlie late




Robert Stewart Dykes, Esq., and has a dau., Millicent.
Sir John Dillon, who was educated at Magdalene Coll.,
Cambridge, is a Baron of the Holy Roman Empire,
and a J.P.andD.L. for co. Meath (High Sheriff 1879) ;
late Capt. and Hon. Major 5th Batt. Leinster Regt.
(Meath Militia). — LismuUen, Navan ; Dolserau Hall,
Dolgelly, Merionethshire; Junior United Service Club,
s.w. ; kildare Street Club, Dublin.

Heir Pres., his kinsman Robert Arthur, only son of Lieat.-
Col. Robert Dillon, late 30th Foot (only son of the 5th
son of the 1st Bart.), who d. 1910, by Minnie Margaretta,
dau. of thelateHon.Stnart Mills, a Senator of Canada ;
late Sub-Lieut. R N. ; b. 1865 ; m. 1913 Laura Maud, who d.

1916, dau. of , and widow of J. Lachlin M'Oliver,

Esq., of New Zealand, and has, with other issue, a son,
•RotertWiUiam CharUer, 6. 1914.

DILLON. See Clonbrock, and Moore-Dillon.



under Llewelyn, Bart. ; and Venables-Llewelyn.

DIMSDALE, Sir John Holdsworth, Bart. —
Cr. 1902.
Eldest and only surviving son of the Right Hon. Sir
Joseph Cockfiekl Dimsdale, 1st Bart., K.C.V.O.,
by Beatrice Eliza Bower, O.B.E., dau. of Robert Hunt
Holdsworth, Esq., of Gloucester Gardens, W. ; b. 1874;
s. 1912; m. Ist 1901 Edith Katherine, who d. 1911,
dau. of John Connacher, Esq., of London ; 2ndly 1912
Elizabeth Grace, only dau. of the late William John
Harling, Esq., of Sevenoaks. Sir Johu Dimsdale was
educated at Eton. — Goldsmiths. Wkitstable, Kent;
Carlton Club, s.w.

Heir, his son John Holdsworth, b. 1901.

DIMSDALE, the Hon. Baron Charles Robert
Southwell, formerly of Essendon Place,
Eldest son of the Hon. Baron Robert Dimsdale, D.L.,
of Essendon Place, who d. 1898, by Cecilia Jane, who
d. 1910, elder dau. of the late Rev. Marcus Richard
Southwell, M.A., Vicar of St. Stephen's, St. Albans ;
b. 1856; m. 1st 1882 Alice, who iZ. 1 886, eldest dau.
of the late Charles James Monk, Esq.; 2ndly 1891
Mabel Sophia, dau. of Sir Brydges Powell Henniker,
4th Bart., and widow of Lieut.-Col. Edward George
Godolphin Hastings, C.B., and has had, with other
issue, a son, Edward Charles, Capt. Rifle Brigade; b.
1883 ; m. 1910 Katharine Joan, dau. of Edward Exton
Barclay, Esq., of Brent Pelham Hall, Hertfordshire,
and d. (killed in action) 1915, leaving, with other issue,
a son, Thomas Edward, b. 1911. Baron Dimsdale,
who was educated at Eton and at Trinity Coll., Cam-
bridge (B.A. 1878), and called to the Bar at the Inner
Temple 1881, is a J.P. for Hertfordshire (High
Sheriff 1917). — Meesden Manor, Meesdett, Buntingford ;
Carlton Club, s.w.


Amy Mildred Mary, 2nd dau. of William Henry
Charlton, Esq., of Hesleyside, Northumberland, who d.
1880, by Barbara, youngest dau. of the late Michael
Tasburgh, Esq., of Burghwallis Hall, Yorkshire; m.
1879, as 2nd wife. Sir Adrian Dingli, C.B., a Member
of the Council at Malta, Crown Advocate, and Legal
Adviser of the Government 1854-80 ; appointed Chief
Justice of Malta 1880, and Vice-President of the
Council of Government 1893, who was cr. K.C.M.G.
I860, G.C.M.G. 1808, and d. \900.— Valletta, Malta.

DIROM, of Mount Annan. See Pasley-Dirom,




DISNEY, Edgar Norton, Esq., of The Hyde,

Eldest Bon of Col. Edgar John Disney, D.L., late
Capt. R. Fusilier."!, of The Hyde, who d. 1903, by hia
let wife Lilias Charlotte, who d. 187-t, youngest
dau. of the late Rev. Henry William Buckley,
Rector of Hartshorue, Derbyshire; b. 1862; m.
1895 Lilian Lee, only dau. of the late Capt. :
Edward Townshend, J.P., of Wincham Hall,
Cheshire, and has, with a dau., a son, * Francis j
Norton, b. 1905. Mr. Disnev, who was educated at ,
Haileybury and at Pembroke'Coll., Oxford (B.A.I 884),
was formerly Lieut. 4th Batt. Essex Regt.—The Hyde,
Ingateaione. I

DISRAELI, CoNiNGSBT Ralph, Esq., of
Hughenden Manor, Buckinghamsliire.
Only son of Ralph Disraeli, Esq., formerly Dep. Clerk
of the Parliaments, who d. 189S (by Katherine, dau. of
Charles Trevor, Esq.), and nephew of the 1st and only
Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G. ; b. 1867; m. 1897 Marion
Grace, O.B.E., only child of the late Edward Silva, Esq., |
of Testcombe, Hants. Mr. Disraeli, who inherited this i
property from his uncle 1881, and was educated at the
Charterhouse and at New Coll., Oxford, is a J.P. and
D.L. for and an Aid. of the C.C. of Bucks, Major T.F. ,
Reserve, late R. Bucks Hussars Yeo., and Patron of!
2 livings, and was M.P. for Cheshire (Altrincham
Div.) 1892-1906. — Huijhenden Manor, High Wycombe;]
Carlton, and White's Clubs, s.w. 1


Bart — Cr.


DIVETT, Miss, of Riverside, Devonshire.

Mary Elizabeth, only dau. of John Divett, Esq., J.P.,
of Riverside, who d. 1885, by Henrietta Emma, 2nd
dau. of the late William BuUer, Esq., of Maidwell
Hall, Northamptonshire. — Riverside, Bovey Tracey,
Newton Abbot.

DIXIE, Sir Alexander Beaumont Churchill,
Bt., of Bosworth, Leicestershire. — Cr. 1660.
Only son of Sir Alexander Beaumont Churchill Dixie,!
10th Bart., of Bosworth, by Maria Catherine, who d. \
1902, younger dau. of the late Rev. Charles Walters, ,
Rector of Bramdean, Hants ; b. 1851 ; s. 1872 ; m. 1st
1875 Lady Florence Caroline, who d. 1905, youngest j
dau. of Archibald, 7th Marquis of Queensberry : 2ndly,

1906 Alice, dau. of , and widow of Edward Young

Ewart, Esq. Sir Alexander Dixie, who was educated
at Harrow, and was formerly Lieut. Leicestershire Yeo. j
Cav. and a J.P. and D.L. for Leicestershire (High
Sheriff 1876), is Patron of 1 living. — Boodle's Club, s.w. I
Beir, his son George Douglas, late temp.. Capt. 6th Batt.

+ DIXON, Sir Alfred Herbert,

Son of Henry Hall Dixon, Esq.; h. 1857; m. 1880
Caroline, dau. of Henry Sandford, Esq., and has a dau.,
Marjorie, m. 1st 1904 Francis Codringt on Nation, Esq.,
who d. 1908; 2ndly 1913 Herbert Stowell, Esq., and
has, with other issue, a son. Kenneth Dixon Codrington,
who assumed the additional surname of Dixon by royal
license 1918 ; b. 1905. Sir Alfred Dixon is Chairman
of the Cotton Control Board, Chairman and Managing
Director of the Fine Cotton Spinners' and Doublers'
Association Ltd. and a Director of other Cos. — The
Moss, Great Warford, Cheshire.

DIXON, Sir George, Bart., of Astle Hall,
Cheshire.— Cr. 1919.

Eldest son of John Dixon, Esq., of Astle Hall, J.P. and
D.L., who d. 1873, by Sophia, who d. 1885, dau. of the
late Thomas William Egertou Tatton, Esq., of Wythen-
shawe, Cheshire; b. 1842; m. 1885 Emily Katherine,
2nd dau. of the late George Beauchamp Cole, Esq., of
Twickenham, Middlesex, and widow of John Basker-
vyle-Glegg, Esq., ofWithington Hall, and Gayton Hall,
Cheshire. Sir George Dixon, who was educated at
Eton, is a J.P. and D.L. for Cheshire (High Sheriff
1881), Chairman of the Cheshire C.C, temp. Col. and
Co. Commandant Cheshire Vol. Regt., Patron of 1
living, and late Lieut.-Col. 5th Cheshire R.V. ; formerly
Capt. 2oth Foot, K.O. Scottish Bordeiers.— Astle Hall,
Chelford ; Arthur's Club, s.w.

Heir, bis son John, b. 1836 ; m. 1910 Gwendolen Anne, 2nd
dau. of Sir Joseph Layton Elmes Spearman, 2nd Barb.,
and has, with other issue, a son, *Jobn George, b. 1911.

DIXON, Brigadier-Gen. Sir Henry Grey,
K.C.B.— Cr. 1902.

Fourth son of John Dixon, Esq., of Astle Hall,
Cheshire, who d. 1873, by Sophia, who d. 1885, 5th
dau. of the late Thomas William Egerton Tatton, Esq.,
of Wythenshawe, Cheshire; b. 1850; m. Ist 1885
Helen Mary, who d. 1893, eldest dau. of J. L. Frost,
Esq., of Copenhagen; 2ndly 1900 Constance Ethel,
youngest dau. of the late Capt. William Mitchell-Innes,
13th Hussars, of Ayton Castle and Whitehall, Ber-
wickshire. Sir Henry Dixon is an Hon. Brigadier-Gen.
ret., late Col. Comm. 25th Regt. Dist., and was A.D.C.
to Queen Victoria 1898-1901, and to King Edward VII.
1901-7, in command of a Brigade, with the temp,
rank of Brigadier-Gen., 1914-16, a Section Commander,
with the temp, rank of Brigadier-Gen., 1915-16, and
a Camp Commandant 1916-18 ; has the Order of the
Medjidie, 4th Class, and the Serbian Order of the
White Eagle, 3rd Class, with Swords. —Hazelwood,
Chandler's Ford, Hampshire ; Caledonian Club, s.w.

previously Lieut. 3rd Batt. K.O. Scottish Borderers,

formerly Midshipman R.N. ; 6. 187G ; m. 1902 Margaret ,^.,..^_^„ , „ c P T i

Lindsay.younge^t dau. ofSir Alexander Jardine, 8th Bart., DIXON, AnTHONY IHOMAS bXEELE, Ot LiOrtOU

' " ' Hall, Cumberland.

Only son of Anthony Joseph Steele Dixon, Esq., J.P.,
of Lorton Hall, whoii. 1909, by Florence, youngest dau.
of the late James Brockbank, Esq., J.P., of Chappels,
Cumberland; *. 1900.— ior?o» Hall, Cockermouih,

DIXON, Sir Thomas James, Bart.— Cr. 1903.

Eldest son of the Right Hon. Sir Daniel Dixon,
1st Bart., M.P., by his 1st wife Eliza, who d. 1868,
dau. of the late James Agnew, Esq., of Belfast ;
b. 1868; s. 1907; m. 1906 Edith Stewart, youngest
dau. of the late Stewart Clark, Esq., of Dundas Castle,
Linlithgowshire, and of Cairndhu, co. Antrim. Sir
Thomas Dixon is a Magistrate for co. Antrim (High
Sheriff 1912), and a Member of the Belfast Har.
hour Board, and was High Sheriff of co. Down 1911!.—
Residences : Wilmont, Dunmurry,co. Antrim ; Cairndhu,
Lame, co. Antrim; Drumadarragh, Doagk, co, Antrim;
Constitutional Club, w.c. ; Kildare Street Club, Dublin ;
Ulster, and Union Clubs, Belfast.

Heir Pres., his half-brother Daniel, temp. Major 12th
(Service) Batt., previously Major

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