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d.
1910, by Jane Harriette, 4th dau. of the late Rev.
James Perkins Garrett, of Kilgarron, co. Carlow,
formerly Rector of Kellistown, co. Carlow; b. 1886;
educated abroad and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. —
Junior Carlton Club, s.w. ; Junior Constitutional
Club, w.

FIRBBRACB, Capt. Cordell William, of
Frensham Place, Surrey ; and of Elmstone
Court, Kent.
Only son of Robert Tarver Firebrace, Esq., of
Heyfield, Victoria, Australia, who rf. 1903, by Isabella,
who d. 1891, youngest dau. of the late Thomas Black,
Esq., M.D., of St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia ; b. 1865 ;
m. 1898 Ida Dorothy, younger dau. of Capt. Sir
Francis Blackwood, 4th Bart., ret. R.N., and has,
with other issue, a son, ■* Robert Cordell, educated at
Harrow and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge; b. 1899.
Capt. Firebrace, who was educated at Harrow and at
Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1886) and was formerly
Lieut. 7th (G.O.) Hussars and Capt. W. Somerset
Yeo. Cav., is a Magistrate for Kent, Capt. ret., late
temp. Capt. (1916-17) in the Army, and Lord of the
Manor of Elmstone, Kent. — Frensham Place, Farnham,
Surrey; Army and Navy Club, s.w. ; Arts' Club, w.

FIRTH, Sir Algernon Freeman, Bart. — Cr.
1909.

Second and elder siu-vivingson of Sir Thomas Freeman
Firth, 1st Bart., by Hannah Maria, who d. 1907, 3rd
dau. of the late William WiUans, Esq., J.P, of
Huddersfield; b. 1856; s. 1909; m. 1881 Janet
Gertrude, 2nd dau. of Thomas Steven Lindsay, Esq.,
of Edinburgh, and has a dau., Dorothy Gertrude ;
m. 1910 Michael Bruce Urquhart Dewar, Esq.,
O.B.E., Lieut, (temp. Major) E. Biding (Fortress)
Engineers, B.E., T.F., and has, with other issue, a son,
John Michael Firth, b. 1917. Sir Algernon Firth is a
Magistrate for the W. Riding of Yorkshire and was
President of the Association of Chambers of Commerce
of the United Kingdom 1912-18. — Residence : Holme
House, Lightcliffe, Yorkshire ; Reform, and Brooks's
Clubs, s.w! ; 88, St. James's Street, s.w.

Heir Pre.i., his brother William Eustace, a Magistrate for
the W. Riding o( Yorkshire and for Hampshire ; 6. 1861 ;
m. 1888 Annie Maria, eldest dau. of the late Thomas
Collier, Esq., J.P., of Alderley Edge, Cheshire, and has a
son, « Geoffrey, Lieut. 18th Hussars, Special Reserve ; b.
1889.

FIRTH, Ralph "WooDLET, Esq., of Halshanger,
Devonshire.

Younger son of Henry Mallaby Firth, Esq., of Knowle,
Ashburton, Devon, by Frances, younger and only
surviving dau. of the late George Caunter, Esq., of
Ashburton, and granddau. of the late James Woodley,
Esq., of Halshanger ; b. 1879 ; «. Mrs. Mary Woodley,
widow of his great-uncle James Woodley, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., of Halshanger, 1919; m. 1904 Harriet
Hilda, 4th dau. of the Rev. Philip Stephen O'Brien,
D.D. Mr. Firth, who was educated at Blundell's
School, Tiverton, and at St. John's Coll., Oxford
(B.A. 1904), is Lord of the Manor of Halshanger.—
Halshanger, Ashburton, Devon.



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nSET, Surgeon-Gen. Sir (Joseph) Edgene,
Knt., C.M.Ct., D.S.O.— Cr. 1917.

Third sou of the Hon. Jean Baptisto Romualil Fiset,
M.D., Senator of Kimouski, Quebec, who d. 1917. by
his 1st -vrife Aim^e, dau. of the late Honor^ Plamondon,
Esq., of Quebec; b. 1874; m. 1902 Stella, dau. of
Linifere Tasehereau., Esq., K.C., of Quebec. Sir Eugene
Fiset, who was educated at Kimouski Seminary, at
Laval Univ. (B.A. 1894, M.B. 1896, M.D. and M.S.
1898), at St, Anthony Hospital, Paris, and at the Nose
and Throat Hospital, London, is Surgeon-Gen. for
Canadian Forces, Vice-President of the Militia Council
and a Comm. of the Legion of Honour ; was Director-
Gen, of Canadian Medical Services 1903-6 ; appointed
Hon. Surgeon to H.E. the Governor-Gen. of Canada
1905 and Deputy Minister of Militia and Defence,
Canada, 1906. — 17, Marlborough Avenue, Ottawa,
Canada; BimousM, Province of Quebec; Bideau,
and Hunt Clubs, Ottawa; Garrison Club, Quebec;
Snellier Club, RimousM.

FISHBOURNB, the Misses, of Ashfield Hall,
Queen's Co.

Sidney Elizabeth Ross, and Annie Katharine, daus. of
Joseph Fishbourne, Esq., of Ashfield Hall, who d.
1888, by Marion Sidney, who d, 1876, 3rd dau. of the
late Col. Benjamin Geale Humfrey, of Cavanacor, co.
Donegal. The Misses Fishbourne s. their brother
Lieut.-Col. Charles Edward Fishbourne, Major North-
umberland Fusiliers, and temp. Lieut-Col. Comm.
8th (Service) Batt., who d. of wounds received in
action, l^M .—Ashfield Hall, Ballickmo;/ler, Queen's Co.

FISHER, Lord (John Aebuthnot Fishee,
G.C.B., G.C.V.O., O.M., LL.D.).— Cr.
1909.

Eldest Bonof Capt.AVilliam Fisher, formerly 78th High- i
landers, who d. 1866, by Sophia, who ci. 1895, dau. of i
the late Alfred Lambe, Esq., of London; A. 1841 ; m. 1866 {
Frances Katharine Josepha,who d. 1918, only dau. of the
late Rev. Thomas Delves Broughton. Lord Fisher is an
Adm. of the Fleet ret., and Hon. LL.D. Glasgow, Edin-
burgh 1906, and Cambridgel908; was Director of Naval
Ordnance 1886-91, Adm. Superintendent of Portsmouth
Dockyard 1891-2, a Lord of the Admiralty, and Con-
troller of the Navy 1892-7; Commander-in-Chief on
the N. American and W. Indies Station 1897-9, and
of the Mediterranean Fleet 1899-1902; 2nd Sea Lord
of the Admiralty 1902-3; Commander-in-Chief at
Portsmouth 1903-4; 1st Sea Lord of the Admiralty
1904-10 and 1914-15, 1st and Principal Naval
A.D.C. to H.M. King Edward VII. 1904-10, and to
H.M. King GeorgeV. 1910-1 1, and a MemberoftheWar
Office Reconstruction Committee; has been a Member
of the Committee of Imperial Defence since 1904 and
Hon. Col. of the 1st. R. Naval Brigade since 1914;
appointed President of the Central Committee of the
Naval Inventions Board 1915 ; has the Grand Cordon
of the Legion of Honour, of the Order of the Osmanieh,
and of the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun, with
Paalownia, the Grand Cross of the Spanish Order of
Charles III, and the Order of Alexander Nevski of
Ji\i.ssi&.—Athenmum Club, s.w. ; 3, Eaton Square, s.w.
£f«r,hi6soiiCecil(Vsvasseur Kslier), of Kilverstone Hall,
Norfolk (whom iff).

FISHER, the Hon. Cecil VAVASSEUR, of
Kilverstone Hall, Norfolk.
Only son of Adm. of the Fleet John Arbuthnot, 1st Lord
Fisher, G.C.B., G.C.V.O., O.M., by Frances Katharine
Josepha, who d. 1918, only dau. of the late Rev.
Thomas Delves Broughton; b. 1868; m. 1910 Jane,
dau. of Randal Morgan, Esq., of Chestnut Hill, Phila-
delphia, U.S.A., and has a dau., Anna. Mr. Vavasseur
Fisher, who was educated at Charterkouse and at



Magdalen Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1890, M.A. 1894), and
assumed the prefix surname of Vavasseur by royal
license 1909, was formerly in the Bengal Civil Service,
and is Lord of the Manor of Kilverstone. — Kilverstone
Hall, Thetford, Norfolk; East India United Service
Club, s.w.

FISHER, the Right Hon. Andrew.

Son of Robert Fisher, of Crosshouse, Ayrshire ; b.
1862; m. 1901 Margaret Irvine. Mr. Fisher, who
was educated at Crosshouse, was M.L.A Queensland
1893-1901 ; Secretary for Railways and Minister of
Public Works in the Dawson Ministry 1899 ; a Member
of the House of Representatives, Commonwealth of
Australia, 1901-15; Minister for Trade and Customs
1904, and Prime Minister and Treasurer 1908-9,
1910-13, and 1914-15 ; appointed High Commissioner
for Australia in London 1915. — Australia House,
Strand, w.c.

4- FISHER, the Right Hon. Herbert Albert
Laurens, LL.D., F.B.A.

Eldest son of H. W. Fisher, Esq.; b. 1866; m. 1899
Lettice, eldest dau. of Sir Courtenay Peregrine
Ilbert, G.C.B., K.C.S.I., CLE. Mr. Fisher, who was
educated at Winchester, at New Coll., Oxford, of
which he was formerly Fellow and Tutor (B.A. 1888,
M.A. 1891, Hon. LL.D. Edinburgh, 1913, Hon. Litt.D.
Sheffield 1918), and at Paris and Gottingen, was a
Member of the R. Commission on the Public Services
of India 1912-15, and of the Government Committee
on alleged German Outrages 1915, and Vice-Chancellor
of Sheffield Univ. 1912-17 and has been a Trustee of
. the British Museum since 1915; appointed President of (I

the Board of Education Dec. 1916 ; sat as M.P. for the I

Hallam Div. of Sheffield Dec. 1916-1918, and has ■

sat for the Combined English Univs. since 1918.— TAe l»

Grange, Eccleshall, Sheffield ; Athenauni Club, s.w. ;
57, Carlisle Mansions, Carlisle Place, s.w.

FISHER, Adm. Sir Frederick William,
K.C.V.O.— Cr. 1909.

Fourth son of Capt. William Fisher, formerly 78th
Highlanders, who d. 1 866, by Sophia, who d. 1 895, dau. „

of the late Alfred Lambe, Esq., of London; b. 1851.
Sir Frederick Fisher, who was educated at Lichfield
Grammar School and on H.M.S. 'Britannia,' is an
Adm. ret. and a Grand Officer of the Order of the
Crown of Italy was Commodore, Jamaica, 1903-5,
Superintendent of Malta Dockyard 1907-10, and
President of the R. Naval Coll., Greenwich, 1911-14.
— United Service Club, s.w.

FISHER, Sir Walter Newton, Knt., F.S.S.,
F.C.A.— Cr. 1905.
Son of the late Benoni Fisher, of Handsworth, Staf-
fordshire ; b. 1844; m. 1st 1866 Lydia, who d. 1894,
dau. of the late Thomas Nixon, of Hampstead ; 2ndly
1897 Kate, dau. of the late Bryan William Stevens,
of Edgbaston. Sir Walter Fisher is a Magistrate for
Warwickshire (High Sheriffl912) and for Birmingham,
and Senior Partner of the firm of Fisher, Randle, and
Fisher, Chartered Accountants, Birmingham, and was
President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
in England and Wales 1901-2.— Laumjield, Edgbastmi,
Birmingham; Union, and Conservative Clubs, s.w.;
Constitutional Club, w.c.

FISHER, Mrs., of Ashdown Park, Sussex.
Mary Penelope Gwendoline, only surviving child of
Thomas Charles Thompson, Esq., M.P., of Ashdown
Park, who d. 1892, by Mary Anne, who d. 1907,



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Caraae Fisher, D.D., who was Bishop Suflragan of i Frederick Lorimer (eldest, son), M.C., Lient. and

Southampton 1894-8 and of Ipswich 1899-1908, and temp. Capt. 4th Batt. Suffolk Regt. and a Brigade

has been Rector of Bnrgh St. Margaret, -with St. Marv I Major; h. 1890; m. 1917 Charlotte Patricia Hazel,

and Billockby, Norfolk, since 1898, and Hon. Canon eldest dau. of Col. William Henrj- Wilson Elliot,

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of Norwich since 1912, and has had, with other
a son, George Kenneth Thompson, Capt. 4th Batt.
Norfolk Regt.; b. 1879; m. 1914 Janet Katheriue
Mar}', 3rd dau. of the late Frederick Arthur Anson,
Esq., and d. (of wounds received in action) 1017, leaving,
with another son, *Antony George Anson, h. 1915. —
Ashdown Park, Coleman's Hatch, Sussex. Residence :
Bnri/h House, Flegghurgh, Norfolk.

FISHER, Sydney, Esq., of Amington Hall,
Warwicksliire.
Fifth son of Charles Fisher, Esq., of Dosthill Hall,
Warwickshire, who d. 1863, by .lane Evans, who d.
1897 ; b. 1857 ; m. 1886 Annie Louisa, eldest dau. of the
late Cecil Charles Van Notten-Pole, Esq., of Buryfields
House, Gloucestershire, and has, with other issue, a son,
* Derek Chandos Sydney, h. l^0\ .—Amington Hall,
Tamworth ; Orleans Cluh, s.w.



FISHER. See Downham of Fidham, Lord.



FISHER-ROWE, Lieut.-Col. Heebeet Matow,
C.B.E., of Thorncombe, Surrey.
Second son of Capt. Edward Rowe Fisher-Rowe, J. P.
and .D.L., late 4th Dragoon Guards, of Thorncombe,
and of Rew, Devonshire, who d. 1909, and younger
son of his 1st wife Edith Maria, who d. 1871, only
child of the late Mayow Wynell Adams, Esq., J.P., of
Sydenham, Kent ; b. 1870; s. his brother Lieut.-Col.
Laurence Rowe Fisher-Rowe, J. P., Grenadier Guards,
■who d. of wounds received in action, 1915; m. 1901 j FITTON, Mrs., and IMBERT-TERRT, Mrs.,
Maud, elder dau. of the late Alfred Seymour, Esq., of Wiglitwick, Staffordshire.

J.P., of Hollybrook, Hampshire, and has, with other May, and Lilian Frederica Violette Lucy, dans, of Sir
issue, a son, * David, 6. 1909. Lieut.-Coh Fisher- Alfred Hickman, 1st Bart., M.P., D.L., of Wightwick
Rowe, who was educated at Eton, is Lieut -Col. Surrey | ^nd Wergs Hall, Staffordshire, who d. 1910, by Lucy
(Queen Marys Regt.)_"ieo. and a D.L. for Surrey.— Qwen, who d. 1914, only dau. of the late William



D.S.O., M.B., formerly Indian Medical Service, and d.
from the effects of gas poisoning 1917; and *Frank
Guy Clavering (2nd son), Lieut. 4th Batt. Suffolk
Regt. and Acting Major E.A.F. ; educated at Charter-
house and at Ch. Ch., Oxford ; b. 1892. Mr. Fison is a
J.P. for Suffolk.— SteWoB Hall, near Ipswich,

FITHIAN, Sir Bdwaed William, Knt.— Cr.
1905.
Only surviving son of William Fithian, Esq., of
London, who d. 1894, by Sarah, who d. 1891, dau. of
the late Samuel Eastwood, Esq., of Bury ; 6.1845; m.
1870 Mary Anne Frances Ryder, only dau. of James
Thomas Ranton, Esq., of London. Sir Edward Fithian,
who was educated at Manchester Grammar School, at
Owens Coll., Manchester, and at King's CoU., London,
and called to the Bar at the Middle Temple 1879,
was one of the delegates from the Association of
Chambers of Commerce to the Fifth Congress of
Chambers of Commerce of the Empire at Montreal,
Canada, 1903, a Member of the Board of Trade
Departmental Committee on Bankruptcy Law Amend-
ment 1906-8 and formerly Secretary of the Association
of Chambers of Commerce of the United Kingdom ;
has the French Decoration of OiEcier de I'lnstruc-
tion Publique, and is a J.P. for co. London and
a Knight Commander of the Portuguese Order of
Our Lady of the Conception of Villa Vi9osa. —
National Liberal Club, s.w.; Forest Lodge, Brodrick
Road, Upper Tooting, s.w.



Thorncombe, Gziildford.



FISHER-SMITH. See Smith.
FISHERWICK, Lord. See Donega/l, Marquis of. j



Smith, Esq., of Portsea, Hampshire. 1. May (6th
dau.), m. 1910 Brigadier-Gen. Hugh Gregory Fitton,
C.B., D.S.O., A.D.C. (to H.M. The King), who was
Director of Organizational the War Office 1913-14,
who was appointed to command a Brigade 1915 and
who d. of wounds received in action lyiS.^Wightwick,
near Wolverhampton; Island, Fetersfield, Hants. 2.
Lilian Frederica Violette Lucy (youngest dau.), m.
1917 Capt. Frederic Bouhier Imbert-Terry, M.C.,
temp. Capt. Devonshire Regt. (younger son of Sir
Henry Machu Imbert-Terry, 1st Bart., of Strete
Ralegh, Devon). — Wightwick, near Wolverhampton ;
Blue Hayes, Broad Clyst, Devonshire.



FISON, Sir Feedeeick William, Bart., of!
Boarzell, Sussex.— Cr. 1905.
Only son of William Fison, Esq., J.P., of Greenholme,
Yorkshire, who d. 1900, by Fanny, who d. 1892, dau.
of the late Jonas Whitaker, Esq., J.P., of Greenholme;
h. 1847 ; m. 1872 Isabella, 2nd dau. of the late Joseph
Crossley, Esq., of Broomfield, Yorkshire, and niece of
Sir Francis Crossley, 1st Bart., M.P. Sir Frederick
Fison, who was educated at Rugby and at Ch. Ch.,
Oxford (B.A. 1871, M.A. 1874), is a J.P. and D.L. for
the W. Riding of Yorkshire, and was M.P. for the
Doncaster Div. of the Southern Part of the W. Riding
of Yorkshire 1895-1906.— SonrzcM, Hurst Green,
Sussex; Carlton, and United University Clubs, s.w.

Heir, hia son Francis GeofErey, M.C., a Magistrate for the 1 FITZ-CLARENCE-HUNLOKE, of Wibger

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