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he Penang Div. of
the Straits Settlements 1874; was Acting Judge of
Penang 1874-6; Judge of the Supreme Court in the
Settlements 1876-86; Acting Chief Justice 1876-8,
and in 1883, and Chief Justice 1886-9.— i?evo» House,
Harold Road, Upper Norwood, s.e.

FORD, John Walker, Esq., F.S.A., of Enfield
Old Park, Middlesex.

Eldest son of Edward Ford, Esq., of Enfield Old Park,
who d. 1893, by Elizabeth Hill Winchester, who d.
1881, only child of the late Rev. Thomas Winchester
Lewis; b. 1838; m. 18.64 Caroline Susan, dau. of
Henry' Parker, Esq., of White Lodge, East Barnet,
and has, with other issue, *Hugh Rawlinson, educated
at Clare Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1888, M.A. 1893) ; b.
1866. Mr. Ford is a J.P. and D,L. for Middlesex
(High Sheriff 1900).— Residence : T/ie Croft. Shalford,
Surrey ; R. Societies' Club, s.w.

FORD, S., Esq., of Doiley Manor, Hampshire.

Son of John E. Ford, Esq., of Devonshire, whorf. 1914,
by Emma Mary, who d. 1914, dau. of the late J.
Slaughter, Esq., of Essex ; b. 1868 ; called to the Bar
at the Inner Temple 1915 ; was formerly an Examiner
in Engineering and Architecture for the Government.—
Doiley Manor, near Andover, Hampshr- ■ '——
Carlton, Ranelagh, and Roehampio
Connaught Square, Hyde Park, w.

FORD-HUTCHINSON. See Hutchi



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PORDB, "William George, Esq., of Seaforde,
CO. Down.

Only son of Major Thomas Douglass Forde, 46th
Kegt., who d. 1897, by Georgina, dau. of Capt. George
King, of St. Bredans. co. Dublin; 6. 1868; m. 1898
Sylvia Dorothea, only dau. of the late Major Alexander
Frederick Stewart, Inniskilling Dragoons, and has, with
other issue, a son, * Thomas William, Lieut. Cold-
stream Guards ; educated at the R. Mil. Coll, Sand-
hurst; b. 1899. Mr. Forde is a J.P. and D.L. for co.
Down (High Sheriff 1909)and Capt. T.F. Reserve ; late
Major 5th Batt. R. Irish B,\&es.— Seaforde, Clough, co.
Down; Carlton Club, s.w.

rORDHAM, Sir (Herbert) George, Knt., of
Odsey, Cambridgeshire.— Cr. 1908.
Eldest son of Herbert Fordham, Esq., of Odsey, who
d. 1891, by his 1st wife Constantia Elizabeth, who
d. 1879, 4th dau. of the late Edward George Fordham,
Esq., of Odsey ; b. 1854 ; jn. 1st 1877 Fanny Osier, who
d. 1911, 3rd dau. of the late William Blake, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., of South Petherton, Somerset ; 2ndly 1914
Eth4 Maud Elizabeth, who d. 1917, dau. of the late Rev.
Thomas Brodbelt Berry, M.A., and widow of Coram.
Stewart Cannae Weigall, R.N., and has, with other issue,
a son, * George Russell Blake, h. 1878 ; m. 1903 Christa-
bel Emily, dau. of the late Joseph Head, of Baldock,
Hertfordshire. Sir George Fordham, who was educated
at Univ. Coll., London, called to the Bar at the Inner
Temple 1885, and was formerly Capt. 10th Herts R.V.
Corps, and subsequently T.F. Reserve, is a J.P. for
Herts, a J.P., D.L., C. Aid. and Chairman of the C.C.
for Cambridgeshire, and temp. Lieut. 1st Batt. Cam-
bridgeshire Vol. Regt., and was High Sheriff of Cam-
bridgeshire and Huntingdonshire 1918 ; has published
a number of papers on Scientific subjects and on Car-
tography &c. — Odsey, Ashwell, Baldock, Hertfordshire ;
Reform, and National Liberal Clubs, s.w. ; County
Club, Cambridge.

FORDHAM, Alfred Rdssell, Esq., of Mel-
bourn Bury, Cambridgeshire.

Eldest son of John Hampden Fordham, Esq., of Melbourn
Bury, Barrister-atr-Law of the Inner Temple, whod. 1885,
by Catherine, who d. 1909, younger dau. of Sir Wilfrid
Lawson, 1st Bart., of Brayton, Cumberland, and of Caro-
line, 3rd dau. of Sir James Graham, of Netherby, 1st
Bart.; b. 1873; m. 1900 Caroline Augusta, youngest
dau. of the late William Stanley, Esq., J.P. and D.L.,
of Ponsonby Hall, Cumberland, and has, with other
issue, a son, * Alfred Stanley, b. 1907. Mr. Fordham,
who was educated at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A.
and LL.B. 1894, M.A. 1898), and called to the Bar at
the Inner Temple 1896, is a Magistrate for Cam-
bridgeshire, and was High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire
and Huntingdonshire 1915. — Melbourn Bury, near
Soyston,

FORDHAM, Edwabd Kino, Esq., of Elbrook
House, Hertfordshire.
Eldest son of Edward Snow Fordham, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., of Elbrook House, formerly a Metropolitan
Police Magistrate, who d. 1919, by Annie, eldest dau.
of the late Thomas Carr-Jaekson, Esq., F.R.C.S., of
Harley Street, London ; b. 1881 ; educated at Harrow
and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge ; late temp, Lieut.
'B,.ii..S.C.— Elbrook House, Ashwell, Baldock, Herts;
Bath Club, w.

FORDHAM, Francis John, Esq., of Tew

Trees House, Hertfordshire.

Eldest son of Frederick Nash Fordham, Esq., J.P., of

Bank House, Royston, Hertfordshire, who d. 1905, by

Mary Anne, 3rd dau. of the late Edward George



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Fordham, Esq., of Odsey, Cambridgeshire, and of Ash-
well Bury, Hertfordshire ; b. 1842 ; m. 18— Katherine
J. Marcella, who d. 1893, youngest dau. of the late
Rev. Nisbett Lodge, Rector of Duncormick, co. AVex-
ford, and has, with 2 daus., an only son, * Henry
John, a Magistrate for Hertfordshire and for Cam-
bridgeshire, and temp. Lieut. Reserve Regt. of R.
Horse Guards; late Lieut. Herts Yeo. ; b. 1881; m.
19(18 Elizabeth Mary, 3rd dau. of Marlborough
Robert Pryor, Esq., of Weston Park, Hertfordshire,
and has 3 daus. Mr. Fordham is a J.P. and
D.L. for Hertfordshire, a J.P. for Cambridgeshire,
and a Banker at Royston. — Yew Trees House, Royston.

FORDHAM, Rupert Oswald, Esq., of Broom
Hall, Bedfordshire.

Third son of Edward King Fordham, Esq., of Ashwell
Bury, Hertfordshire, who d. 1889, by Anne Maria, who
d. 1893, dau. of the late Bernard Geary Snow, Esq. ; b.
1861 ; m. 1st 1893 Caroline Marie, who d. 1900, dau.
of the late Samuel Favez, and widow of Sir William
O'Malley, 2nd B.irt. ; 2ndly 1905 Janet Elizabeth,
who d. 1913, 4th dau. of the late William Durning
Holt, Esq., of Whinmoor, Lancashire ; 3rdly 1916
Julia Blanche, dau. of the late Col. George William Cox,
Indian Army, and has a son, * Rupert Granville, b.
1898. Mr. Fordham, who was educated at Rugby, is
a J.P. for Bedfordshire, and was on the roll for High
Sheriff for \90^.— Broom Hall, Biggleswade.

FORDHAM, Wolverlet Attwood, Esq., of
Ashwell Bury, Hertfordshire.

Second son of Edward King Fordham, Esq., of Ash-
well Bury, who d. 1889, by Anna Maria, who d. 1893,
dau. of the late Bernard Geary Snow, Esq. ; b. 1859 ;
m. 1903 Phyllis, eldest dau. of George James Gribble,
Esq., of Kingston Russell House, Dorchester. Mr.
Fordham, who was educated at Rugby, is a J.P. for
Bedfordshire (was on the roll for High Sheriff for 1911)
and for Cambridgeshire, and Major Bedfordshire Yeo.
— Ashwell Bury, Baldock, Hertfordshire; Wellington
Club, s.w.

FORDTCE, Alexander Dingwall, Esq., of
Brucklay, Aberdeenshire.
Elder son of William Dingwall Fordyce, Esq.,M.P., of
Brucklay, who d. 1875, by Christina, eldest dau. of
Robert Horn, Esq., Dean of the Faculty of Advo-
cates (Scotland); b. 1873. Mr. Fordyce, who was
educated at Charterhouse and at Trinity Coll., Cam-
bridge, is a J.P. and D.L. for Aberdeenshire — Brucklay
Castle, Brucklay, N.B.

Heir Pres., hia brother Robert. Dingwall, Major ret., late
R. Scots Greys : educated at Charterhouse and at Trinity
Coll., Cambridge ; i. 1875.

FORDTCE, Alexander Dingwall, Esq., of
Culsh, Aberdeenshire.
Eldest son of James Dingwall Fordyce, Esq., of Culsh,
who d. 1899, by Penelope Gordon, dau. of Professor
James Miller, M.D. ; b. 1876: m. 1913 Bessie lanthe
Sutherland, dau. of Dr. John Sutherland Gunn, I. M.S.,
and widow of Capt. Frank Warren, R.A., and has a
dau., lanthe. Mr. Fordyce, who was educated at
Edinburgh Academy, at Edinburgh Univ. (M.B., Ch.B.,
M.D. 1904), .and in Vienna, Berlin and Paris, is
F.R.C.P., Edinburgh, 1903, and temp. Capt. and
Acting Major R.A.M.C. — 8, Manor Place, Edinburgh;
University Club, Edinburgh.

FORESTER, Lord (George Cecil Beaumont
Weld Forester).— Cr. 1821.

Eldest son of Cecil Theodore Weld, 6th Lord, by Emma
Georgina, youngest dau. of Sir Willoughby Wolstau



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Dixie, 8th Bart. ; b. 1867; «. 1917; m. 1896 Christine |
Isabel, youngest dau. of the late Col. Duncan Henry '
Caithness Eeay Davidson, of Tulloch, Ross-shire. Lord
Forester, who was educated at Harrow and at Trinity
Coll., Cambridge, is a Magistrate for Shropshire, Capt.
Eeserve of Officers, Capt. ret., bite E. Horse Guards, ;
an Hon. Lieut.-Col. in the Army, late Lieut.-Col.
Shropshire Yeo., a Knight of Grace of the Order of j
St. John of Jerusalem and Patron of 3 livings. — Willey j
Park, Brosehy, Shropshire ; White's Club, s.w.

Beir, his son CecU George Wilfrid Weld, temp. Lieut.

Guards' M.O. Regt., late Reserve Eegt. o£ R. Horse

Guards ; b. 1899.

FORESTER, Lieut.-Col. the Hon. Francis t
Henet Cecil Weld, of Decker Hill, [
Shropshu-e,
Third sou of Cecil Theodore Weld, 5th Lord Forester, j
who d. 1917, by Emma Georgina, j-oungest dau. of Sir '
Willoughby Wolstan Dixie, 8th Bart.; b. 1871; m.[
1901 Alexina Josephine Arbuthuott, youngest dau. of
the late Major Frederick Wollaston, J.P. and D.L., of
Shenton Hall, Leicestershire, and has a dau., Katherine
Georgina Josephine. Lieut.-Col. Forester, who was
educated at Repton, is an Hon. Capt. in the Army and
Lieut.-Col. ret., late Comm. 3rd Batt. Shropshire L.I.
— Decker Mil, Shifnal, Shropshire.

FORESTIER-WALKER. See Walker. 1

FORGET, Sir (Joseph David) Rodolphe, j
Knt.— Cr. 1912.
Only son of David Forget, Esq., Lawyer, of Terrebonne, |
Quebec, by Angele Limoges, dau. of the late Louis
Taillon, Esq. ; b. 1861 ; m. 1st 1885 Marie Alexandra,
who d. 1894, dau. of the late Hon. Louis Tourville,
M.L.A. ; 2ndly 1894 Marie Louise Blanche, dau. of the
late Robert MacDonald, Esq., Superintendent of the
Intercolonial Railway. Sir Rodolphe Forget, who
was educated at Masson CoU., Terrebonne, is a Stock-
broker, President of the Banque Internationale du
Canada, Montreal, the Richelieu and Ontario Naviga-
tion Co., etc. ; Vice-President and Director of many
other Cos. ; Governor of Montreal Gen. Hospital, and
Lieut.-Col. 65th Mount Royal Rifles, and has been a
Member of the House of Commons of the Dominion of
Canada since 1904.— P.O.B. 850, Montreal, Canada;
Mount Royal, St. James's, Canadien, and S. St. Law-
rence Yacht Clubs, Montreal ; Quebec Garrison Club,
Quebec ; Sideau Club, Ottawa,

FORMBT, John, Esq., of Formby Hall, Lan-
cashire.

Only son of the Rev. Lonsdale Formby, of Formby
Hall, who d. 1896, by Elizabeth, who d. 1853, dau. of
the late John Graburn, Esq., of Barton-on-Hiunber,
Lincolnshire; b. 1852; m. 1881 Annis Lucy Harriet,
dau. of the late Lieut.-Col. Frederic Gandy, formerly
Scots Guards, of Heaves, Westmorland, and has a
son, * John Frederic Lonsdale, late Lieut. Duke of
Lancaster's Own Yeo. ; *. 1882 ; m. 1909 Ethel EUen,
eldest dau. of the late Capt. Charles McPherson,
2nd W. India Regt. Mr. Formby, who was educated
at Eton and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1875),
IS a J.P. and D.L. for Lancashire, a J.P. for West-
morland, Lord of the Manor of Raven Meols, and
Joint Lord of the Manors of Formby and MaghuU. —
Residence : Westboiime Lodge. Birkdale, Lancashire.

FORREST, Lady.

Margaret Elvire, elder dau. of Edward Hamersley,
Esq., J.P., of Pyrton, Western Australia, who d. 1874,
by Anne Louise" Cornelis ; m. 1876 John, 1st and only
Lord Forrest (cr. 1918), G.C.M.G., P.C, LL.D., a
Knight of the Italian Order of the Crown, and a



Member of the House of Representatives in the
. Federal Parliament of Australia, who was Surveyor-
Gen, and Commissioner of Crown Lands, a J.P., an
M.E.C., and M.L.C. for W. Austr.alia 1883-90,
and the first Premier 1890-1901, President of the
Federal Council of Australasia 1897, Postmaster-
Gen, in the Commonwealth Ministry in 1901,
Minister of Defence 1901-3, Mini.ster of Home Affairs
1903-4, and Treasurer 1905-7 (Acting Prime Minister
1907), 1909-10, 1913-14, and 1917-18, and who d.s.p.
1918.— TAc Bungalow, Perth, W. Australia.

FORREST, Sir (William) Charles, Bart., of
Comiston, Midlothian.— Cr. 1838.
Second son of Sir William Forrest, 3rd Bart., of
Comiston, who d. 1894, by Margaret Anne, who d.
1892, dau. of the late William Dalziel, Esq., and
widow of Charles Delacour, Esq.; b. 1857; s. his
brother Sir James. 4th Bart., 1899; m. 1892 Edith,
eldest dau. of the late Rev. Albert John Thomas Morris,
Incumbent of St. Columba's, Crieff, and had a son,
John William, temp. Lieut. 7th (Service) B.itt. Seaforth
Highlanders; b. 1893, and killed in action 1915. Sir
Charles Forrest was educated at Merchiston Castle
School.— Comis/on House, Midlothian, N.B. ; Cale-
donian United Service Club, Edinburgh.

Heir Pres., his brother John Arthur, admitted a Writer to
~.M.'3 Signet 1884 ; b. 1S60.

FORREST, Editha Florence, Lady.

Eldest dau. of the late James Jarvis, Esq. ; m. 1st
1897 Sir James Forrest, 4th Bart., who d. 1899 ; 2ndly
1901 William Johnstone Gee, Esq., of Vyse Court,
Bishops Stortford. — Vyse Court, Bishops Stortford.

FORREST, Sir George William, Knt.,
CLE., F.R.G.S., F.R.H.S.— Cr. 1913.

Second son of Capt. George Forrest, V.C., who
d. 1858; b. 1846; m. 1877 Emma G., dau. of the
late Thomas Viner, Esq., of Broadfield, Sussex. Sir
George Forrest, who was educated at St. John's Coll.,
Cambridge (B.A. 1870, Hon. M.A. Oxford 1912), and
entered the Indian Civil Service, Bombay Educational
Department, 1872, acted as Census Commissioner,
Bombay, 1882; was Director of Records, Bombay,
1888, and Director of Records, Government of India,
Ex-olEcio Assistant Secretary to the Government of
India, and Secretary to the Government of India,
Patents Branch, 1894-1900 ; is the Author of ' The
Administration of Warren Hastings,' ' History of the
Indian Mutiny,' and of many other works on Indian
subjects.— 7^/f^ Turn, Iffley, Oxford; Burlington
Fine Arts', and Savile Clubs, w.

+ FORREST, Sir Willlam Croft, Knt.— Cr.
1919.

B. 18 — . Sir William Forrest was Mayor of Pudsey
1913-19 and is a J.P. for the W. Riding of Yorkshire,
and Chairman of the Pudsey Local Food Control
Committee and of the War Pensions Association. —
Larkfield House, Pudsey, Leeds.

FORREST, Mrs., of Calderhead, Lanarkshire.
Lucy, younger dau. of Harold Turner, Esq., of
Streatham, Surrey, who d. 1872, by Mary Anne, elder
dau. of the late Francis Keer, Esq., of Raydon Hall,
Suffolk; m. 1889, as his 2nd wife, Robert Forrest,
Esq., F.S.I., of Calderhead, a J.P, and D.L. for
Glamorganshire (High Sheriff 1893), and a J.P. for
Cardiff, who d. 1910, leaving, with other issue, an only
son, Robert Clive, A. 1896, and killed inaction 1914.—
Calderhead, Shotts, Lanarkshire; Residence: l^ew
Court, Marlow, Buckinghamshire,

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FORRESTER, Harvie, Esq., of Arngibbon,
Pertlisliire. |

Third son of William Forrester, Esq., J.P., of Arn-
gibbon, and of Blaiket, Kirkcudbright, who d. 1878,
by Elizabeth Annie Miller, who d. 1918, dau. of the
late James Carraiehael, Esq. ; *. 1869 ; s. his brother
William 1909 ; m. 1897 Helen, dau. of the late Frank
Henderson, Esq., M.P. for Dundee. Mr. Forrester was ,
educated at Edinburgh Univ. (M.B. 1894).— c/o if.
NciU Ramsay, Esq., Solicitor, Castle Douglas, Kirk-
cudbright.

FORSTER, the Right Hon. Henry Wilham, of
Lepe Exbury, Hampshire ; and of South- 1
end Hall, Kent. '

Eldest son of Major John Forster, J.P., of Exbury
House, Hampshire, who d. 1886, by Emily, dau. of the.
late John Ashton Case, Esq.; h. 1866; /«. 1890 the
Hon. Rachel Cicely Douglas-Scott-Montagu, only dau. ;
of Henry John, 1st Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, and [
has had, with another dau., 2 sons, John, Lieut. King's I
K. Eifle Corps ; 4. 1893, and killed in action 19U ;
and Alfred Henry, Lieut. 2nd Dragoons (R. Scots]
Greys); b. 1898, and d. of wounds received in action
1919 ; and a dau., »Dorothy Charlotte, m. 1914 Capt.
the Hon. Harold Fox Pitt Lubbock, Grenadier Guards,
Special Eeserve, who d. (killed in action) 1918, leaving,
with a dau., a son, *John, b. 1915. Mr. Forster, who
was educated at Eton and at New Coll., Oxford, is a
D.L. for Kent, was a Junior Lord of the Treasury
1 902-5, and has been Financial Secretary to the War
Office and Finance Member of the Army Council since
1915 and Parliamentary Secretary since 1919 ; sat as
M.P. for the Sevenoaks Div. of Kent 1892-1918 and
' has sat for Bromley since 1918. — Southend Hall, Cat-
ford, Kent ; Lei^e Exbury, Souihamfton; Carlton, and
Wellington Clubs, s.w. ; B. Yacht Squadron, Cowes ;
4 1 , Hatis Place, s.w.

FORSTER, Sir (Francis) Villiees, Bart., of
Lysways Hall, and Longdon Grange, Staf-
fordshire.— Cr. 1874.

Youngest son of Sir Charles Forster, 1st Bart., M.P.,
who d. 1891, by Frances Katharine, who d. 1899, dau.
of the late John Surtees, Esq ; b. 1850 ; s. his brother
Sir Charles Forster, 2nd Bart., 1914 ; m. 1876 Harriet
Susan, dau. of the late William Seckham, Esq., of Kid-
lington, Oxfordshire, and widow of James Mason, Esq.
Sir Villiers Forster, who was educated at West-
minster, and called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn
1872, is a Magistrate for Staffordshire. — Longdon
Granqe, Bugeley ; Lysways Hall, Bugeley ; Garrick
CT«6.'w.c.

FORSTER, Mary, Lady.

Third dau. of Archdale Villiers Palmer, Esq., J.P., of
Nazeing Park, Essex, who d. 1908, by Helen Hodgson,
dau. of the late William Tayler, Esq., Bengal Civil
Service ; m. 1899 Sir Charles Forster, 2nd Bart., of
Lysways Hall, Staffordshire, who d.s.p. 1914.— 89,
Whitehall Court, s.w.

FORSTER, Sir Ralph Collingwood, Bart.
— Cr. 1912.
li. 1850; m. 1st 1875 Kate, who d. 1877, dau. of the
Kev. C. C. McKechnie, of Darlington; 2ndly 1880
Elizabeth, who d. 1906, eldest dau. of the late John
Burnip, Esq., of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and has had,
with 3 daus., a son, Hugh Murray, Managing Direc-
tor of Bessler Waechter & Co. Ltd., and temp. Major
8th (Service) Batt. K.O. Scottish Borderers; A. 1883,
and d. of wounds received in action 1915. Sir Ralph
Forster is a J.P. and D.L. for Surrey (High Sheriff
1906), Hon. Commandant 9lh Batt. Surrey Vol.
490



I Eegt., and Chairman of the Merchants' Marine Insur-
ance Co. Ltd. — The Grange, Sutton, Surrey; Beform
Club, s.w. ; City of London Club, e.g.

FORSTER, Lieut.-Col. Thomas Henry Burton,
of Holt Manor, Wilts.
Only son of Thomas Burton Watkin Forster, Esq., of
Holt Manor, who d. 1887, by Emma Stewart, dau. of
the late David Stewart Galbraith, Esq., of Machra-
hanish and Dromore, Argyllshire; b. 1850; m. 1885
Nina, eldest dau. of the late Capt. Eichard Hugh
Smith-Barry, of Ballyedmond, CO. Cork, and has, with
other issue, a son, * Thomas Guy Burton, Capt. R. Mon-
mouthshire E.E., Special Eeserve; b. 1886. Lieut.-
Col. Forster, who was educated at Winchester and
at the E. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, is Lieut.-Col.
ret. late R. Warwickshire Eegt., a J.P. for Wilts,
and Lord of the Manor of Holt. — Manor House, Holt,
Wilts; Army and Xairy Club, s.w.

FORSTER, of Ballyuure. See Hairc- Forster.

FORSTER. See Arnold-Forster.

FORSYTH, James Noel MtJLLER, Esq., of
Qninish, Argyllshire.
Only son of James Forsyth, Esq., D.L., of Gleu-
gorm, Argyllshire, who d. 1862, by Maria Magda-
lena, who d. 1890, 2nd dau. of the late Emanuel
Miiller; b. 1844; m. 1872 Mary, 2nd dau. of the late
1 Thomas Constable, Esq., of Kirkland, Midlothian,
j and has, with other issue, * James Somerled, b. 1874.
Mr. Forsyth, who was educated at Harrow and at
Oriel Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1866), is a J.P. and D.L. for
Argyllshire, and was formerly a Member of the Con-
gested District Board for Scotland ; late Lieut. 82nd
■Regt.—Quinish, Tobermory, KB.; New Club, Edin-
burgh.

FORSYTH-GRANT. See Grant.

FORTEATH, Lieut.-Col. Frederick William
Hughes, of Newton House, Elginshire.
Eldest son of Col. Frederick Prescott Forteath, J.P.
and D.L., formerly Indian Staff Corps, of Newton
House, who d. 1907, by Margaret Alexandra Macken-
zie, dau. of the late Rev. James Henry Hughes, M.A. ;
b. 1867; m. 1892 Mary, dau. of Edwin Farrell, Esq.,
formerly Indian Civil Service, and widow of W. H.
Billiard, Esq., and has 3 daus. Lieut.-Col. Forteath
is Lieut.-Col. Supply and Transport Corps, Indian
Army. — Newton House, Elgin, N.B.

FORTESCUE, Earl (Hugh Fortescue,
K.C.B.).— Cr. 1789.

Eldest son of Hugh, 3rd Earl, byGeorgiana Augusta
Charlotte Caroline, who d. 1866, eldest dau. of the
late Col. the Right Hon. George Lionel Dawson-
Damer, C.B., M.P. ; b. 1854; s. 1905; m. 1886 the
Hon. Emily Ormsby-Gore (a Lady of the Bedchamber
to H.M. Queen Mary), 2nd dau. of William Richard,
2nd Lord Harlech. Earl Fortescue, who was educated
at Harrow and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A.
1876, M.A. 1879), is H.M.'s Lieut., a J.P. and C.
Aid. for Devonshire ; a Magistrate for South Molton ;
Hon. Col., previously Lieut.-Col. and Col. Comm. R.
North Devon Yeo., T.D., and Patron of 4 livings ; was
M.P. for Tiverton 1881-5, and for the Tavistock Div.
of Devonshire 1885-92, and A.D.C. to H.M. King
Edward VII. 1903-10, and has been to H.M. King
George V. since 1910; appointed a Member of the
Council of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales 1918.— Castle
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Htir, bis son Hugh William, Viscount Ebrington, M.C., a
D.L. for Devonshire and Capt. and Brevtt Major 2ud
Dragoons (R. Scots Greys) ; educated at Eton and at the
E. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst; b. 188S ; m. 1917 the Hon.
Margaret Helen Beaumont, eldest dau. of Wfntworth
Oanning Blackett, 1st Viscount Allendale, and has a dau.

FORTESCUE, Capt. the Hon. Sir Setmouk
John, K.C.V.O., C.M.G.— Or. 1910.

Second son of Hugh, 3rd Earl Fortescue, who d. 1905,
by Georgiaua Augusta Charlotte Caroline, who d.
1866, eldest dau. of the late Col. the Eight Hon.
George Lionel Dawson-Damer, C.B., M.P. ; b. 18.36.
Sir Seymour Fortescue is a Capt. ret. R.N., a Knight j
Commander of the Portuguese Order of St. Benedict
of Aviz, and a Commander of the Orders of St. ,
Maurice and St. Lazarus of Italy, the Legion of|
Honour of France, the Dannebrog of Denmark and
Francis Josenh of Austria, with Star ; was Naval
Equerry to H.M. King Edward VII. 1893-1910, and I
a Groom of the Bedchamber-in-Waiting, and a
Gentleman Usher to H.M. King George V. 1910-11,
and has been an Extra Naval Equerry to H.M. and
Sergeant-at-Arms in the House of Lords since 1910. {
—Naval and Military Cltib, w. ; Travellers' Club,
s.w. ; Friary Court, St. James's Palace, s.w.

FORTESCUE, John Bevill, Esq., of Bocon- [
noc, Cornwall ; and of Dropmore, Buck-
inghamshire.

Only surviving son of the Hon. George Matthew For-
tescue, of Boconnoc, and Dropmore, J.P. and D.L.,
who d. 1877, by Lady Louisa Elizabeth, who d. 1899, ;
youngest dau. of Dudley, 1st Earl of Harrowby ; b, I
1860 ; s. his brother Lieu t.-Col. Cyril Dudley Fortescue,
J.P. and D.L., formerly Coldstream Guards, 1890;}
m. 1891 Dorothy Augusta, only dau. of Eear-Adm. Sir j
William Legge George Hoste, 2nd Bart, [ext.), and has,
with ither issue.* George Grenville,educated at Eton and
at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst; b. 1892. Mr. Fortescue,
who was educated at Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1873, ;
M.A. 1875), and called to the Bar at the Inner Temple
1875, is a J.P. and D.L. for Cornwall (High Sheriff!
1894), a Magistrate for Buckinghamshire, and Patron j
of 4 livings. — Boconnoc, Lostwithiel ; Dropmore, Maiden-
head; Carlton, Travellers', and Oxford and Cambridge
Clubs, s.w. ; St. James's Club, w. ; 48, Berkeley
Square,^. .

FORTESCUE, Mrs. PYKE-, of Stephens-!
town, CO. Louth. j

Edith Magdalen, eldest dau. of Sir Charles Arthur i
Fairlie-Cuninghame, 11th Bart., who d. 1897, by }
Caroline Madelina, who d. 1902, youngest dau. of
the late Capt. William Fordyce Blair, R.N., of Blair, |
Ayrshire; »». 1st 1894 Matthew Charles Edward
Fortescue, Esq., late Major 6th Batt. R. Irish Rifles,
of Stephenstown, and Clermont Park, eo. Louth, a J.P.
and D.L. for co. Louth (High Sheriff 1903), who d.s.p.
1914; 2ndly 1918 the Rev. Henry A. Pyke, Chaplain
Australian Imperial Forces, of Sydney, N.S.W., who,
with his wife, assumed the additional surname of
Fortescue 1918. — Stephenstown, Dundalk, co. Louth.

FORTESCUE, William Aechek IRVINE-,
Esq., of Kingcausie, Kincardineshire ; and
of Swanbister, Orkney.
Eldest son of Archer Irvine-Fortescue, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., of Kingcausie, and of Swanbister, who d.
1907, by Anne Irvine, who d. 1909, only dau. of
the late Patrick Syme, Esq., of Dollar, Clackmannan,
shire ; h. 1851 ; ni. 1877 Edith Virginia, dau. of the
late John Robert Duguid, Esq., and has, w


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