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, 8th Earl of Wemyss ; b. 1854;
m. 1888 Mabel Elizabeth Georgina, O.B.E., only child
of the late Ernald Mosley Smith, Esq., D.L., of
Relugas House, Elginshire, and has, with other issue,
a son, * Charles Henry, D.S.O., Capt. and Acting Major
Grenadier Guards; educated at Eton; b. 1889; m.
1918 Louise Gwendoline, only child of Lieut..Col.
Geoffirey Carr Glyn, C.M.G., D.S.O., N. Somerset Yeo.,
T.D. Capt. Greville, who was formerly Capt. King's



R. Rifle Corps, was an Equerry in Waiting to H.R.H.
the late Duke of Clarence and Avondale 1884-8, and
an Extra Equerry in Waiting to H.M. King Edward
VII. 1901-10, is a J.P. and D.L. for Essex, Major and
Hon. Lieut.-Col. late Warwickshire Imp. Yeo., and
Major and temp. Lieut.-Col. ret., late Essex Yeo., T.D.,
and has been an Extra Equerry to H.M. King George
V. since I^IO.— Danbury Park, Chelmsford, Essex;
Marlborough Club, s.w. ; Bachelors', and Turf Clubs, w.

GREVILLE, the Hon. Sir Sidney Robert,
K.C.V.O., C.B.— Cr. 1912.

Youngest son of George Guy, 4th Earl of Warwick
and Brooke, who d. 1893, by Lady Anne, who d. 1903,
elder dau. of Francis, 8th Earl of Wemyss ; b. 1866.
Sir Sidney Greville, who was educated at Marlborough,
was Private Secretary to the Under Secretary of State
for India 1887; Assistant Private Secretary to the
Premier (Marquis of Salisbury) 1888-92 and 1895-9 ;
an Equerry-in- Waiting to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales
(King Edward VII.) 1899-1901 ; Private Secretary to
the Premier (Marquis of Salisbury) 1900-1; a
Groora-in-Waiting to T.M. King Edward VII. and
King George V. 1901-11, Private Secretary to H.M.
Queen Alexandra 1901-11, and Paymaster of the
Household 1911-15; appointed Comptroller and
Treasurer to, and a Member of the Council of, H.R.H.
Edward, Prince of Wales, 1915; is a Knight Com.
mander of the Order of Francis Joseph of Austria,
a Knight of the Order of Charles lU. of Spain, a
Commander of the Order of the Dannebrog of
Denmark, an Officer of the Legion of Honour, and has
the Order of the Red Eagle of Germany, 2nd Class.—
The Old Manor House, Hove, Sussex; Marlborough,
and Carlton Clubs, s.w. ; Bachelors' Club, w. ; Am-
bassadors' Court, St. James's Palace, s.w.

GREVILLE, the Hon. Mrs., of Polesden Lacey,
Surrey.
Margaret Helen, only child of the Right Hon. William
McEwan, formerly M.P. for Edinburgh, who d. 1913,
by Helen, who d. 1906, dau. of the late Thomas
Anderson, Esq.; m. 1891 Capt. the Hon. Ronald
Henry Fulke Greville, M.V.O. (elder son of Algernon
William Fulke, 2nd Lord Greville), of Polesden Lacey,
a J.P. and D.L. for co. Westmeath (High SheriflT 1899),
who was formerly Capt. Yorkshire Dragoons Yeo.
Cav., previously Capt. let Life Guards, and M.P. for
the E. Div. of Bradford 1896-1906, and who d.s.p.
1908. — Polesden Lacey, Dorking, Surrey ; 16, Charles
Street, Berkeley Square, w.

GREVILLE, Sir George, K.C.M.G., of Granard
House, CO. Longford. — Cr. 1905.
Second son of Algernon William Bellingham Greville,
Esq., of Granard House, who d. 1887, by his 2nd wife
Mary Fanny, who d. 1860, eldest dau. of the late Chris-
topher Idle, Esq. ; b. 1851 ; m. 1897 Louise, only dau. of
thelate Ludwig Nicolays, Esq., of Frankfort. Sir George
Greville, who was educated at Magdalen Coll., Oxford,
was Secretary of Legation at Rio de Janeiro 1892-6;
Consul-Gen. at Buda-Pesth 1896 ; Minister Resident
and Consul-Gen. at Bangkok 1896-1900, and Envoy
Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Mexico
1900-5, is on the roll for High Sheriff of co. Longford
for 1921 and is Patron of 5 livings. — Residence:
3, Crosmead, Lynton, Devon.

GREVILLE. See Warwick and Brooke, Earl of.

GREVILLE-NUGBNT, the Hon. Patrick Emi-
Lins John, of Clonyn Castle, co. Westmeath.

Youngest son of Fulke Southwell, 1st Lord Greville,
who d. 1883, by Lady RosaJEmily^Mary Anne, who d.



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1883, only child and heiress of George Thomas John,
1st and only Marquis ofWestmeath, b. 1852; m. 1882
Ermengarda, only child and heiress of tlie late
Augustus George Ogilry, Esq., of Cove, Dumfries-
shire, and has a dau., Rosemary Ermengarda. Mr.
Greville-Nugent, who was formerly Lieut, Westmeath
Militia, and temp, Capt. in the Army 1915, is a J.P.
and D.L. for co. Westmeath (High "Sheriff 1884).—
Clonyn Castle, Dclvin ; Cove, Ecdefeckan, iV.5. ;
Boodle's Club, s.w.

GREVIS-JAMES, of Iglitham Court, Kent.

See Bailey.

GREY, Earl (Charles Robert Gret).— Cr.
1806.
Only son of Albert Henry George, 4th Earl, G.C.B.,
G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., P.O., by Alice, a Lady of Grace
of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, youngest dau. of
the late Eobert Stayner Holford, Esq., of Westonbirt,
Gloucestershire; 6. 1879; «. 1917; m. 1905 Lady Mabel
Laura Georgiana Palmer, C.B.E., only dau. of William
Waldegrave, 2nd Earl of Selborne, and has 2 daus. Earl
Grey, who was educated at Eton and at Trinity Coll.,
Cambridge (B.A. 1901), and was formerly Lieut. 1st
Life Guards, is a Magistrate for Northumberland,
Hon. Commandant Northumberland Vol. Eegt., and
temp. Major in the Army, late 9th (Service) Batt.
Northumberland Fusiliers. — Hoviick Bouse, Lesbury,
Northumberland ; Brooks's Club, s.w.

HelT Pres., his cousin the Rev. Harry George, eldest BurriTing
BOn of Adm. the Hon. George Grey (4th son of the Jnd
Earll, who d. 1891, by Jane Frances, who d. 1892, 3rd dau.
of tlie late Gen. the Hon Sir Patrick Stuart, O.O.M.G. :
was Vicar of Holy Trinity, Oxford, 1877-85. a Missionary
in India 1887-1600 and 1905-9 and Principal of Wyolitle
Hall, Oiford, 1900-5 ; re-appointed 1910 ; educated at
~ - I Ooll., Oiford (B.A. 1873, M.A. 1876) ; h. 1861.



GRBYDE RUTHYN, Lord (Cecil Talbot
Clifton).— Cr. 1324.

Younger son of Bertha Lelgarde, 23rd Baroness Grey
de Ruthyn, who d. 1887 (2nd dau. of George Augustus
Francis, 2nd Marquis of Hastings (c.r^')), by Augustus
AVykeham Clifton, Esq., of Warton Hall, Lancashire,
who d. 1915, youngest son of the late Thomas Clifton,
Esq., of Clifton and Lytham, Lancashire; h. 1862;
«. his brother Rawdon George Grey, 24th Lord, 1912.
Lord Grey de Ruthyn is Hereditary Bearer of
1 Golden Spur at Coronations. This Barony was in
abeyance 1868-85.— Residence : Northfield Ranch,
Roundup, Montana, U.S.A.

Co-heirs Pres., (1) his nephew John Lancelot Wykeham
Butler-Bowden, Esq. (trhom see), only child of his sister
Ella Cicely Mary, who d. 1912, having m. 1879 Lancelot
George Butler-Bowdon, Esq., J. P., of Barlborough House,
Derbyshire, who d. 1909. (2) his sister Lelgirde Harry
Florence, who m. 1896, as his 2ud wife, Sir (Alan) Henry
Bellingham. 4th Bart, (.trhom see).

GREY OP FALLODON, Viscount (Edward
Geey, K.G., P.C.).— Cr. 1916.

Eldest son of Lieut.-Col. George Henry Grey (sometime !
Equerry to H.M. King Edward VII., when Prince of!
Wales), who d. 1874, by Harriet Jane, who rf. 1905,
youngest dau. of the late Lieut.-Col. Charles Pearson ;
b. 1862; s. his grandfather Sir George Grey, as 3rd'
Bart., 1882 ; m. 1885 Dorothy, who d. 190G, elder dau. i
of the late Shallcross Fitz Herbert Widdrington, Esq.,
of Newton, and Hauxley Hall, Northumberland. Vis- j
count Grey of Fallodon, who was educated at Winches-
ter and at Balliol Coll., Oxford (Hon. D.C.L. Oxford,
1907, Hon. Fellow Balliol 1916), is a J. P. and D.L. for
Northumberland, and a Trustee of the British Museum;
was M.P. for the Berwick Div. of Northumberland j
1886-1916, Parliamentary Secretary to the Foreign |
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Office 1892-5, and Secretary of State for Foreign
Affairs 1905-16. — Fallodon, Lesbury, Northumber-
land ; Brooks's Club, s.TV.



GREY, Sir John Foley, Bart., of The
Lodge, Great Malvern, Worcestershire. —
Cr. 1710-11.
Only son of Sir Henry Foley Grey, 7th Bart., who
assumed that surname in lieu of Lambert by royal
license 1905, by Catherine Sarah [whom see), dau. of the
late Rev. Alfred Payne, M.A., Rector of Enville, Staf-
fordshire; b. 1893 ; «. 1914. Sir John Grey, who was
educated at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, is Lieut,
ret., late 15th Hussars. — Residence: Enville Hall,
Stourbridge.

Heir Pret., his uncle Cecil Foley, elder surviving son of Sir
Henry Edward Francis Lambert, 6th Bart., who d. 1872,
by Eliza Catheren, who d. 1898, 2nd dau, of the late Lionel
Charles Hervey Esq.: Hear-Adm. E.N. and a Oomm. of
the Legion of Honour : was 4th Sea Lord of the Admiralty
1913-16; appointed Director of Personnel R.A.F. 1919;
has the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun, 2nd Class ; b.



GREY, Catherine Sarah, Lady, of Enville
Hall, Staffordshire.
Dau. of the Rev, Alfred Payne, M.A., Rector of
Enville, Staflfordshire, who d. 1874; m. 1883 Sir
Henry Foley Lambert, 7th Bart., of The Lodge, Great
Malvern, Worcestershire, who with his wife assumed
the surname of Grey in lieu of Lambert, l)y royal
license, 1905, in accordance with the will of George
Harry, 7th Earl of Stamford and 3rd Earl of Warring-
ton (ext.), and who d. 1914, leaving issue (see ante).
Lady Grey is Patron of 2 livings.— Si f/ffe Hall.
Stourbridge.

GREY, Georgina Chichelet, Lady.

Dau. of the late Trevor Chicheley Plowden, Esq.,
Bengal C.S. ; m. 1865 as 2nd wife Sir William Grey,
who was formerly Lieut. -Gov. of Bengal, and subse-
quently Governor of Jamaica, and who was cr. K.C.S.I.
1870, and d. 1878.

GREY, Lieut.-Col. Sir Raleigh, K.B.E ,
C.M.G., C.V.O.— Cr. 1919.

Eldest son of Lieut.. Col. Alfred Grey, late North-
umberland Militia, who d. 1899, by Christina, who d.
1877, only child of the late Rev. Calvert R, Jones;
i. 1860; VI. 1901 Mary Isabel, eldest dau. of the late
Cadogan Hodgson-Cadogan, Esq., of Brinkburu Priory,
Northumberland, and widow of Alexander Henry
Browne, Esq., of Callaly Castle, Northumberland.
Sir Raleigh Grey, who was educated at Durham
and at B.N.C, Oxford, is Capt and Brevet Major late
6th Inniskilling Dragoons and M,L,C. of S. Rhodesia ;
was Lieut.-Col. Comm. Bechuanaland Border Police
1889-95 and Comm. 2nd Brigade, Rhodesian Field
Force in S. Africa 1900-1 ; took part in Dr. Jameson's
Raid into the Transvaal l%9&.— Salisbury. S. Rhodesia;
Lorbottle Hall, Whittingham, Northumberland ; Naval
and Military, and Cavalry Clubs, w. ; Windham Club,



GREY, John Neil, Esq., of Milfield, North-
umberland.
Eldest son of George Grey, Esq., J,P., of Milfield, who
d. 1915, by Christian Margaret, only child of the late
George Grey, Esq., of Middle Ord, Northumberland ;
b. 1879. Mr. Grey, who was educated at Aysgarth
and abroad, is Lord of the Manor of Milfield.— .AfiZ/ftM,
near Wooler, Northumberland.



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GREY, Mrs.jOfBradgatePark, Leicestershire;
and of Sutton Hall, Yorkshire.
Katharine Henrietta Venezia, elder dau. of Henry
John Newsham Milbank, Esq., of Newsham Hall,
Yorkshire, who d. 1872, by his 1st wife Lady
Margaret Henrietta Maria, who d. 1852, only dau. of
George Harry, Lord Grey of Groby, and sister of
George Harry, 7th Earl of Stamford and 3rd Earl of
Warrington (ext.) ; m. 1869 Arthur Buncombe, Esq
of Sutton Hall, a J.P. and D.L. for the N. and E
Ridings of Yorkshire, a C. Aid. for the N. Biding
and Chairman of the E. Riding Quarter Sessions
who was M.P. for the Howdenshire Div. of the E
Riding 1885-92, who assumed by royal license thi
surname of Grey on his wife s. the Countess of
Stamford and Warrington at Bradgate Park 1905, and
who d. 1911, leaving 2 daus. Mrs. Grey is Patron of
2 livings and joint Patron of 3 others. — Sutton Ball,
Easingwold, Yorkshire.

GREY. See Loraine and Stamford, Earl of.

GREY-EGERTON. SeeEgerton.

GREY-WILSON, Sir William, K.C.M.G.,
K.B.E.— Cr. K.C.M.G. 1904, K.B.E.
1918.

Son of Andrew Wilson, Esq., Inspector-Gen. of Hos-
pitals, H.E.I.C.S., who d. 1868, by Charlotte, who d.
1890, 2nd dau. of the late Right Rev. the Hon. Edward
Grey, D.D., Bishop of Hereford; b. 1852; m. 1884
Margaret, dau. of Robert Glasgow Brown, Esq., of
Broadstairs, Ayrshire. Sir William Grey-Wilson,
who was educated at Cheltenham Coll. and in
France, was Clerk of the Executive and Legis-
lative Councils of British Honduras 1878; Acting
Magistrate, Orange AValk, 1879-80, and 1880-1 ;
Assistant Colonial Secretary and Treasurer, Sierra
Leone, 1883-4; Assistant Colonial Secretary, Gold
Coast, 1884-6; Colonial Secretary, St. Helena, 1886-7,
Administrator there 1887-90; Governor, Commander-
in-Chief, and .Acting Chief Justice 1890-7; Governor
and Chief Justice of the Falkland Islands 1897-1904,
and Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bahama
Islands 1904-12. — Junior Carlton Club, s.-w.; Isthmian
Club, w.



GRICE, Sir John, Knt.— Cr. 1917.

Second son of Richard Grice, Esq., of Melbourne,
Victoria, who d. 1882, by Anne Lavinia, who d. 1905,
4th dau. of the late James Hibberson, Esq., of N.S.W. ;
b. 1830; m. 1878 Mary Anne, 2nd dau. of the late
David Power, Esq., of Toorak, Melbourne. Sir John
Grice, who was educated at Wesley Coll., Melbourne,
and at Melbourne Univ., is Chairman of the Melbourne
Hospital. — Coolullah, Hawkiburn, Melbourne, Victoria,
Australia; Melbourne Club, Melbourne.

GRICE-HUTCHINSON. See Hutchinson.

GRIERSON, Sir Robert Gilbert White,
Bart., of Rock Hall, Lag, Dumfriesshire.
—Or. 1685.
Eldest son of Sir Alexander Davidson Grierson, 9th
Bart., by Fannie, 2nd dau. of Major George White, of
Mayfield House, St. John's Park, Blackheath; b. 1883 ;
«. 1912; m. 1911 Hilda, dau. of James Thomas
Stewart, Esq., of Surbiton, Surrey. Sir Robert
Grierson, who was educated at Uppingham, and was
formerly Lieut. R. Scots (Lothian Regt.), is Major
ret., late Capt. 6th Batt. E.G. Scottish Borderers.—
c/o Messrs. John Henderson ^ Sons, Dumfries.
Utir, bit BOD Richard Douglas, b. 19i:.



GRIERSON, Sir George Abraham, K.C.I.E.,
Ph.D., D.Litt.— Or. 1912.

Eldest son of George Abraham Grierson, Esq., LL.D.,
of Dublin, who d. 1875, by Isabella, who d. 1907,
eldest dau. of the late Henry Ruxton, Esq., R.N., of
Ardee, co. Louth; b. 1851 ; m. 1880 Lucy Elizabeth
Jean, eldest dau. of the late Maurice Henry Fitzgerald
CoUis. Esq., M.D., of Dublin. Sir George Grierson, who
was educated at St. Bees, at Shrewsbury and at Trinity
Coll., Dublin(B.A.1886,Hon.D.Litt.l902, Hon. Ph.D.
Halle Univ. 1894), was in the Indian Civil Service
1873-1903, and formerly a Fellow of Calcutta Univ.
and is Hon. Secretary of the Asiatic Society, Super-
intendent of the Linguistic Survey of India ; a
Fellow of the British Academy ; an Hon. Fellow
of the Asiatic Society of Bengal ; an Hon. Mem-
ber of the Nagarl PracharinI Sabha (Benares), the
American Oriental Society, the Bihar and Orissa Re-
search Society, the International Phonetic Association,
the Modern Language Association, and the Soci6t^
Finno-Ougrienne ; a Foreign Associate Member of the
Sociit6 Asiatique de Paris, and a Corresponding
Member of the Konigliche Gesellschaft der Wis-
senschaften at Qo\Xmgi>a.—Bathfarnham, Camberley,
Surrey.

GRIERSON, Sir Philip James HAMILTON-,
Knt.— Or. 1910.

Only surviving son of John Hamilton, Esq., Chartered
Accountant, Edinburgh, who d. 1851, by Margaret,
who d. 1872, 2nd dau. of the late Philip Grierson,
Esq.; b. 1851 ; in. 1881 Lilias, 2nd dau. of the late
Deputy Surgeon-Gen. James Kirkpatrick. Sir Philip
Hamilton-Grierson, who was educated at Cheltenham
Coll. and at Merton Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1876), admitted
a Member of the Scottish Faculty of Advocates 1880,
and assumed the additional surname of Grierson on
s. his uncle James Grierson, Esq., of Dalgoner, Dum-
friesshire, was Sheriff-Substitute of Aberdeen, Kincar-
dine, and Banff, at Banff 1887-90, and at Aberdeen
1890-2, and Solicitor for Scotland to the Board of >
Inland Revenue 1892-1919.— 7, Palmerston Place,
Edinburgh ; New Club, Edinburgh.

GRIEVE. SeeMacfarlane-0rieve;AniRoneyDougal.

GRIFFIES-WILLIAMS, of Llwynywormwood
Park, Carmarthenshire. See Sodd.

GRIFFIN, Sir Henry Daly, Knt.— Cr. 1911.

Elder son of John Griffin, Esq., of Fishershill, Castle-
bar, CO. Mayo, who d. 1878, by Anna Margaret, who
d. 1911, dau. of the late Henry De Burgh Daly, Esq.,
of Cooliney, co. Galway ; b. 1864; m. 1899 Emma
(Glory), dau. of the late Robert O'Donnell, Esq., of
Trugh Castle, co. Clare. Sir Henry Griffin, who was
educated at the French Coll., Blackrock, and at Trinity
Coll., Dublin (B.A. B. Univ. of Ireland 1883), and
entered the Indian Civil Service 1885, was a Dist.
Judge 1896-1907, 2nd Additional Judicial Commis-
sioner of Oudh 1907-8, a Puisne Judge of the High
Court of Judicature, N.-W. Provinces, 1908-14, and a
Gen. Staff Officer, with the temp, rank of Capt., 1915.
—East India United Service Club, s.w.

GRIFFIN, the Rev. Charles Willum, of
Newton Court, Monmouthshire.
Eldest son of G.eorge Griffin Griffin (formerly Tyler),
Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Newton Court, who d. 1912, by
his I'stwife Maria Louisa, who d. 1872, dau. of the
late Rev. Allen Cooper ; b. 1864 ; m. 1891 Hilda Mary,
younger dau. of the late Frank Johnstone Mitchell, Esq.,
of Llanfrechfa Grange, Monmouthshire. Mr. Griffin,
who was educated at Bury St. Edmunds and at Oriel
CoU., Oxford (B.A. 1887, M.A. 1890), and has assumed
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the surname of Griifin in lieu of Tyler, was Vicar of
Preston, Gloucestershire, 189S-1907. —Nnulon Court,
near Monmouth.

GRIFFIN", James Whitehoose, Esq., of Tower-

sey, Buckinghamshire.

Second and elder surviving son of Edward Griffin,

Esq., of Towersey, who d. 1879, by his 2nd wife Mary, :

who d. 1879, dau. of the late James Whitehouse, Esq.,

of Willenhall, Staffordshire; b. 1846; m. 1873 Emily,

who d. 1874, 2nd dau. of William Rouse Whittingham

Upjohn, Esq., of Guestling Hill, Sussex. Mr. Griffin i

is a J.P., C. Aid. (from 1889) and a Commissioner for j

Land and Income Taxes (from 1876) for Bucks, and

Lord of the Manor of Towersey. — Towersey, near

Thame ; Primrose Club, s.w. ; Cottnty Hall Club,

Aylesbury. [

Heir Pres., his brother Clifton Benbow, h. 1850 ; m. 1874

Isabella Elizabeth, 3rd dau. ot the late Rev. George Rogers,

M.A., Vicar ol' Gedney, Lincolnshire, and has, with other

issue, a son, * Alfred Ollfton, educated atCranleigh School,

Surrey; 6. 1876.

GRIFFIN,MARTENHAECOUKT,Esq., formerly of
Pell Wall Hall, Staffordshire.
Son of the late Alfred Griffin, Esq., by Elizabeth, only
dau. of the late William Sandey, Esq., Comm. E.N. ;
b. 1836 ; m. 1865 Isabella Elizabeth, youngest dau. of
the late Hon. and Rev. William Henry Spencer, and
has, with other issue, a son, Almeric Edward Spencer,
temp. Major R.F.A. ; late Lieut. R.H.A. ; educated at
Eton; b. 1867; m. 1893 Grace Antoinette, who rf. 1919,
elder dau. of the late S. F. Duval, Esq. Mr. Griffin
is a J.P. for cos. Salop and Stafford. — Lang Field,
Bude, Cornwall ; Junior Carlton Club, s.w.

GRIFFIN, Major Peter Gerald, D.S.O., of
Altavilla, co. Limerick.
Eldest son of Peter Gerald Griffin, Esq., J.P., of
Altavilla, who d. 1896, by Maria Sarah, who d. 1912,
dau. of Robert Hunt, Esq. ; b. 1878 ; m. 1907 Cara
Lilian, eldest dau. of Col. Justinian Gordon Ponsouby,
of Villa Sorrento, Dinard, France, and has, with other
issue, a son, *John Ponsonby, b. 1909. Major Griffin,
who was formerly Lieut. Limerick City Art. S. Div.
R.A.,hM&ioTR.F.A.—Altavilla,Iiathkeale,co.Limerick.

GRIFFITH, the Right Hon. Sir Samuel
Walker.— Cr. K.C.M.G. 1886, G.C.M.G.
1895.
Seeondson of the late Rev. Edward Griffith, of Brisbane ;
b. 1845 ; m. 1870 Julia Janet, dau. of James Thomson,
Esq., of Maitland, N.S. W. Sir Samuel Griffith, who was
educated at Sydney Univ. (B.A. 1863, M.A. 1870, Hon.
LL.D. Queensland 1912 and Wales 1913), called to the
Bar of Queensland 1867 (Q.C. 1876), and is also
a Barrister of N.S.W. and Victoria, was Attorney-Gen.
of Queensland 1874-8; Secretary for Public Instruc-
tionl876-9andl883-4,for Public Worksl878-9 ; Chief
Secretary and Premier 1883-8 ; Colonial Treasurer
1887-8; Premier, Chief Secretary and Attorney-Gen.
1890-3 ; President ofthe Federal Council of Australasia
1888,1891 and 1893; Vice-President of the National
Australasian Convention 1891 ; Chief Justice of Queens-
land 1893-1903, and Lieut. Governor 1899-1903;
appointed Chief justice of Australia 1903 ; is a Mem-
ber of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
and Hon. Fellow of the British Academy. — The Albany,
Sydney, New South Wales; Merihyr, Brisbane, Queens-
land.

GRIFFITH, the Right Hon. Sir Ellis Jones

ELLIS-, Bart., K.C.— Cr. 1918.

Only son of Thomas Morris Griffith, Esq., of Ty Coch,

Anglesey, who d. 1901, by Jane, who d. 1883, dau. of

the late John Jones, Esq., of Llyslew, Anglesey; b,

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1860; m. 1892 Mary 3rd dau. of the late Rev.
Robert Owen, of Mold, Flintshire. Sir Ellis Ellis-
Griffith, who was educated at the Univ. Coll. of AVales,
Aberystwyth (B.A. London 1881), and at Downing
Coll., Cambridge (B.A. and LL.B. 1884, M.A. 1887,
Fellow 1888-92, Hon. Fellow 1918), called to the Bar
at the Middle Temple 1887, appointed a K.C. 1910, and
assumed the prefix surname of Ellis by deed poll
1918, is a Knight of Grace and Hon. Counsel for
Wales of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, and
was President ofthe Cambridge Union 1886, Recorder
of Birkenhead 1907-12, Chairman of the Committee
on Reformatory and Industrial Schools 1912 and of
the Committee on Industrial Diseases 1912, and Parlia-
mentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Depart-
ment 1912-15; sat as M.P. for Anglesey 1895-1918.
— Aihenaum, and National Liberal Clubs, s.w. ; 1, Buci-
inqham Palace Mansions, s.w. ; 3 {North), King's Bench
Walk, Temple, B.C.

Heir, hlB aon Bllis Arundell, h. 1896.

GRIFFITH, Sir Richard John. WALDIE-,
Bart., of Hendersyde Park, and Ednam,
Roxburghshire.— Cr. 1858.
Only son of Sir George Richard Waldie-Griffith, 2nd
Bart., by Eliza, who d. 1903. dau. of the late Nicholas
Philpot Leader, Esq., of Dromagh Castle, co. Cork ;
b. 1850; s. 1889; m. 1877 Mary Neua, who d. 1916,
dau. ofthe late Gen. AVilliam Irwin, of St. Catherine's
Park, CO. Kildare. Sir Richard Waldie-Griffith, who
was educated at Radley and at Jesus Coll., Cambridge,
and was formerly Capt. Queen's Bays, and temp.
Lieut.-Col. and Co. Commandant Roxburghshire Vol.
Eegt. 1917, is Brigadier R. Co. of Archers (King's
Body Guard for Scotland), Hon. Col. (temp. Lieut.-Col.
1914-16) 4th Batt., previously Lieut.-Col. and Hon.
Col. Comm. 1st Vol. (The Border) Batt. K.O. Scottish
Borderers, T.D., and a J.P. and D.L. for Roxburgh-
shire.— .Hesrfcrai/rfe Park, Kelso, N.B.; Carlton Club,
s.w. ; Naval and Military Club, w.

GRIFFITH, Sir Willum Brandford, Knt.—
Cr. 1898.
Eldest son of Sir William Brandford Griffith, K.C.M.G.,
of Windsor, Barbados, who d. 1897, by his 1st wife
Mary Eliza, who d. 1867, dau. of the late George
Thornton Metcalfe, Esq., of Antigua, and of Kirby-
Lonsdale, Westmorland; b. 1858; m. 1884 Eveline
Florence Elizabeth, dau. of Penrose Nevins, Esq., of
Settle, Yorkshire. Sir William Griffith, who was edu-
cated in Jersey, in Barbados, and at Univ. Coll., London
(B.A. 1880), and called to the Bar at the Middle Temple
1881, was Chief Justice of the Gold Coast Colony
1895-1911. — Constitutional Club, w.c. ; 90, Newman
Street, w. ; 2, Essex Court, Temple, E.o.

GRIFFITH, Sir John Purser, Knt.,
M.Inst.C.E.— Cr. 1911.

Only son of the Rev. William Griffith, of Holyhead,
who d. 1881, by Alicia, who d. 1865, dau. of the
late William Evans, Esq., of Carnarvonshire ; b. 1848 ;
m. 1871 Anna Benigna Fridlezius, who


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