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John Baldwin, M.A., Fellow
of Christ's Coll;, Cambridge, by his 1st wife Elizabeth,
dau. and heiress of the late William Atkinson, Esq.,
of Dalton ; b. 1845 ; s. his mother 1848. Educated at
Harrow and at Ch. Ch., Oxford ; called to the Bar at
the Middle Temple 1876 ; is a J.P. for Cumberland, a
J.P. and C. Aid. for Lancashire (formerly Chairman
of Quarter Sessions), and Lieut.-Col and Hon. Col.
late Comm. 3rd Batt. ISorder Regt. — Dalton-in-Fumess, >
Lancashire; Carlton, and Junior United Service Clubs,

Heir Pres., his brother Edward Thomas, called to the Bar at
the Inner Temple 1870 ; educated at Eugby and atTrinity
Coll., Oxfoid (B.A. 1868, M.A. 1871); b. 1846; m.l893
EmUy, dau. of William Coates Stoker, Esq., aud has had,
with another son (dec), a son, Hugh Reginald, Lieut.
Irish Guards : h. 1898, and killed in action 1918 ; and a
dau., Dorothy Ida Desiree.

BALDWIN, of Tynwald, Kent. See Twopeny. -

BALDWTN-CHILDE, Mrs., of Kyre Park,'

Frances Christina, eldest dau. of Sir Baldwin Leighton, ,
7th Bart., M.P., of Loton, who (7. 1871, by Mary, who
d. 1864, dau. and heiress of the late Thomas Netherton
Parker, Esq., of Sweeney, Shropshire ; in. 1862 the Rev.
Edward George Baldwyu-Childe, of Kyre Park, who was
a Magistrate for cos. Salop, Hereford, and Worcester,
and Prebendary of Hereford, and who d. 1898. Mrs.
Baldwyn-Childe is Patron of 4 livings. — Kyre Park,
' Tenbury, Worcestershire; 3, Wilton Place, s.w.

BALE, Lady.

Margaret Annie, dau. of the late William Berning, of
Pietermaritzburg ; m. 1904, as his 2nd wife, the Hon.
Sir Henry Bale, K.C., who was M.L.C. of Nata!
1890-3; M.L.A. for Pietermaritzburg 1893-1901;
Attorney-Gen. and Minister of Education, Natal,
1897-1901, and Chief Justice and Deputy Governor
1901-10, who administered the Government June-July
1903, Jan.-Sept. 1904, and in 1909, and who was cr
K.C.M.G. lOOlaud d.1910.— Hillside, Pietermaritzburg-

BALFE, Michael Joseph, Esq., of SoutkPark,
CO. Roscommon.
Eldest son of Patrick Balfe, Esq., of South Park,
who d. 1886, by Anna Mary, who d. 1884, 2nd dau.
of the late William MacDermott, Esq., of Springfield,
CO. Galway; b. 1849; m. 1885 Kathleen, 4th dau. of
the late John O'Connell, Esq., D.L., and has had,
with other issue, Edward Michael, b. 1887; m. 1911
Harriet, only dau. of the late Richard Galwey, Esq.,
and d. 1919, leaving, with other issue, a son, * Edward
Richard Galwey, h. 1912. Mr. Balfe is J.P. and D.L.
for CO. Roscommon (High Sherift 1875 and 1890), and
Capt. and Hon. Major ret., late 5th Batt. Connaught
Rangers. — South Pari, Casilerea.

ANDER Hugh Bruce, K.T., G.C.M.G.,
G.C.V.O.,P.C.).— Cr. 1607.

Only son of Robert Bruce, Esq., D.L., of Kennet,
Clackmannanshire, who d. 1864, by his 2nd wife Jane
Dalrymple Hamilton, 4th dau. of Sir James Fergus-
son, 4th Bart.jOf Kilkerran, Ayrshire ; b. 1849 ; m. 1876

Lady Katharine Eliza, youngest dau. of George, 5th
Earl of Aberdeen. Lord Balfour of Burleigh, who was
educated at Eton and at Oriel Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1871,
M.A. 1874, Hon. FeUow 1909, Hon. D.C.L. Oxford
1904, Hon. LL.D. Glasgow 1894, Edinburgh 1896,
St. Andrews 1902, and Aberdeen 1906), is Chancellor
of St. Andrews Univ., a J.P. and D.L. for Clackmannan-
shire, a J.P. for COS. Perth, Fife, and Stirling, and
Capt. R. Co. of Archers (King's Body Guard for
Scotland), and has been a Representative Peer of Scot-
land since 1876; late Capt. Stirlingshire Militia; was
a Lord-in-Waiting to Queen Victoria 1887-8, Parlia-
mentary Sec. to the Board of Trade 1889-92, and Secre-
tary of State for Scotland 1895-1903 ; appointed Lord
Warden of the Stannaries in Cornwall and Devonshire
and Rider and Master Forester of Dartmoor 1908, and
Chairman of the Council of the Duchy of Cornwall 1908.
— Kennet Hoxise, Alloa, Clackmannanshire; Carlton,
and Aihenmim Clubs, s.w.; 47, Cadogan Square, s.w.
Heir, his son George John Gordon, Master of Burleigh,
temp. Capt. and Brevet Major in the Army ; h. 1883 ; m.
1919 Violet Dorothy, younger dau. of Richard Henry Done,
Esq., formerly of Salterswell House, Cheshire.

BALFOUR.,tlieRiglit Hon.AETHUR James, O.M.,
F.R.S., of Whittingehame, East Lothian.
Eldest son of James Maitland Balfour, Esq., of 'Whit-
tingehame, who d. 1856, by Lady Blanche Mary
Harriet, who d. 1 872, 2nd dau. of James, 2nd Marquis
of Salisbury, K.G.; b. 1848. Educated at Eton and
at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1870, M.A. 1874,
Hon. LL.D. Edinburgh 1881, St. Andrews 1885, Cam-
bridge 1888, Dublin and Glasgow 1891, Manchester
1908, Liverpool and Birmingham 1909, Shetfiold and
Bristol 1912, and Columbia Univ., New York, 1917,
Hon. D.C.L. Oxford 189 land Durham 1913); is a D.L.
for Haddingtonshire, an Elder Brother of Trinity
House and an Hon. Member of the Academy of St. Luke
at Rome ; late Capt. E. Lothian Yeo. Cav. ; sat as
M.P. for Hertford 1874-85, and for Manchester (E.)
1885-Jan. 1906, and has sat for the City of London
since Feb. 1906; was President of the Local Govern-
ment Board 1885-6; Sec. for Scotland 1886-7; Chief
Sec. for Ireland 1887-91 ; First Lord of the Treasury
and Leader of the House of Commons 1891-2 and 1895-
1905; Lord Privy Seal 1902-3, President of the British
Association 1904, Prime Minister 1902-5, Gifford
Lecturer, Glasgow Univ., 1914, 1st Lord of the
Admiralty 1915-16, Head of the British Mission to
America 1917, and a Delegate of Great Britain at the
Peace Conference 1919; elected Lord Rector of St.
Andrews Univ. 1886, of Glasgow Univ. 1890, and has
been Chancellor of Edinburgh Univ. since 1891, and
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs since 1916. —
IVhittingehame, Prestonkirk, East Lothian; Carlton,
Athememn, Travellers', and British Empire Clubs, s.w. ;
City Carlton Club, E.c. ; New Club, Edinburgh ;
4, Carlton Gardens, s.w.

Heir Pre)., Ms brother the Eight Hon. Gerald William

BALFOUR, the Right Hon. Gerald William.

Fourth son of James Maitland Balfour, Esq., of
AVhittingehame, East Lothian, who d. 1856, by Lady
Blanche Mary Harriet, who d. 1872, 2nd dau. of James,
2nd Marquis of Salisbury, K.G.; *. 1853 ; m. 1887 Lady
Elizabeth Edith, eldest dau. of Edward Robert, 1st Earl
of Lytton, and has, with other issue, a son, * Robert
Arthur Lytton, b. 1902. Mr. Gerald Balfour, who was
educated at Eton and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge, of
which he was formerly aFellow(B.A. 1875, M.A. 1878),
was Chief Secretary for Ireland 189.5-1 900 ; President of
the Board of Trade 1900-6 ; President of the Local
Government Board 1905, and M.P. for Leeds (Central
Div.) 1885-1906.— CaH«o«, and Athetieeum Clubs, s.w.




BAliPOUB, Sir Robert, Bart.—Cr. 1911.
Third son of James Balfour, Esq., of Pilnuiir, Fife, who
d. 1876, by Isabella, who d. 1885, dau. of the late Alex-
ander Hutchison, Esq., of Fosterton, Fife; b. 1844;
m. 1881 Josephine Maria, dau. of the late James
Beazley, E.sq., of Liverpool. Sir Eobert Balfour, who
■was educated at Madras Coll., St Andrews, is a
Member of the firm of Balfour, Williamson & Co.,
foreign and colonial Merchants of London and Liver-
pool, sat as M.P. for the Partiek Div. of Lanark-
shire, 1906-18, and has sat for the Partiek Div. of
Glasgow since 1918. — Reform, National Liberal, and
Ranelagh Clubs, s.w. ; Bath Club, -w. ; City of London
Club, E.c. ; 7, Prince's Gate, s.TV.

Heir, his son Alexander, educated at Eugby and at Trinity
CoU., Oxford (B.4.. 1905) ; b. 1882 ; m. laiO Ruth Frances,
daa. of the late John W. llacfarland, Esq., of Los Angeles,
O.llifornia, and has a dau., Nancy.

BALFOUR, Sir Graham, Knt.— Cr. 1917.

Only son of Thomas Graham Balfour, Esq., M.D.,
F.R.S., President of the R. Statistical Society, who d.
1891, by Georgina, who d. 1888, younger dau. of the
late George Prentice, Esq., of Armagh ; b. 1858 ; m.
1896 Rhoda, only dau. of the late Leonard D. Brooke,
Esq., of Birkenhead. Sir Graham Balfour, who was
educated at Marlborough and at Worcester Coll., I
Oxford (B.A. 1882, M.A. 1885), and called to the Bar i
at the Inner Temple 1885, has been Director of Educa- j
lion for Staffordshire since 1903, and on the Lines of
Communication in France since 1918 ; is the Author of
"Bducational Systems of Great Britain and Ireland,''
"Life of Robert Louis Stevenson," &c. — County
Education Offices, Stafford; Athenaum, and New
University Clubs, s.w.

BALFOUR, Blatnet Retnell TOWNLET,
Esq., of TovsTiley Hall, co. Louth.
Eldest son of Blayney Townley Balfour, Esq., J.P.,
of Townley Hall, formerly Lieut.-Governor of the
Bahamas, who d. 1882, by Elizabeth Catharine,
whod. 1904, only child of the late RiehardMolesworth I
Eeynell, Esq., of Eeynella, co. Westmeath; b. 1846;'
m. 1906 Madeline Elizabeth, elder dau. of John Kells |
Ingram, Esq., LL.D., formerly Vice-Provost of Trinity i
Coll., Dublin. Mr. Townley Balfour, who was edu-
cated at Elstree School, at Harrow and at Trinity Coll.,
Cambridge (B.A. 1871, M.A. 1874), is a J.P. and
D.L. for CO. Louth (High Sheriff 1885 and 1908), and !
a J.P. for co.Meath, and for Drogheda. — Townley Hall,
Drogheda; Sackville Street Club, Dublin.

BALFOUR, Charles Barrington, Esq., C.B.,
of Balgonie, Fife; and of Newton Don,
Only son of Charles Balfour, Esq., of Balgonie and
Newton Don, who d. 1872, by his Isfc wife Adelaide,
who d. 1862, youngest dau. of William Keppel, 6th
Viscount Barrington ; b. 1862 ; m. 1888 Lady Nina
McDonnell, youngest dau. of Mark, 5th Earl of Antrim,
and has, with other issue, a son, * Charles James, Capt.
Scots Guards ; has the French Croix de Guerre ; edu-
cated at Eton and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; J.
1889; m. 1917 the Hon. Aurea Vera Baring, 2ud dau.
of Francis Denzil Edward, 5th Lord Ashburton. Mr.
Balfour, who was educated at Eton and at the R. Mil.
Coll., Sandhurst, is H.M.'s Lieut.,»a J.P. and C.C. for
Berwickshire, a J.P. for Roxburghshire, Brigadier R.
Co. of Archers (King's Body Guard for Scotland),
President and Chairman of the Berwickshire T.F.
Association, Chairman of the National Health Insur-
ance Committee, Berwickshire, and a Director of the
Scottish Widows Fund Life Assurance Society and of
the British Linen Bank ; late Capt. Reserve of Officers ;
Capt. 2nd Vol. Batt. K.O. Scottish Borderers, and R.

Guards Reserve Regt., previously Lieut. Scots Guards;
was M.P. for Middlesex (Hornsey Div.) 1900-7.—
Newton Don, Kelso ; Balfour House, Balgonie, Mark-
inch, Fife ; Carlton, Guards', and R. Automobile Clubs,
s.w ; Bachelors' Club, w. ; New Club,

Grosvenor Crescent, s.w.

Edinburgh; 14,

BALFOUR, Edward, Esq., of Balbirnie, Fife-
Eldest surviving son of Col. John Balfour, of Balbirnie,
who d. 1895, by Lady Georgiana Isabella, who d. 1884,
2nd dau. of John Frederick, 1st Earl Cawdor ; b.
1849; m. 1879 Miss Isabella Weyman Hooper,' of
Boston, U.S.A., and has, with other issue, a son
* Edward William Sturgis, D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C., Major
5th Dragoon Guards; b. 1884; ?«. 1914 Ruth, eldest
dau. of the Right Hon. Gerald William Balfour, and
has a dau. Mr. Balfour is a J.P. and D.L. for Fife —
Balbirnie, Markiwch, N.B.


-I- BALFOUR, Francis, Es

Elder son of Major Francis Walter Balfour, of Fernie
Castle, Fifeshire, who d. 1909, by Jane Amelia, who
d. 1898, younger dan. of the late "Patrick Small Keir,
Esq., of Kidrogan; b. 1867; m. 190.3 Katharine
Morgan, elder dau. of Henry W. Chubb, Esq., of
Chislehurst, and has, with other issue, a son, *Francis
Keir, h. 1905. Mr. Balfour, who was educated at
Eton, is a Magistrate for Perthshire and for Fifeshire.
— Kindrogan, Pitlochry, Perthshire.

BALFOUR, John, Esq., of Moor Hall, Essex.

Only .son of John Osborne Balfour, Esq., who d. 1870 ;
b. 1853; m. 1878 Ada Lissie, dau. of 'Major William
John Bampfield, late 90th L.I., and has, with other
issue, a son, * John Hubert, educated at Winchester;
b. 1879 ; m. 1907 Victoria Eugenie Mary, youngest dau.
of F.M. Sir Henry Evelyn Wood, G.C.B., G.C.M.6.,
V.C, and has a son, * David Hubert, b. 1908.— il/007
Hall, Harlow; 3, Albion Street, Hyde Pari; w.

BALFOUR, Mrs., of Dawyck, Peeblesshire.
Janet, dau. of the Rev. John Roxburgh, D.D., who
d. 1879, by Catharine, dau. of the late George Gray,
Esq. ; m. 1864 Alexander Balfour, Esq., Merchant,
Liverpool, of Mount Alyn, Denbighshire, a J.P. for
Denbighshire, who d. 1886, and has, with other issue,
a son, * Frederick Robert Stephen, a J.P. and D.L. for
Peeblesshire, a Member of the E. Co. of Archers (King's
Body Guard for Scotland), and an Hon. Lieut.-Col.
ret. ; was a Staff Capt. at the War ( )ffice, with the
temp. hon. rank of Lieut.. Col., 1916-19 ; educated at
Trinity Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1896, M.A. 1902) ; b. 1873 ;
m. 1904 Gertrude, only dau. of the late Frederick
Henry Norman, Esq., of Moor Place, Hertfordshire,
and has, with other issue, a son, *Alexander Norman, b.
l^m.— Dawyck, Slobo, N.B.

BALFOUR, Col. William Edward Ligonier,
of Balfour, and Trenabie, co. Orkney.
Eldest son of Col. James William Balfour, J.P. and
D.L., Hon. Col. 1st Orkney R.G.A. Vols., V.D., of
Balfour, and Trenabie, who d. 1907, by Isabella, who d.
1907, only dau. of the late Lieut.-Col. James Craster,
formerly 22nd Regt.; i. 1855; m. 1887 Florence
Augusta Catherine Elizabeth, only dau. of Frederic
Bernal, Esq., C.M.G., formerly H.B.M.'s Consul-Gen.
at Havre, and has 2 daus. Col. Balfour, who was
educated at the R. Mil. Academy, Woolwich, is a J.P.
and D.L. for Orkney and Shetland, and Col. ret., late
R.A. ; was Officer in charge of R.G.A, Records at




Dover 1907-1^- — Ba/foiir Castle, h;/ Kirkwall, co.
Orkney ; Boodle's and Pratt's Clubs, s.w. ; New Club,

+ BALFOUR, William Keie, Esq., of Pernie
Castle, Fifesliire.
Younger son of Major Francis "Walter Balfour, of
Fernie Castle, who d. 1909, by Jane Amelia, who
d. 1898, younger dau. of the late Patrick Small Keir,
Esq., of Kindrogan, Perthshire; b. 1869; m. 1910
Mary, 6th dau. of Sir Michael Barker Nairn, 1st
Sa,Tt.— Fernie Castle, Ladi/bank, Fifeshirc.

BALFOUR. See Kinross.


BALINHARD, Lord. See Southesk.

BALL, Sir Charles Aethdr Kinahan, Bart.,
M.D.— Cr. 1911.

Eldest son of Sir Charles Bent Ball, 1st Bart., M.D.,
F.E.C.S., by Annie Julia, eldest dau. of the late Daniel
Kinahan, Esq., J.P., of Koebuck Park, co. Dublin ; b.
1877; s. 1916 ; vi. 1907 Elizabeth, dau. of John
Smythe Wilson, Esq., of Berkeley, California, U.S.A.
Sir Charles Ball, who was educated at Trinity Coll.,
Dublin (B.A. 1898, M.B. and B.Ch. 1900, M.D. 1902,
F.E.O.S.I. 1905), is Surgeon to Sir Patrick Dun's
Hospital, and to ICing George V. Hospital, Dublin, an
Examiner in Surgery R. Coll. of Surgeons and a Fellow
of the R. Academy of Medicine, Ireland,— 24, il/crrion
Square North, Dublin.

Heir Pres., bis brotber Nigel Gresley, temp. Lieut. 8th

(Service) Batt. R, Dablin Fusiliers; eiluoatec] at Trinity

OoU„ Dablin (B,A. 1914) ; t. 1892,

BALL, Frances Elizabeth, Lady.

Dau, of the late William Edward Steele, Esq,, M,D.,
Director of the Science and Art Museum, Dublin ; m.
1868 Sir Robert Stawell Ball, LL.D,, D,Sc., F.R.S.,
a Fellow of King's Coll., Cambridge, Scientific Adriser
to the Commissioners of Irish Lights, and ex-President
of the R. Astronomical Society, of the Mathematical
Association, and of the E, Zoological Society of Ireland,
who was Andrews Professor of Astronomy in Dublin
TJniv, and Astronomer R. of Ireland 1874-92, and
Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry
in Cambridge Univ. and Director of the Cambridge
Observatory 1892-1913, and who vas cr. Knt. 1886
and d. 1913.

+BALL,Sir James BENJAMm,Knt.,M.Inst.C.E.,
M.Inst.M.E.— Cr. 1918.
B. 1867 ; m. 1st 18— Emily Frances Alexandra, dau.
of the late Edward ,'Spencer Shapley, Esq., of Torquay ;

2ndly 18— Julia, dau. of , and widow of Robert

Hill, Esq., of Melbourne. Sir James Ball is a Civil
Engineer and Major Engineer and Railway Staff Corps
R.E., T.F. ; has been Controller of Timber Supplies
since 1917.— Seform Club, s.w.

BALL, John William, Esq., formerly of
Gageborongli, King's Co.
Eldest son of the Rev. William James Ball, M.A., of
Gageborough, who d. 1893, by Julia Frances, 4th
dau. of the late John William Hooper, Esq., of Bathwick
House, Bath; b. 1868; 7n. 1899 Caroline Lydia,
youngest dau. of the late Henry Sandford Jolins^
Esq., M.D., of Totnes, Devonshire, and has, with other
issue, a son, William Henry, b. 1904. Mr. B.all,
was educated at Trinity Coll., Dublin (B,A, 1892), was
called to the Bar at King's Inns, Dublin, 1893.— 13,
Foyal Terrace, E. Kingstoivn.

BALL, Miss, of Mount Lucas, and Monas-
teroris, King's Co.
Deborah Elizabeth, only child of Benjamin Manly
Ball, Esq., J,P., of Monasteroris, who d. 1908, by Eliza-
beth, who d. 1907, elder dau. and co-heiress of the
late John Lucas, Esq., J.P., of Mount Lucas. Miss
Ball is joint owner of Mount Lucas with her aunt
Eleanor, younger dau. and co-heiress of John Lucas,
Esq., J.P., of Mount Lucas, who d. 1865, by Elizabeth,
who d. 1894, youngest dau. of the late James Wakely,
Esq., of Dublin. —Mount Lucas, Philipsioum, King's Co.

+ BALL, Mrs., of Abbeylara, co. Longford.

Cecilia Letitia, 2nd dau. of William Humphrys, Esq.,
of Ballyhaise House, co. Cavan, who d. 1872, by his
2ad wife Maria Clarissa, who d. 1901, dau. of the late
Hugh Moore, Esq., of Eglantine House, co. Down;
m. 1869 Aj-thur William Shirley Ball, Esq., of Abbey-
lara, a J.P. for COS. Meath and Longfoid (High Sheriff
1873), and formerly of the 8th Hussars, who d. 1880,
leaving issue. — Abbeylara, Granard ; Geraldstown,

BALL, William Hawkins, Esq., of Fort Fer-
gus, CO. Clare,
Eldest son of Capt. W. St. James Ball, a Queen's
Foreign Service Messenger, who d. 1883; b. 1874.
Mr. Ball, who was educated at Keble Coll., Oxford
(B.A. 1897), is a J.P. for co. Clare (High Sheriff
1900), Lieut. Irish Guards, Special Reserve, and
Lord of the Manor of Fort Fergus ; late Lieut. S.
of Ireland Imp. Yeo. — Fort Fergus, Ballittacally, Ennis,
CO. Clare: Wellington, Guards', and Conservative Clubs,
s.w, ; Kildare Street Club, Dublin.

BALL-ACTON. See Acton.

BALLANCE, Col. Sir Charles Alfred,
K.C.M.G., C.B., M.V.O., M.S., P.R.C.S.
—Or. 1918.
Eldest son of Charles BaUance, Esq., of Stanley House,
Clapton, Middlesex, who d. 1873, by Caroline Hende-
bousuk, dau. of the late Samxiel Hendebousok Pollard,
Esq., of Melville House, Taunton ; b. 1856 ; m. 1883
Sophia Annie, only child of Alfred Smart, Esq., of
The Priory, Blackheath, Sir Charles Ballance, who
was formerly President of the Medical Society of Lon-
don, is M.B, and B.S, London Univ. 1881, M.S. 1882,
F.R.C.S. 1882; Surgeon to St. Thomas's Hospital;
Consulting Surgeon to the National Hospital for the
Paralysed and Epileptic ; a Member of the Council
and Court of Examiners R. Coll. of Surgeons; a
Fellow of the E. Society of Medicine ; Chief Surgeon
to the Metropolitan Police ; Capt. 2nd London Gen.
Hospital, E.A.M.C, T.F., and an Hon. Col. in the
Army, late temp. Col. A. M.S. and Consulting Surgeon
to the British Army. —Aihenceum, and if. Automobile
Clubs, s.w.; 106, Harley Street, w.

BALLANTINE-DYKES, Major Frescheyille
Hubert, D.S.O., of Dovenby, Cumberland.
Only son of Lamplugh Frescheville Ballantine-Dykes,
Esq", of Dovenby, who d. 1893, by Edith Georgina,
who d. 1912, youngest dau. of the late Richard Howard-
Brooke, Esq., of Castle Howard, co. Wicklow ; b. 1881 ;
?«. 1911 Winifred Mary, elder dau. of the late W.
Pitt Miller, Esq., of Thistleton, Lancashire, and has a
son, * Thomas Lamplugh, b. 1912. Major Ballantine-
Dykes, who was formerly Lieut. Scots Guards and
Capt. 5th Batt. Border Regt., is a Magistrate for Cum-
berland (was on the roll for High Sheriff for 1918),
Major Reserve of Officers, and Patron of 1 living ; was




temp. Capt. Soots Guards 1915-16 and a Deputy
Assistant Directoi'-tJen. of Transportation 1918. —
Dovcnhy Hall, Cockermoui h ; Guards' Club, s.w.

+ BALLANTYNE, Sir HENET,Knt.— Cr.l906.
Son of David Ballantyne, Esq., of Sunnybrae, Walkur-
■burn, Peeblesshire, wlio d. 1912; A. 18—; is a J.P.,
D.L. and C.C. for Peeblesshire.— .V(«rff«, PeMei^, N. B. ;
National Libera! Club, s.w.

BALLARAT, Bishop of (the Right Rev.
Maxwell Homfeat Maxwell-Ghmbleton,
D.D.), of Glanatore, co. Waterford ; and
of Twyning Manor, Gloucestershire. i

Eldest son of Edward Thomas Smith, Esq., a Puisne
Judge of Jamaica, who d. 1882, bv Emma Jane, who d.
1882, only dau. of the late Charles Homfray, Esq., and ;
niece of the late Richard John Maxwell Gumbleton,
Esq., J.P., of Glanatore ; b. 1872 ; s. Mrs. Isabella
Matilda Gumbleton. widow of his great -uncle Richard
John Maxwell Gumbleton, Esq. (a?iic), 1917; m. 1897
Ella Maria, dau. of the Rev. Sidney George Gillum,
M.A., of Vernham Dean, Exmouth, Devonshire, and
has, with other issue, a son, *Maxwell Sidney Harold,
Lieut. R.F.A. ; educated at Repton School and at the
R. Mil. Academy. Woolwich ; b. 1898. The Bishop of
Ballarat, who was educated at Repton School and at
Peterhouse, Cambridge (B.A. 1894, M.A. 1898, D.D.
1916), and assumed the surname of Maxwell-Gum-
bleton by royal license 1916, was Vicar of Colerne,
Gloucestershire, 1898-1905 ; Vicar of Chippenham and
Rector of Tytherton-Lucas 1905-16 ; Rector of Har-
denduish, Wiltshire, 1908-16; Hon. Canon of Bristol
1910-16, and Rural Dean of Chippenham 1912-16;
consecrated Bishop of Ballarat 1916; is Lord of the
Manor of Twyning. — Glanatore, Tatlow,co. Waterford ;
Tieyning Manor, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Resi-
dence: Bishopscourt , Ballarat , Victoria, Australia.

BALME. See Joiies-Balme.

BALNIEL, Lord. See under Crawford and Bal-
earres, Earl of.

BAM. See Stewart-Bam.



Alice Maude Mary, dau. of thelate Edward Bretherton,
Esq., of Gloucester and Clifton ; m. 1st 1888 Sir John
Bamford-Slack, F.R.G.S., F.Z.S., a Solicitor, who
assumed the prefix surname of Bamford by deed
poll 1906, was M.P. for Hertfordshire, Mid. Diy.,
1904-6, and who was cr. Knt. 1906 and d. 1909 ; 2ndly
1914 Banister Flight Fletcher, Esq., Barrister-at-Law,
an Officer of the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun,
who was a Sheriff of the.City of London 1918-19.— 10,
Wobum Square, w.c.

BAMFORTH, John William, Esq., of North-
brook House, Hampshire.

Eldest son of the Rev. John Bamforth, M.A., who d.
1893, by Frances, who d. 1904, dau. of the late
William Smith, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, of London ; b.
1859; m. 1900 Mabel, dau. of John Charles Tucker
Steward, Esq., of Broadland, Petersfield, Hampshire. —
ForthbrooJc House, Bishops Waltham, Hampshire ■
Golfers Club, s.w.



BANBURY, the Right Hon. Sir Frederick
George, Bart., of Warneford Place, Wilts.
— Cr. 1903.

Eldest son of Frederick Banbury, Esq., who d. 1890,
by Cecilia Laura, wlio d. 1904, dau. of the late William
Cox.Esq., of Woodford Hall, Essex; b. 1850; ?n. 1873
Elizabeth Rosa, 2nd dau. of the late Thomas Barbot
Beale, Esq., of Brettenham Park, Suffolk. Sir
Frederick Banbury, who was educated at Winchester,
is a Magistrate for Huntingdonshire and for Wilts, and
Chairman of the Great Northern Railway ; was M.P.
for the Peckham Div. of Camberwell 1892-Jan. 1906,
and has been for the City of London since June 1906.
—Warneford Place, Highworth, Wilts; Carlton Chih,
s.w. ; 41, Lowndes Street, s.w.

Heir, his grandson Charles William, only eon of Oapt. Charles
William Banbury, Coldstream Guards, who d. (killed in
action) 1914, by Josephine Marguerite, only dau. of Jos6
Reixach, Esq., of Clifton Lodge, Bradford, Yorkshire ;
6. posthumous 1916.

BANCROFT, Sir Squire Bancroft, Knt.— Cr.

Son of the late Secundus Bancroft-Butterfield, Esq., of
Netherthorpe, who received a royal license for himself
and issue to use the surname of Bancroft only, whicliwas
assumed in 1860 ; b. 1841 ; m. 1867 Marie Effie, a cele-
brated actress, dau. of the late Robert Pleydell Wilton,
Esq. Sir Squire Bancroft was a distinguished actor,
and for 20 years lessee and (with his wife) manager
of the old Prince of Wales's and of the Haymarket
Theatres. — Underlea, Sandgate ; Athenaum, and
Marlborough Clubs, .s.w. ; Garrick, and Beefsteak Clubs,
■w.c; Radnor Club, Folkestone; a1. The Albany,
Piccadilly, w.

BANDINI. See Ncwburgh, Earl of.

BANDON, Earl of (James Francis Bernard,
K.P.).- Cr. 1800.

Only sou of Francis, 3rd Earl (who was Lord Lieut,
of CO. Cork), by Catherine Mary, who

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