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Yorkshire,
and has had, with other issue, Ambrose Yarburgh,
F.R.G.S", late Lieut. Grenadier Guards; b. 1874; m.
1898 Violet, 3rd dau. of the late Charles Townshend
Murdoch, Esq., M.P., of Buckhurst, Berkshire, and d.
1909, leaving, with other issue, a son, Thomas Charles,
b. 1901. Mr. Lethbridge, who was educated at Balliol
Coll., Oxford, is a J.P. for Somerset and for Hamp-
shire (High Sheriff n9b).— Carlton Club, s.w.

LETHBRIDGE, Edward Galton Baron, Esq.,
of Tregeare House, Cornwall.
Eldest son of John Christopher Baron Leth-
bridge, Esq., D.L., of Tregeare House, formerly High
Sheriff of Cornwall, who d. 1885, by Millicent Galton,
dau. of the late Rev. Robert Shirley Bunbury, M.A. ;
b. 1867; m. 1889 Ada Dorothy Ivy, younger dau.
of the late Rev. Edward King, Vicar of Werrington,
Devon, and has, with other issue, a son, * John Edward
Baron, Lieut, ret., late R. Devon Yeo. ; educated at
Radley ; b. 1891. Mr. Lethbridge, who was educated
at Charterhouse and St. John's Coll., Oxford, is a J.P.
for Cornwall (High Sheriff 1918), and Patron of 1
living. — Tregeare House, Egloskerry E.S.O., Cornwall.

LETHBRIDGE. See Kingsford.Lethbridge.



LEUCHARS, Col. the Hon. Sir
K.C.M.G., D.S.O.— Cr. 1915.

Second son ofHenry James Leuchars, E8q.,of Purbrook,
Natal, who d. 1902 ; b. 1858 ; m. 1891 Mary Marion,
eldest dau. of the late William Mackenzie, Esq.,
M.A., of Cramond, Natal. Sir George Leuchars, who
was educated at Bishop's Coll., Pietermaritzburg, was
formerly Brevet Col. Umvoti Mounted Rifles, which
he commanded in S. Africa 1899-1900; a Member of
the Natal Parliament 1893-1906; Minister of Native
Affairs and Public Works, Natal, 1903-5, and Minister
of Commerce and Industries, and of Public Works,
and Acting Minister of Posts and Telegraphs, Union



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of S. Africa, 1911-12; has been a Member of the'
House of Assembly of the Union of S. Africa since
1910.— Bracken, Greyiown, Natal. \

LEVEN AND MELVILLE, Earl of (Archi-
bald Alexander Leslie-Melville). —
Cr. 1641 and 1690.
Second son of Eonald Euthven, IHh Earl (13th Holder
of the Earldom) of Leven and 10th Earl of Melville,
K.T., P.O., who (/. 1906, by the Hon. Emma Selina,
eldest dan. of William Henry, 2nd Viscount Portman ;
b. 1890 ; s. his brother John David, 12th (14th Holder)
and 11th Earl, 1913 ; m. 1918 Lady Eosamond Sylvia
Diana Mary Foljambe, youngest dau. of Cecil George
Savile, 1st Earl of LiTcrpool. The Earl of Leven and
Melville, who was educated at Eton and at the E.
Mil. Coll., Sandhiu-st, is Capt. ret., late 2nd Dragoons
(E. Scots Greys).— Glen/emess, Nairn, N.B.; Kirtling-
ton Park, Oxford; Bachelors', and Cavalry Clubt, w.
Heir Pies., Ilia brother David ■WiUlam, M.B.E., Oapt. 2ud
Lovnt's Scouts Yco. ; late Lieat. 10th R. Hussars ; fduoated
at Eton and at the R. Mil. OolL, Sandhurst ; b. 1892; m.
Itl4 Susanna Elizabeth Johanna, dau. of Francis Sleight,
Esq., of Capetown, S. Africa.

LEVER, Sir Arthur Levy, Bart.— Cr. 1911.

Third son of Joseph Levy, Esq., of Knighton,
Leicestershire, who d. 1899, by Cordelia, who d.
1906, only dau. of the late Michael Hart, Esq., of
London; b. 1860; m. 1896 Beatrice Hilda, who d.
1917, 3rd dau. of the late Philip Falk, Esq., of Ken-
sington Palace Gardens, when he assumed by deed
poll, and subsequently in 1911 by royal license, the
surname of Lever. Sir Arthur Levy Lever, who was
educated at Univ. Coll. School and abroad, is a
Magistrate for Essex, Major T.F. Reserve, late temp.
Major 1st (City of London) Batt. London Regt. (R,
Fusiliers), and a Life Director of Hart & Levy Ltd., o
London and Leicester ; was a Member of the R. Com-
mission on Coast Erosion and Aiforestation 1906-11,
M.P. for the Harwich Div. of Essex 1906-Jan. 1910,
and Deputy Director of Recruiting S. Eastern Region,
with the temp, rank of Col., 1917-18. — Barrow Qrecn
Court, Oxted, Surrey ; Beform, National Liberal, and
Ranelagh Clubs, s.w. ; 20, Hans Crescent, s.w.
Heir, his son Truham Joseph Philip, h. 1900.



1906-Jan. 1910, and Mayor of Bolton 1919, is a J.P.
for Cheshire (High Sheriff of Lancashire 1917), Chair-
I man of Lever Bros. Ltd., Port Sunlight, Hon. Vice-
President (formerly Chairman) of the Liverpool School
of Tropical Medicine, Hon. Commandant 2nd Batt.
Cheshire Vol. Regt., and a Grand Officer of the Order
of Leopold II. of Belgium.— Pari! Sunlight, Cheshire ;
Thornton Manor, Thornton Hough, Cheshire; Reform,
National Liberal, and R. Automobile Clubs, s.w. ; The
Hill, North End, Hampstead Heath, n.w.

Jleir, his son William Hulme, educated at Eton and at Trinity
Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1909, M.A. 1913) ; b. 188S; m. 1913
Marion Beatrice, youngest dau. of the late Bryce Smith,
Esq., of Whalley and Manchester, and has, with other issue,
a son, • Philip William Bryee, ». 1 916.

LEVESON, Vice-Adm. Sir Arthoe Cavanagh,
K.C.B., F.R.G.S.— Cr. 1919.

Third son of Edward John Leveson, Esq., who d. 1900,
by Mary, who d. 1900, elder dau. of the late John
Iveson, Esq.; b. 1868; m. 1902 Jemima Adelaide
Beatrice, only dau. of the late Francis James Lindesay
Blackwood, Esq., of Norton Court, Kent, and widow
of Edward Henry Stuart, 7th Earl of Darnley. Sir
Arthur Leveson, who was educated at a private school
and in " H.M.S. Britannia," is a Vice-Adm. and a
Coram, of the Legion of Honour; has the Russian Order
of St. Stanislas, 1st Class, with Swords, and the
Japanese Order of the Eising Sun, 2nd Class; was
Naval Assistant to the Controller of the Navy 1903-5 ;
A.D.C. to H.M. King George V. 1913 and Director of
Operations Div. of Admiralty War Staff 1914-15;
appointed Vice-Adm. Comm. 2nd Battle Squadron,
Atlantic Fleet, 1919.— Bridglands, Midhurtt, Sussex;
United Service Club, s.w. ; if. Naval Club, Portsmouth ;
16, Hyde Park Gardens, w.



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LEVER, Sir Samoel Hardman, K.C.B,
1917.

Second son of Samuel Lever, Esq., of Liverpool, who d.
1871 ; b. 1869 ; m. 1900 Mary Edythe, dau. of the late
Matthew Hamilton Gault, Esq., of Montreal, Canada.
Sir Samuel Lever, who was educated at Merchant
Taylors' School and in New York, was Assistant
Financial Secretary to the Ministry of Munitions 1915
-16 ; appointed Joint Financial Secretary to the
Treasury Dec. 1916, to look after British Financial
Interests in the United States of America 1917, and
Assistant Commissioner in financial matters on a
Special Mission there 1918. — Reform Club, s.w. ;
British Schools and University, India House, and
American Yacht Clubs, New Ymk, U.S.A.; 18,
St. Swithin Lane, e.g.

LEVER. See Leverhulme, Lord.



f LEVESON - GOWER, Granville Charles
Gresham, Esq., of Titsey Place, Surrey.
Eldest surviving son of Granville William Gresham
Leveson-Gower, Esq., of Titsey Place, who d. 1895, by
the Hon. Sophia, youngest dau. of Chandos, 1st Lord
Leigh; b. 1865; m. 1894 Evelyn Mildred. 4th and
2nd surviving dau. of the late Henry Arthur Brassey,
Esq., of Preston Hall, Kent, and has, with other issue,
a son, "Richard Henry Ciresham, Lieut. Grenadier
Guards, Special Reserve; h. 1894. Mr. Leveson-Gower,
who was educated at Eton and at Balliol Coll., Oxford
(B.A. 1889, M.A. 1894), and was formerly Lieut.
Hampshire (Carabiniers) Yeo. Cav., is a Magistrate
for Surrey, Capt. and Hon. Major Territorial Force
Reserve, late Capt. W. Kent Yeo., Lord of the Manors
of Titsey, Limpsiield and Tatsfield, and Patron of 3
livings. — Travellers' Club, s.w.



LEVESON-GOWER, Mrs., of Bill Hill, Berk-
Bhire..

Katherine Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Basil Edward
Arthur Cochrane, Esof., D.L., who d. 1895, by Sally
Caroline, who d. 1892, elder dau. of the late Lieut.-
Col. Edward Fitzgerald, of Carrigowan, co. Clare ; m.
1879, as his 2nd wife, Capt. John Edward Leveson-
Gower, late 68th Foot, of Bill Hill, a J.P. for Berk-
shire, who d. 1892, and has a dau., *Idonea Gertrude,
m. 1907 Henry Michael Hodgson, Esq., and has, with
other issue, a son, * Peter Charles, b. 1910. Mrs.
Leveson-Gower s. her son John Henry Leveson-Gower,
Esq., late Lieut. Grenadier Guards, 1912.



LEVERHULME, Lord (William Hesketh
Lever, Hon. A.R.I.B.A.)— Cr. 1917.
Eldest son of James Lever, Esq. of Bolton, Lancashire, \ LEVESON-GOWER. See Granville, and Suther-



who d. 1897, by Eliza, who d. 1893, dau. of the late
William Hesketh, Esq.; b. 1851; m. 1874 Elizabeth
Ellen, who d. 1913, dau. of the late Crompton Hulme,
Esq., of Bolton. Lord Leverhulme, who was educated
at Bolton Church Institute (Hon. LL.D. Edinburgh
1919), and was M.P. for the Wirral Div. of Cheshire



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LEVETT, Theophilus Basil Percy, Esq.

Elder son of Col. Theophilus John Levett, of Wychnor
Park. Rtaff'ordshirc, who d. 1899, by Lady Jane Lissey
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Harriet, who d. 1912, 3rd dau. of William, Tth Earl of I
Denbigh; 6.1856; m. 1884 Lady Margaret Emily, eldest
dau. of Anthony, 8th Earl of Shaftesbury. Mr. Levett,
who was educated at Eton, called to the Bar at the
Inner Temple 1886, and was formerly Lieut. Cold-
stream Guards, and 2nd Vol. Batt. N. Staffordshire
Eegt., is Patron of 1 living. — Merly House, Wimhorne,
Dorsetshire; Carlton Club, s.w. ; Cavendish Club, w.

LEVETT, the Rev. Thomas Peinsep, F.Z.S.,
F.E.S., of Packington Hall, Staffordsliire.

Eldest son of Eobert Thomas Kennedy Levett, Esq.,
J.P. and D.L., of Packington Hall, and of Rosemount,
Tenby, Pembrokeshire, who d. 1906, by Margaret
Catherine, who d. 1909, dau. of the late Thomas
Levett-Prinsep, Esq., of Crosall Hall, Derbyshire ;
b. 1862. Mr. Levett, who was educated at Bishop
Hatfield's Hall, Durham, and at Clare Coll., Cambridge,
is Lord of the Manor of Packington Hall. — Packington
Hall, Lichfield. Residence : Frenchgate, Richmond,
Yorkshire.

LEVETT, Capt. William Swinneeton Byed,
of Milford Hall, Staffordshire.
Second son of Richard Byrd Levett, Esq., of Milford
Hall, who d. 1888, by Elizabeth Mary, who d. 1916,
eldest dau. of the late John Mirehouse, Esq., Common
Serjeant of London ; b. 1856 ; m. 1896 Maud Sophia,
younger dau. of the late Major Edward Levett, formerly
10th R. Hussars, and has had, with a dau., Dyonise
Bosamund, a son, Richard William Byrd, Lieut. King's
R.Rifle Corps ; b. 1897, and killed in action 1917. Capt.
Levett, who was educated at Eton, and formerly served in
the Inniskillings, is & J.P. and D.L.for Staff'ordshire.—
Milford Hall, Stafford; Carlton, and Junior United
Service Clubs, s.w.

LEVETT-PRINSEP, Thomas, Esq., of Croxall
Hall, Derbyshire.
Son of Thomas Levett-Prinsep, Esq., of Oroxall Hall,
who d. 1849, by his 2nd wife Caroline Mary, who d.
1867, dau. of the late Rev. James Templer, of Teign-
grace, Devon ; b. 1844 ; m. 1868 Georgina, dau. of the
late Arthur Bastard Eastabrooke Holdsworth, Esq., of
Widdicombe, Devon, and has, with other issue, an only
son, * Thomas Arthur, educated at Harrow and at Clare
Coll., Cambridge ; h. 1879; m. 1907 Margaret Noel,
elder dau. of Francis Charles Simpson, Esq., of Gold-
ings, Hampshire, and of Maypool, Devonshire, and has,
with other issue, a son, * Thomas Francis, b. 1908.
Mr. Levett-Prinsep, who was educated at Harrow and
at Merton Coll., Oxford, is a Magistrate for cos.
Derby, Staff'ord, and Warwick. — Croxall Hall, Lichfield.

LEVETT-SCRIVENER. See Scrivener.

LEVI, William John, Esq., of Woughton,
Buckinghamshire.
Son of AVilham Levi, Esq., of Woughton, who d. 1889,
by Sarah Jane, dau. of the late John Robert Mills,
Esq., of York; b. 1864; m. 1891 Lilian Maud, only
dau. of the late Joseph Augustus Yorke, Esq. Mr.
Levi, who was educated at Magdalene Coll., Cambridge,
is a J.P. and D.L. for Bucks, and Major and Hon.
Lieut.-Col. ret., late R. Bucks Hussars Yeo., T.D.
.— Woughton House, near Fenny Stratford, Bucking-
hamshire.

LEVICK, Sir Hugh Gwynne, K.B.E.— Cr.
1918.

Third son of John Musgrave Levick, Esq., of Burleigh,
Cheshunt, Herts, who d. 1892, by Elizabeth, who d.
1914, 4th dau, of the late Col. Alban Thomas Jones



Gwynne, of Monachty, Cardiganshire; b. 1870; m.
1892 Agnes, dau. of the late James D. Stout, Esq., of
Hohokus, New Jersey, U.S.A. Sir Hugh Levick, who
was educated at Port Elizabeth, at Malvern and at
Hamburg, is a Partner in Lee Higginson & Co.,
Boston, U.S.A., and in Higginson & Co., London,
the Representative of the Treasury on the London
Exchange Committee and on the Colwyn Committee
on Contracts, and Chairman of the Russian Liquida-
tion Committee. — Buckland's Hotel, Brook Street, w. ;
St. James's Club, w, ; Citg of London Club, e.c. ;
Algonquin Club, Boston, U.S.A.; Eastern Yacht Club,
Marblehead, U.S.A.



LEVINGE, Sir Richard Veee Henry, Bart.,
of Knockdrin Castle, co. Westmeath. — Cr.
1704.
Only son of Sir Richard William Levinge, 10th Bart.,
Lieut. Reserve of Officers, late S. Irish Horse and 8th
Hussars, who was killed in action, by Irene Marguerite
(who m. 2ndly 1916 Capt. Robert 'Vere Buxton, D.S.O.,
temp. Lieut.-Col. Imperial Camel Corps, and Capt.
W. Kent Yeo., an Officer of the Italian Order of the
Crown), elder dau. of the lale John H. C. Pix, Esq., of
Bradford, Yorkshire; *. 1911; «. \^H.— Knockdrin
Castle, Mullingar, co. Westmeath.

Heir Pres., his uncle Tliomas Vere, wss (1915-16) temp. Major
13tli (Service) Batt., previously Lieut. Northumberland
Fusiliers, 2nd son o£ Sir William Henry Levinge, 9th Bart.,
who d. 1900, by Emily Judith, 2nd dau. ol Sir Eiohard
Sutton, 4th Bart, j b. 1880.

LEVINGE, Emily Judith, Lady. See ante.

LEVINGE, SirEDWAED Verb, K.C.LE., C.S.I.
— Cr. 1916.

Younger son of Harry Corbyn Levinge, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., of Knockdrin Castle, co. Westmeath, who d.
1896, by Ellen Hawes, who d. 1918, dau. of the late
R. Barnes, Esq., of Winchester; b. 1867; m. 1900
Alys Ad^le, dau. of Major-Gen. Charles Frederick
Thomas, formerly Bengal Infantry. Sir Edward
Levinge, who was educated at Cheltenham and at
Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1888), and entered the
Indian Civil Service 1888, was formerly Under
Secretary, Bengal, and to the Government of India ;
Collector of Murshedabad ; Secretary to the Board of
Revenue, Bengal ; Collector of Customs, Calcutta ;
Commissioner of Patna and of Orissa ; a Member
of the Board of Revenue, Bihar and Orissa, an
Ordinary Member of the Council of the Lieut.-
Governor of Bihar and Orissa 1912-17 and Acting
Lieut.-Governor 1918. — East India United Service
Club, s.w.

LEVINGE, Charles Edward Robert, Esq.,
of Levington Park, co. Westmeath ; and
of Corteen, co. Longford.
Eldest son of Richard William Chaworth Levinge,
Esq., J. P., of Levington Park, and of Corteen, who d.
1905, by Fanny Ellen, youngest dau. of the late George
David Donkin, Esq., Lieut. R. Fusiliers, of Wyfold
Court, Oxfordshire ; b. 1874 ; m. 1900 Norah Violet
{whom see), only child of the late Capt. Henry Loftus
Lewis, R.E., of Violetstown, co. Westmeath, and has
issue a dau., Avice Jocelyn. Mr. Levinge is a Magis-
trate for CO. Westmeath. — Violetstown, Mullingar, co.
Westmeath.

LEVINGE, Peederick, Esq., of New Park,
CO. Roscommon.
Youngest son of Marcus Anthony Levinge, Esq., J.P.,
of New Park, who d. 1908, by his let wife Eleanor



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Anne, who d. 1878, 2nd dau. of tte late William
Armstrong Hodson, Esq., of Middleton, co. West-
meath ; b. 1862. — New Park, Kiltoo?n, co. Roscommon.

LEVINGE, Mrs., of Violetstown, co. West-
meath.

Norah Violet, only child of Capt. Henry Loftus Lewis,
K.E., of Violetstown, a J.P. for co. Westmeath (High
Sheriff 1881), who


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