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he C.C. for Notts,
Chairman of Quarter Sessions for the Retford Div.,
Major and Lieut. -Col. ret., late 8th Batt., previously
Lieut.-Col. Comm. 4th (Nottinghamshire) Vol. Batt.
The Sherwood Foresters, V.D., and Lord of the Manor
of Hodsock ; was President of the R. Meteorological
Society 1909-10. — Hodsock Priory, near Worksop ;
New University Club, s.w.

MELLISS, Maior-Gen. Sir Charles John,
K.C.B., K.C.M.G., V.C— Cr. K.C.B.
1915, K.C.M.G. li.ia

Son of Lieut. -Gen. George Julius Melliss, Indian Staff
Corps, who d. 1903 ; h. 1862 ; m. 1901 Kathleen Lucy,
youngest dau. of the late Gen. John McNeil Walter,
C.B. Sir Charles Melliss, who was educated at Wel-
lington Coll., is a Major-Gen. Indian Army ; was .an
A.D.C. to T.M. Kings Edward VII. and George V.
1907-12, and in command of the Fyzabad Brigade, 8th
Div.,N. Army in India, 1910-13, and of the 2nd Quetta
Infantry Brigade, 4th Div., S. Army in India, 1913-14.
— United Service Clvh, s.w.



MELLISS, Sir Howard, K.C.S.I.— Cr. 1897.
Son of the late George W. Melliss, Esq., by Julia, dau.
of the late George Weston, Esq., of St. Helena; b.
1847 ; m. 1878 Mary Edith, only dau. of the late Major-
Gen. Cowan. R.H.A. Sir Howard Melliss, who was
educated at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, is Col u.s.l.
Indian Army, late Inspector-Gen. of Imperial Service
Troops in \uA\a..— Naval and Military Club, w. ; 42, St.
James's Place, s.w.

MELLOR, the Hon. Mrs. Alfred Shaw, of
Winterfold, Cranleigh, Surrey.

• Dora Marion, only surviving child of Richard Everard
(Webster), 1st and only Viscount Alverstone, G.C.M.G.,
P.C, formerly Lord Chief Justice of England, who d.
1915, by Louisa Mary, who d. 1877, only dau. of
William Charles Calthrop, Esq., of Withern, Lincoln-
shire ; m. 1902 Alfred Shaw Mellor, Esq., M.B. (2nd
son of Sir James Robert Mellorl. and has 4 daus. —
Residence: 10, Palace Gate, Kensington, w.

MELLOR, Sir John Paget, K.C.B., of Culm-
head, Somerset. — Cr. 1911.
Elde.st son of the Right Hon. John William Mellor, J.P.
and D.L., of Culmhead, who d. 1911, by Caroline, who
d. 1900, 4th dau. of the late Charles Paget, Esq., M.P.,'
of Ruddington Grange, Nottinghamshire ; b. 1862 ;
m. 1890 Mabel, eldest dau. of George Edward Serocold
Pearce-Serocold, Esq., formerly Lieut. R.N., of Cherry,
hinton, Torquay, and has an only surviving son, * John
Serocold Paget, Capt. 6th Batt. Somerset L.I. ; educated
at Eton and at New Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1919) ; b.
1893. Sir John Mellor, who was educated at Chelten-
ham and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (B.A. and
LL.B. 1884), and called to the Bar at the Inner
Temple 1886, is a Magistrate for Somerset; was an
Assistant Solicitor to the Treasury 1894-1909, and
has been H.M.'s Procurator-Gen. and Solicitor to the
Treasury since 1909.— Cubnhead, Pitminsirr, Somerset ;
Brooks's Club, s.w.; 1, Embankment Gardens, Chelsea,



MELLOR, Sir James Robert, Knt.— Cr. 1911.

Third son of the Right Hon. Sir John Mellor, of
Otterhead, Devonshire, and Kingsdown House, Kent,
who d. 1887, by Elizabeth Cooke, who d. 1894,
elder dau. of the late William Moseley, Esq., of
Peckham Rye; b. 1839; m. 1868 Anne Jane, eldest
dau. of the late Thomas Shaw, Esq., of Everton,
Liverpool. Sir James Mellor, who was educated at
Trinity Hall, Cambridge (LL.B. 1863, LL.M. 1866),
and called to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1865,
was Master of the Crown Office, King's Bench,
1874-1912, King's Coroner 1892-1912, Senior Ma.ster
and King's Remembrancer 190.5-12, and Registrar
of the Court of Criminal Appeal 1908-12. — New
University Club, s.w.; 16, Craven Sill Gardens, w.

MELLOR, John Edwaed, Esq., C.B., of Tan-y-
Bryn, Denbighshire.
Only son of Thomas Walton Mellor, Esq., M.P., of
Ashton-under-Lyne, who d. 1 902, by Jane, who d. 1 896,
dau. of the late Edward Leigh, Esq. ; b. 1852 ; m. 1st
1877 Florence, who d. 1889, 2nd dau. of the late Ely
Andrew, Esq.j of Mere Bank, Audenshaw ; 2ndly 1895
Amy, youngest dau. of Thomas Rhodes, Esq., of Mersey
Bank, Hadfield, and has had 2 sous, (1) Walton,
Capt. R. Irish Regt., previously Capt. Lancashire
Fusiliers; b. 1878; m. 1910 Kathleen Geraldine
Helen, only dau. of the late Lieut.-Col. Gerald Valerian
Welles'ey, formerly A.P.D., and d. (killed in action)
1914, leaving a dan., Kathleen Florence Walton.
(2) Geoffrey Rhodes, Lieut. Welsh Horse Yeo. ; edu-
cated at Winchester and at Ch. Ch., Oxford; b. 1896.
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Mr. Mellor is a J.P. and D.L. for Deiibiglishire (on
the roll for High Sheriff for 1920) and a J.P. for
Cheshire and for Lancashire, and was formerly ilon.
Col. 9th Batt. Manchester Regt. - Tan-i/-Bryv, Ahcr-
gelc, Denbighshire ; Carlton Club, s.w.

+ MELLOR, Mrs., of The Woodlands,
Lancashire.

Jeaunette, only child of the late Kobert Clegg, Esq.,
of Clayton-le Moors, Lancashire ; m. 1865 Col. John
Jamps"Mellor, F.R.A.S., of The Woodlands, a J.P. and
D.Ij. for Lancashire, who was formerly Hon. Col. 1st
Vol. B,att. Lancashire Fusiliers, V.D., and M.P. lor the
Radcliffe-eum-Farnwortli Div. of Lancashire 1895-
1900, and wlio d. 1916, leaving, with other issne, a son,
*Stanley, b 1868. — The Woodlands, Wkitefic/d, near
Manchester.

MELLOR, Philtp Horace Letland, Esq., of
Milbanke, Lancashire.
Eldest son of Horace Mellor, Esq., J.P., of Beach House,
Castletown, Isle of Man, by Edith Jane, who d. 1894,
only dau. of the late Arthur Leyland Birley, Esq., of
Milbanke ; b. 1887 ; s. his uncle John Leyland Birley,
Esq., 1906; m. 1910 Elsie Marsden, only dau. of the
late Mr. John Tliackrey, of Burley-in-Wharfedale, and
has, with other issue, a son, »Gerald Philip, b. 1915.
Mr. Philip Mellor, who was educated at King William's
Coll., Isle of Man, and at Pembroke Coll., Cambridge
(B.A. 1909), is temp. Capt. W. Yorkshire Regt.

MELVILLE, Viscount (Charles Saunders
DuNDAS, I.S.O.).— Cr. 1802.

Second and elder surviving son of the Hon. and Rev.
Charles Dundas, M..4., Rector of Epworth, Lincolnshire,
who d. 1883 (by Louisa Maria, who d. 1895, eldest
dau. of Sir William Boothby, 9th Bart.), and nephew
of Robert, 4th Vi,scount ; h. 1843; s. his brother Henry,
5th Viscount, 1904 ; /«. 1st 1872 Grace Selina Marian,
who d. 1890, dau. of the late AVilliam Scully, E.^q., of
Rio de Janeiro; 2ndly 1891 Mary, dau. of the late
George Hamilton, Esq., M.D., of Falkirk, Stirlingshire.
Is Patron of 1 living ; was H.B.M.'s Consul-Gcn. at
Hamburg 1885-97, and at Christiania 1897-1906.—
Melville Castle, Lasswade, Midlothian ; Cotterstock Hall,
Oundlc.

Heir, his lou Henry Cbarles Clement, late temp. Capt. in the
Army ; was H.B.M.'s Vice-Consul for German Bast Africa
1897-1902, at Galatz 1902-.'^, and at Algiers 19U5-7, and
H.B.M.'s Consul tor the Republic of Bolivia 1907-8, for the
Society Islands Sept.-Dec. 19(J8, and for the States of
Babia and Sergipe Dec. 1908-9 ; appointed Vioe-Consnl for
Corsica 1909 ; educated at Trinity Coll., Glenalmond, and
at Bath Coll. ; 6. 1873 ; m. 1899 Agues Mary Florence, dau.
of the late Henry Brouncker, Esq., of Beveridge Park,
Dorsetsliire, and h.as, with otber issue, a son, * Henry
Ol.arles Patric Brouncker, b. 1009.

MELVILLE, Violet Makie Louise, Vis-



Youngest dau. of Alexander Dundas, 1st Lord Lam-
ington, who d. 1890, by Annabella Mary Elizabeth,
who d. 1917, elder dau. of the late Andrew Robert
Drummond, Esq., of Cadlands, Hampshire; m. 1891
Henry, 5th Viscount Melville, who d.s.p.m. 1904. — 11,
Lowndes Street, s.'w.

MELV.ILLE, Sir George, K.C.M.G.— Cr.
1900.

Son of the late George Melville, Esq., of Culross,
Perthshire; b. 184'2 ; m. 1869 Marie Elise Louise, only
dau. of the late Capt. Fitz Landers, of Charlton Hall,
Northumberland. Sir George Melville, who was edu-
cated at Edinburgh Academy, enttjred the Imperial
Civil l^ervice 1862, and was transferred to the Colonial



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Islands, and Island Secretary of Antigua 1895-1902,
and Administrator of the Island of St. Lucia, W. Indies,
1902-5; late Lieut. Kent Art. liLxWiia..— Constitutional
Club, w.c.

MELVILLE. See Leslie-Melville, and Leven and
Melville, Earl of.

MELVILLE-CARTWRIGHT. See Cartumght.

MENDIP, Lord. See Clifden, Lord.

MENDL, Sir Sigismund Ferpinand, K.B.E. —
Cr. 1918.
Eldest son of Ferdinand Mendl, Esq., of London, who
d. 1909, by Jeannette, younger dau. of the late Benjamin
Halford, Esq., of London; b. 1866; m. 1888 Frances,
2nd dau. of the late Assur Henry Moses, Esq., of
London. Sir Sigismund Mendl, who was educated at
Harrow and at Univ. Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1887, M.A.
1890), and called to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1888,
but does not practise, was M.P. for Plymouth 1898-
1900, and Chairman of the Oats Contrjl Committee
1916-17, and is a Partner in F. Mendl & Co., Mer-
chants, London ; President of the London Corn Trade
Association ; Chairman of the National Discount Co. ;
a Member of the R. Commission on Wheat Supplies
and of the War Office Advisory Committee on Army
Contracts, a Director of the Metropolitan Life Assur-
ance Society and an Officer of the Belgian Order of
the Crown. — Reform Club, s.w. ; Argentine Club, w. ;
17, Hgde Park Street, w.

MBNENDEZ, Major Sir (Manuel) Raymond,
Knt., LL.B., of Midford House, Somerset..
— Cr. 1906.
Youngest son of Manuel Menendez, Esq., of Nassau,
Bahamas, who rf. 1900 ; b. 1864 ; m. 1901 Hester Louise,
dau. of the late Vincent Tilyou, Esq., of Englewood,
New Jersey, U.S.A. Sir Raymond Menendez, who
was educated at Emmanuel Coll., Cambridge (LL.B.
1891), and called to the Bar at the Inner Temple
1891, was Puisne .Judge in S. Nigeria 1899-1904,
and Chief Justice of N. Nigeria 1904-8, and is an
Hon. (late temp.) Major in the Army, — Midford
House, Bath.

MBNTETH, Sir James STUART-, Bart., of
Closeburn, Dtimfriesshire ; and of Mans-
field House, Ayrshire.— Cr. 1838.
Only son of Thomas Loughnan Stuart-Menteth, Esq.,
Capt, 16th L:incers, who d. 1854, by Isabella Maria,
who d. 1868, 2nd dau. of the late James Tobin, Esq. ;
b. 1840; s. his uncle Sir James Stuart-Menteth, 2nd
Bart., 1870; m. 1872 Helen Gertrude, dau. of Darwin
Fay, Esq., of Fulton, New York, U.S.A., and has 2
daus. — Residence : Canandaigua, New York.

Heir Pres., his cousin James Frederick, an Hon. Lient.-Col.
ret., late Major 2ud Dragoon Guards, only surviving son
of Col. William Stuart-Menteth, Bengal Army (4th son of
the 1st Bart.), who d. 1867, by Sarah (who m. 2ndly 18—
Capt. A. B. Chalmers), dau. nf the late Col. Hamilton ; b.
1846; m. 1st 1868 Frances Octavia Moore, who rf. 1887, dau.
of the late Gen. Sir James Wallace Sleigh, K.O.B. ; 2ndly
1888 Elizabeth Alyson, who d. 1916, 2ua dau. of the late
Capt. Edward Algernon Blackelt, P..N., of Wylam, North-
umberland, and has, with other issue, a son, » William
Frederick, b. 1874.



MENZIES, Susan Harriet, Lady, formerly
of Castle Menzies, Perthshire.
Eldest dau. of Sir James Grant-Suttie, 6th Bart.,
who d. 1878, by Lady Susan Harriet, who d. 1909,
elder dau. of James Henry Robert, 6th Duke of
lioxburghe, K.T. ; m. 1st 1878 (marriage dissolved



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1905) John Hew North Gustave Henry Hiimilton,
11th Eiirl of Stair, who d. 19U ; 2ndly 1905 Sir Neil
James Menzies, 8th and last Bart. (cr. 1665), of Castle
Menzies, Koss House, and Rannoch Lodge, Perthshire,
■whod.s.p. 1910.— C/o Messrs. Mi/lne ^ Campbell, 36,
Castle Street, Edinburgh.

MENZIES, Annie Perceval, Lady.

Second and eldest surviving dau. of Capt. John
Alexander Drought, of Whigsborough, King's Co., who
d. 1859, by Caroline Susanna, dau. of the late Lieut.-

Col. John White, 80th Regt. ; m. 1st 18— Jones,

Esq., who d. 18—; 2ndly 1879, as his 3rd wife. Sir
"William John Menzies, a Writer to the Signet, a J.P.
for the City of Edinburgh, and Agent of the Church of
Scotland, who was cr. Kut. 1903, and d. \%0a. — Canaan
House, Edinburah.



MENZIES, Maegaret Henrietta, Lady.

Eldest dau. of the late Capt. Joseph Baker, W. India
and Pacific Co. ; m. 1886 Sir Walter Menzies, of Cul-
creuch, Stirlingshire, a J.P. for Lanarkshire and for
Stirlingshire, who was head of the Phoenix Tube
Works, Glasgow, 1887-98, and M.P. for the S. Div. of
Lanarkshire 1906-13, and who was cr. Knt. 1909 and
d. 1913, leaving, with other issue, a son, James, now
of Culcreuch {whom see). — Ctdcreiich, Fintrt/, Stirling-
shire; 34, Gordon Square, v,-.c.



MENZIES, Col. Charles Thompson, of
Kames, Berwickshire.
Younger son of John Menzies, Esq., of Edinburgh,
who d. 1879, by Rossie, who d. 1897, dau. of the late
James Marr, Esq. ; b. 1859; m. 1900 Helen Frances,
dau. of the late John' Aitken, Esq., of Gartcows, and
has, with other issue, a son, * John Francis, b. 1901.
Col. Menzies is a J.P. and D.L. for Berwickshire, an
Hon. Major in the Army, Lieut.-Col. and Hon. Col.
ret., late Gomm. South-East of Scotland R.G.A.
Militia, and Lieut.-Col. ret., late T.F. Reserve, and
was temp. Lieut.-Col. 7th Batt. Argyll and Sutherland
Highlanders 1915-16. — Kames, Greenlaw, Berwick-
shire; Windham Club, s.w. ; Caledonian United Service,
and New Clubs, Edinburgh.



MENZIES, James, Esq., of Culcreuch, Stirl



Eldest son of Sir Walter Menzies, M.P., J.P., of
Culcreuch, who d. 1913, by Margaret Henrietta,
eldest dau. of the late Capt. Joseph Baker, W. India
and Pacific Co.; b. 1887; m. 1918 Ruth Evangeline
Hughes, only dau. of Major Frederick William
Templetown Robinson, D.S.O. Mr. Menzies, who was
educated at King William's Coll., Isle of Man, is
temp. Lieut. Gloucestershire Eegt. — Culcreuch, Fintry,
Stirlingshire; 34, Gordon Square, -w.c.



MENZIES, William Dudgeon Graham, Esq.,
of Hallyburton, ForfarsHre.
Second son of Graham Menzies, Esq., of Hallyburton,
who d. 1880, by Beatrice, who d. 1899, dau. of the late
William Dudgeon, Esq., of Edinburgh ; b. 1857 ; s. his
brother 1889; m. 1890 Cecilia Clementina, youngest
dau. of Sir George Orby Worabwell, 4th Bart., and
has, with other issue, a son, * Victor Malcolm Graham,
Capt. Scots Guards, Special Reserve ; late Lieut. 3rd
Batt. R. Scots (Lothian Regt.) ; educated at Harrow ;
b. 1893. Mr. Menzies, who was educated at Rugby,
is a J.P. for Perthshire. — Hallyburton House, near
Coupar Angus, N.B.; Junior Carlton Club, s.w.



MENZIES,Willlam George STEUART-, Esq.,
of Culdares, Perthshire ; and of Arndilly,
Banfi'shire.
Son of Ronald Steuart-Menzies, Esq., J.P., of Cul-
dares, who d. 1870, by Marjory Alexandrina (who d.
1900, having m. 2ndly 1872 Col. John lunloch, of Kikie
and Logie,Forfarshire, who rf. 1894), elderdau. of the late
William Macdowall Grant, Esq., of Arndilly ; b. 1858 ;
m. 1883 Constance Anne Ellen, 2nd dau. of Thomas
Owen Wethered, Esq., of Seymour Court, Buckingham-
shire, and has issue * Ronald, Capt. Scots Guards ;
b. 1884; m. 1912 Olivia Anne, j-onnger dau. of the
late Thomas Turner- Farley, Esq., of Wartnaby Hall,
Leiccster.shire, and has a dau., Jean Marjorie. Mr.
Steuart-Menzies is a J.P. and D.L. for Banffshire, a
D.L. for Elginshire, and a J.P. for Perthshire.— ^r?j-
dilly, Craigellachie, N.B.: Carlton Club, s.w.; Turf
Club, w.

MERCER, Major-Gen. Sir David, K.C.B.— Cr.
1918.
Eldest son of David Dixon Mercer, Esq., of Streatham
Park, who d. 1911, by Margaret, who d. 1905, only
dau. of the late James Triggs, Esq , of London ; h.
1864; m. 1893 Katharine Frances, youngest dau. of the
late William Francis Lawrence, Esq., of Boston, IJ.S..\.
Sir David Mercer, who was educated at Dulwich Coll.,
is a Major-Gen. R.M.L.I. and a Comra. of the Legion
of Honour ; has the French Croix de Guerre ; was
Brigadier-Gen. 1st Brigade, R. Naval Div., 1914-16,
and A.D.C. to H.M. King George V. 1918 ; appointed
Adjutant-Gen. R.M. \916.— United Service Club,s.^K. ;
7h, Bickenhall Mansions, Gloucester Place, w.

MERCER, Sir William Hepwobth, K.C.M.G.
— Cr. 1914.

Only son of the late William Mercer, Esq., of Man-
chester; b. 1855. Sir William Mercer, who was
educated at Wadham Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1879), and
called to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1886, entered
the Colonial OiRce 1879, was Assistant Private Secre-
tary to successive Secretaries of State for the Colonies
(Marquis of Ripon and Right Hon. Joseph Chamber-
lain) 1895-7 and Secretary to the Pacific Cable Com-
mittee 1896 and 1899, and has been a Crown Agent
for the Colonies since 1900 and 2nd Crown Agent
since 1918 ; is a Member of the Pacific Cable Board,
and joint Editor of the Colonial Office List. — 4, White-
hall Gardens, s.w.

MERCER, Major-Gen. Sir (Harvey) Frederic,
K.C.M.G., C.B.— Cr. 1918.
Only son of Col. William Harvey Mercer, who d. 1882 ;
b. 1858; m. 1891 Helen Evelyn, who d. 1919, only
dau. of the late Lieut.-Gen. Sir Charles Edward Nairne,
K.C. li. Sir Frederic Mercer, who was educated in
Jersey and at the R. Mil. Academy, Woolwich, is a
Major-Gen. ret., late R.A., and a Comm of the Legion
of Honour ; was in command of G. Battery R.H.A.,
of E.H.iV. Mounted Rifles and subsequently of a Column
in S. Africa 1900-2 ; an A.A.G. at Headquarters 1907-
10; Inspector of Art., S. Army in India, 1910-11, and
of R.H.A. .and R.F.A. in India 1911-14; an A.D.C. to
H.M. King George V. 1911-15; Gen. Officer Comra.
R.A. of an Army 1915-18 and a Comm. Headquarter
Units 191S.— United Service Club, s.w.

MERCER, Col. Algernon, of Toddington Park,
Bedfordshire.

Eldest son of Richard Mercer, Esq., of Morhanger Park,
Bedfordshire, who d. 1904, by Madeline Frances, who d.
1862, dau. of the late Major William Castle, 79th
Cameron Highlanders; b. 1861; m. 1894 Margaret
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Bolette Hoyer, eldest dau. of the late Edward Millar,
Esq., J.P., ofEossie Castle, Forfarshire, and has a dau.,
Margaret Rose Isabel. Col. Mercer, who was educated
at Eton and at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1883), is a
Magistrate for Bedfordshire (High Sheriff 1900), and
Lieut.-Col. and Hon. Col. ret., late Comm. Edinburgh
R.F.A., Special Reserve.— Toddiugton Park, Dunstable,
Bedfordshire.

MERCEE, James Laubencb Meecbk TOD-,
Esq., of Scotsbank, Selkirkshire.

Elder and only surviving son of James Tod-Mercer,
Esq., J. P., of Scotsbank, who d. 1913, by Constance
Mary, only dau. of the late Rev. Meyrick Beebee,
of Womaston, Radnorshire, Rector of Simonburn,
Northumberland; h. 1868; m. 1910 Kathleen Jane,
younger dau. of the late Rev. Somerset Brafield
Burtchaell, Rector of Kilnamanagh, co. Wexford.
Mr. Tod-Mercer was educated at Harrow. —
Residence: Villaiio Carlottin, 17, Viale A. VoUa,
Florence, Italy; Alpine Club, w. ; Italian Alpine Club,
Florence, Italy.

MERCEE, Robert, Esq., of Eodmersham
House, Kent.
Eldest son of Charlt-s Bertram Mercer, Esq., J.P.,
temp. Capt. 5th Batt. Kent \'ol. Regt., of Broad-
water, E. Mailing, Kent, by Lucy Georgina, dau.
of the late Peter George Heyworth, Esq., J.P., of
Yewtree, W. Derby, Liverpool; b. 1902; «. his
grandfather Robert Mercer, Esq., J.P., 1917; is being
educated at Harrow and is Lord of the Manor of
Rodmersham. — Rodmershain House, near Sittinqbonmc,
Kent.

MBECER, Major William Lindsay, of Hunt-
ingtower, Perthshire.
Only son of Major William Drummond Mercer, J.P.,
late 16th Lancers, of Huntingtower, who d. 1871, by
Annie Elliot, who d. 1881, eldest dau. of the late George
Mercer, Esq., of Gorthie, Perthshire ; b. 1858 ; m.
1891 Ellen, only surviving dau. of the late John
Lister, Esq., of Warninglid Grange, Hayward's Heath,
Major Mercer, who was educated at Harrow and at
Trinity Hall, Cambridge (B.A. 1879), is Major late
Reserve of Officers, and Capt. ret. Alexandra Princess
of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regt.~ Huntingtowir, bit
Perth.

MERCER-HENDERSON, of Fordell, Fife-
shire. See Brnkinghamshire.

MERCER NAIRNE, George John Charles,
Esq., of Meikleour, Perthshire.
Only son of Major Lord Charles George Francis
Mercer Nairne, C.V.O., 1st R. Dragoons, of Meikleour
(younger son of Henry Charles Keith, 5th Marquis of
Lansdowno, K.G., P.O., G.C.S.I., G.C.M.G., G.C.LE.),
who assumed the surname of Mercer Nairne in lieu of
Fitzmaurice 1914 and who t?. (killed in action) 1914,
by Liidy Violet Mary (who m.. 2ndly 1916 Capt. the
Hon. John Jacob Astor, 1st Life Guards), youngest
dau. of Gilbert John, 4th Earl of Miuto, K.G. ; b. 1912.
—Meikleour, Perth ; 18, Carlton House Terrace, s.w.

MEREDITH, Sir (Henry) Vincent, Bart —
Cr. 1916.
Fifth son of John Walsingham Cooke Meredith, Esq.,
B.A. of Trinity Coll., Dublin, who d. 1881, by Sarah,
who d. 1900, dau. of the late Anthony Pegler, Esq., of
London, Ontario; b. 1850 ; m. 1888IsobelBrpnda, dau.
of the late Andrew Allan, Esq., of Montreal. Sir
Vincent Meredith, who was educated at Hellmuth
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Coll., London, Ontario, and joined the Bank of Montreal
1867, was appointed Gen. Manager 1911, Vice-
President 1912 and President 1913; is President of
the E. Trust Co., of the E. Victoria Hospital and of
the Art Association of Montreal ; a Director of the
Canadian Pacific Railway Co. ; of the Standard Life
Assurance Co. of Edinburgh and of the Commercial
Cable Co., a Governor of McGill Univ., Chairman of the
Canadian Board of the R. Exchange Assurance Co. of

London, and a Trustee of the Maekay Cos 526, Pine

Avenue West, Montreal, Canada ; Marlborough Club,
s.w. ; Mount Soyal Club, Montreal ; Rideau Club,
Ottawa; York Club, Toronto.

MEREDITH, the Hon. Sir William Ralph,
Knt.— Cr. 1896.

Eldest son of the late John Cooke Meredith, of London,
Canada, by Sarah, dau. of fhe late M. Anthony Pegler ;
i. 1840; m. 1862 Mary, dau. of the late Marcus Holmes,
of London, Canada. Sir William Meredith, who was
educated at the London Grammar School, Ontario,
and at Toronto Univ. (LL.B. 1863, LL.D. 1890), and
called to the Bar at Toronto 1861, is Chancellor of
Toronto Univ., was M.L.A. Ontario 1872-94, .and Chief
Justice of the Common Pleas Div. of the High Court
of Ontario 1894-1912, and has been Chief Justice of
Ontario since 1912. — Toronto, Canada; Toronto Club,
Toronto.

MEREDITH, Petee MACARA-, Esq., of
Pentre Bychan, Denbighshire.
Only son of Peter Macara, Esq., of Springboig,
Lanarkshire, who d. 1855, by Janet Ann Elizabeth,
who d. 1880, dau. of the late Capt. John McNab, of St.
Fillans, Perthshire; h. 1854; m. 1st 1897 Alice, who d.
1900, only dau. of Lieut.-Col. Henry Warter-Meredith,
of Pentre Bychan, who d. 1901; 2ndly 1906 Ethel
Maud, eldest dau. of Sir William Adolphus Frankland,
9th Bart. Mr. Macara-Meredith, who assumed the
additional surname of Meredith by royal license 1901,
is a Magistrate for "DenhighsYnre.— Pentre Bychan Hall,
near Wrexham, DenUgk^ire.

-f- MEEEDITH, Stephen John, Esq., of Dick's
Grove, CO. Kerry.
Second son of Richard Meredith, Esq., J. P., of
Dick's Grove, who d. 1912, by Mary Elizabeth, who
d. 1909, eldest dau. of Stephen Haggard, Esq., of
Lismore House, Tralee, co. Kerry; *. 1876; s. his
twin brother William John Meredith, Esq., J.P., Lieut.
3rd Batt. R. Munster Fusiliers, who d of wounds
received in action, 1915; m. 1902 Elizabeth, dau. of
P. Shannon, Esq., and has a son. *Richard, *.
1^06— Dick's Grove, Farranfore, co. Kerry.

MEEEDITH, of Cloonamahon, co. Shgo.

See Tweedy.

MEREDYTH, Lord. See AtUumney.

MEEEDYTH, Sir Henry Bayl^, Bart.,of Car-
lanstown, co. Meath. — Cr. 1795.

Elder son of Henry William Meredyth, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., of Hollymount, co. Down, and of Norelands, co.
Kilkenny, whorf. 1878, by Harriet Anne, who d. 1895,
dau. of the late Rev. William and Lady Louisa Le Poer
Trench ; b. 1863 ; s. his grandfather Sir Henry, 4th
Bart., 1889: m. 1st 1886 Kathleen {div. 1894), only
child of the late Robert Patrick O'Hara, Esq., of Raheen,
CO. Galway ; 2ndly 1897 Mildi-ed Beatrice, who d. 1912,
youngest dau. of Edmond B. Liebert, Esq., late 18th
Hussars, and has a dau., Millicent Valla, m. 1919 Capt.
(Acting Major) the Hon. Herbrand Charles Alexander,
D.S.O. {whom sec under Caledon, Earl of). Sir Henry



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Meredyth is a J.P. for co. Kilkenny (High Sheriffl888),
late Lieut. W. Somerset Imp. Yec, previously Lieut.
4th Brig. N. Irish Div. R.A.— Residence : Pipewell
Hall, Kettering, Northamptonshire; Bachelors' Club, w. ;
Carlt07i Club, s.w. ; Kildare Street Club, Dublin.

MEREWETHER, Sir Edward Maesh,
K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O.— Cr. K.C.V.O. 1907,
K.C.M.G. 1916.

Second son of Major-Gen. Sir William Lockyer Mere-
wether, K.C.S.I., C.B., who d. 1880, by Harriet, who
d. 1898, youngest dau. of the lute James Dale, Esq.,
of Coleshill, Warwickshire; A. 1858; m. 1883 Honoria
Clementina Mary, eldest dau. of the late Thomas
Braddell, Esq., C.M.G. Sir Edward Merewether, who
was educated at Harrow and at Wren's, was employed
in the Straits Settlements 1880-1902, and was Li


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