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.; b. 1836; m. 1871 BELL, "WiLLUM ABRAHAM, Esq., of Pendell
Anna Roberta, youngest dau. of the late Charles ' Court, Surrey.

Bernard, Esq., formerly Lieiit.. 24th Regt., and has, j Only son o'f William

th 3 dans., an only son, * Walter Loraine, b. 1877 ;
m. 1899 Winifred Margaret (who obtained a div.\
1916), dau. of the late Henry William Watson, Esq., |
of Burnopfield, co. Durham, and widow of John
Loxley Firth, Esq., of Hope, Derbyshire. Mr. Bell I
is a J.P. and D.L. for Northumberrand (High Sheriflf j
1895), and Patron of 1 living. — Woolsington, New-\

BELL, Capt. Ernest Fitzeoy MORRISON-, I

O.B.E., formerly of Pitt House, Devonshire, j

Third son of Sir Charles AVilliam Morrison-Bell. 1st

Bart., of Highgreen Manor, and Otterburn Hall, North- |

■ umberland, who d. 1914, by Louisa Maria, 2nd dau. ol
the late William Henry Dawes, Esq., J. P., of Kenilworth
Hall, Warwickshire ; b. 1871; m. 1902 M.-iud Evelyn,
dau. of Lieut.-Col. Francis Henry, J.P., formerly 9th
Lancers, of Elmestree, Gloucestershire, and has 4 dans.
Capt. Morrison-Bell, who was educated at Eton, and
■was formerly Capt. 9th Lancers, is Capt. Reserve of
Officers, and temp. Lieut.-Col. R. Wiltshire Y'eo.,
previously temp. Major 7tli Reserve Regt. of Cav.,
was M.P. for the Ashburton Div. of Devonshire
1908-Jan, 1910, and Dec. 1910-1918.— CaWilow, and
R. Automobile Clubs, s.w. ; Cavalry Club, -w. ; 5, Cam-
bridge Gate, Regent's Park, N.w.

11, Esq., M.D.. who d. 1886, by
Margaret, who d. 1890, dau. of the late Abraham
Grubb, Esq., of Merlin, Clonmel ; b. 1841 ; vi. 1872
Cara Georgina Whitmore, dau. and co-heiress of Whit-
more Scovell, Esq., of Waddon, Surrey, and has, with
other issue, an only son, * William Archibald Jnxon,
temp. Major R.A.S.C. and Lieut. Territorial Force
Reserve 'Yeo. ; late Lieut. 1st Co. of London Yeo. ;
educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (B.A. 1905) ; h.
1883 ; m. 1916 Isabel Maude, eldest dau. of the late
Rev. Edward Bickersteth Ottley, M.A., Canon of
Rochester. Mr. Bell was educated at Ipswich Grammar
School and at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (B.A. 1863,
M.A. 1865, M.B. 1^66).— Pendell Court, BletcMngley ;
Wellington, and New University Clabs, s.-w. ; 8, Park
Street, w.

BELL, John Roland, Esq., of Enterkine, Ayr-
Only son of John James Bell, Esq., of Enterkine, temp.
Major (previously Capt,) Ayrshire Yeo., who d. 1915,
by Edith M. E., dau. of P. Eaton Challice, Esq. ; b.
1902. — Enterkine, Tarbolton, Ayrshire.

BELL, William Aitchison, Esq., of Crurie,
and Castle O'er, Dumfriesshire.
Eldest son of Richard Bell, Esq., J.P., of Crurie, and
Castle O'er, who d. 1909, by his 1st wife Jane, dau. of
the late William Aitchison, Esq., of Brieryhill, Rox-
burghshire ; b. 1870. Mr. Bell was educated at
Trinity Coll., Glenalmond.— C«s//« O'er, Langholm

BELL, Lieut.-Col. William Cory Heward,
D.S.O., of Winford Manor, Somerset.

El',. 7 = r, „f William Heward Bell, Esq., F.S.A.,
I'l; " ' !' I [>.L., of Cleeve House, Wiltshii'e, by
II.! I Idest dau. of the late William Cory,

• .1 -lino Place House, London; h, 1875;

ulet Mary, elder dau, of the late Capt.

;ux Bowly, R.E., and has, with other issue,
H 97

E-.|,. "1 li
m. 1903 \
James Deve




a son, »jVIicliaeI William He-svard, b. 1911. Lieut.-Col.
J3ell, ■ivlio was educated at 'Westminater and at the R.
MU. Academy, Woohrich, is Major and Lieut.-Col.
Beserve of Officers, Capt. ret., late E.F.A., and Lord of
the reputed Manor of Winford ; elected M.P. for the
Devizes Div. of Wilts 1918 ; has the French Croix de
Guorre. — Winford Manor, Somerset ; Junior Carlton,
and Jimior United Service Clubs, s.vi.

BELL, William Hewaed, Esq., F.S.A.,r.G.S.,
of Cleeve House, Wiltshire.
Eldest son of William Heward Bell, Esq., of Pelton
House, CO. Durham, who rf. 1881, by Mary Louisa, who
d. 1854, dau. of the late John Nixon, Esq., of Barlow,
CO. Durham ; b. 1849 ; m. 1874 Hannah Taylor, eldest
dau. of the late William Cory, Esq., of Devonshire
Place House, London, and has, with other issue, a son,
* William Cory Heward {whom sec). Mr. Bell is a
J.P. and D.L. for Wiltshire (High Sheriff 1912).—
C/eeve House, Seend, Melksham, Wiltshire ; Carlton,
Jimior Carlton, and B. Societies' Clubs, s.w.

BELL. See Beatson-Bell, and Lynden-Bell.

BELL-IRVING, John, Esq., of White Hill,
Eldest son of John Bell-Irving, Esq., J.P., of AVhite
Hill, who d. 1906, by Mary, who d. 1904, 3rd dau.'
of the late David Jardine, Esq., of Muirhousehead,
Dumfriesshire; 4.1846; w. 1884 Isabella, M.B.E.,
2nd dau. of the late Henry Thornton, Esq., and has,
with other issue, a son, * John, Lieut. Lanarkshire
Yeo., employed with Imperial Camel Corps ; b. 1888 ;
m. 1918 Dorothy, eldest dau. of the late John Hopkins,
Esq., of Little Boundes, Kent. Mr. Bell-Irving, who
was educated at Edinburgh Academy and abroad, and
was formerly a partner in the firm of Jardine, Mathe-
son & Co., of Hong Kong and China, is a Magistrate
for Dumfriesshire. — White Hill, Lockerbie, N.B.; Milk-
bank, Lockerbie, N.B. ; Dumfries and Galloway Chtb,


Blanche St. John, elder dau. of the late Francis
Adolphus Moschzisker, Esq., Ph.D., of Leipzig Univ.,
by Laura, who d. 1877, 2ud dau. of the late Rev.
Edward Beauchamp St. John, Eector of Ideford,
Devonshire; m. 1867, as his 2nd wife. Sir William
Bellairs, K.C.M.G., C.B., a Lieut.-Gen.ret., Col. of the
B. Berkshire Regt., previously of The Sherwood
Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Begt.), and
a Knight of the Legion of Honour, and of the Medjidie,
who was formerly in the 49th Regt, Assistant Quarter-
master-Gen. in the Crimea 1854-6, Brigadier-Gen. in
the Transvaal 1880-1, and Administrator of the
Transvaal in 1881, and who was cr. K.C.M.G. 1882
and d. 1913. — Clevedon, Somerset.

BELLAIRS, Gilbert Nigel Mowbeat, Esq.,
of The Manor House, Stockerston, Leices-
Only son of the Rev. Stevenson Gilbert Bellairs, of
The Manor House, sometime Rector of Goadby Mar-
wood, co. Leicester, who d. 1882, by Florence Elizabeth,
eldest dau of George Norman, Esq., of Goadby Hall ;
b. 1872. Is Patron of 3 livings.— 77ie Manor House,
Stockerston, near Uppingham.

BELLAIRS, Walter Grat, Esq., of North-
croft, Surrey ; and of Altrua, Inverness-

Fourth son of the Bev. Henry Walford Bellairs, of
Apsley Paddox, Oxfordshire, who d. 1900, by Mary

Hannah Albina, who d. 1899, dau. of the late George
Watkin Kenrick, Esq., of Woore Hall, Shropshire ;
b. 1847 ;m. 1 874 Frederica Julia, 2nd dau. of Sir Gilbert
East Gilbert-East, 2nd Bart., and has, with other issue,
»Eric D'Albini, b. 1877. Mr. Bellairs was educated
at Cheltenham Coll. — Northcroft, Englefield Green,
Siirrey ; Altrua, Invergloy, Inverness-shire.

BELLE W, Lord (George Leopold Brian). —
Cr. 1848.
Third son of Edward Joseph (Bellew), 2nd Lord, who
d. 1895 (by Augusta Mary, who d. 1904, only dau. of
the late Col. George Bryan), and nephew of the late
George Leopold Bryan, Esq., of Jenkinstown ; b.
1857 ; «. his brother Chark-s Bertram (Bellew), 3rd
Lord, a Representative Peer of Ireland, 1911. Lord
Bellew, who inherited Jenkinstown in 1 880, on the death
of his uncle, whose surname he assumed by royal license
in 1881, is a J.P. and D.L. for co. Kilkenny (High
Sheriff 1902), Major ret., late 10th Hussars, and
Major ret., late 4th Batt. Yorkshire Regt. ; formerly
Major Beserve of Officers and Imp. Yeo. in S. Africa;
previously Lieut. Kilkenny Militia ; elected a Bepre-
sentative Peer of Ireland 1914. — Jenkinstown. Kil-
kenny ; Barmeath Castle, Dunleer, co. Louth ; Yeo-
manstown.co.Kildare; Grangegeeth, co. Meath; Turf
Club, w. ; Army and Navy, and Pratt's Clubs, s.w. ;
Kildare Street Club, Dublin.

Heir Prer., bis brother Richard Eustace (Bellew), h. 1858 ;
in. 1st 1887 Ada Kate, who d. 1893, 2nd dau. of the late
Henry Parry Gilbey, Esq., of The Cottage, Stanstead,
Essex ; 2ndly 1895 Gwendoline Marie Josephtae, elder dau.
of William Reginald Joseph Fitzberbert Herbert, Esq.,
J.P. and D.L., of Clj-tha, Monmouthshire, and has, with
other issue, a son, * Edward Henry, temp. Lieut. R. Naval
Vol. Reserve ; h. 1889 : m. 1912 Barbara Helen Mary, only
dau. of Sir Henry Farnham Burke, K.C.V.O., O.B., Garter
Principal King of Arms.


Mildred Mary Josephine, eldest dau. of Sir Humphrey
de Trafford, 2nd Bait., of Trafford Park, Lancashire,
who d. 1886, by Lady Mary Annette, elder dau. of the
late Lieut.-Col. Charles Thomas Talbot, and sister of
Bertram Arthur, 17th Earl of Shrewsbury; m. 1883
Charles Bertram (Bellew), 3rd Lord Bellew, a
Bepresentative Peer of Ireland and H.M.'s Lieut, for
CO. Louth, who d.s.p. 1911. — Barmeath Castle, Dunleer,
CO. Louth.

BELLEW, Su- HeneyCheistopher GRATTAN-,
Bart., of Mount Bellew, co. Galway. — Cr.


Only son of Thomas Arthur Grattan-BeUew, Esq., M.P.,
who d. 1863, by Pauline Castiglione Mary, who d. 1908,
dau. and co-heiress of the late Henry Grattan, Esq., M.P.,
and granddau. of the late Bight Hon. Henry Grattan,
which name his father assumed; b. 1860; s. his
uncle the Bev. Sir Christopher, 2nd Bart., 1867; m.
1885 Lady Sophia Maria Elizabeth, 2nd dau. of
George, 7th Earl of Granard, K.P. Sir Henry
Grattan-Bellew is a J.P. and D.L. for eo. Galway
(High Sheriff 1887), an Hon. Capt. in the Army, and
Lieut.-Col. late 4th Batt. Connaught Rangers ; formerly
Lieut. 5th Dragoon Guards ; wasHigh Sheriff of Queen's
Co. 1889, and of eo. Roscommon 1907. — Mount Bellew,
Ballinasloe, co. Galway ; St. James's Club, w.

Heir, his son Charles Christopher, M.O., Capt. and temp.
Lieut.-Col. King's R. Rifle Corps ; educated at the B. Mil
CoU., Sandhurst : b. 1887.

BELLEW, Capt. Froude Dillon, D.S.O., M.C.,

of Oakhampton Manor, Somerset.

Only son of Harry Bawden Bellew, Esq., of Oakhampton

Manor, and The Croft, Somerset, who d. 1904, by Ada,

elder dau. of the late William Llewellin, Esq., F.S.A.,'




F.G.S., of Glauwern, Monmouthshire; i. 188S; m. 1918

the Hon. Dorothy Nesta, only dau. of the late Hon.

Robert Cranmer TroUope, and sister of Thomas Carew,

3rd and last Lord Kesteven. Capt. Bellew, who was

educated at Rugby and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst,

is Capt. Somerset L.I. and temp. Lieut.-Col. Comm.

6th (Service) Batt. — Oakhamptcn Manor, Wiveliscombe. I BELSEY, Lady,


Nottinghamshire, Major Reserve of Officers, and
Patron of 3 hTmgB.—Kiiiffston Hall, Derby; Bachelors'
Club, w. j Marlborough Club, s.w.

Heir, his eon Alexander Ronald George, i. 1912.

BELLINGHAM, Sir (Alan) Henry, Bart., of
Castle Bellingliam, co. Louth. — Or. 1796.
Elder son of Sir Alan Edward Bellingham, 3rd Bart
by Elizabeth, -who d. 1887, only dau. and heiress of the
late Henry Clarke, Esq., of Skirbeck, Lincolnshire ; b.
18i6; s. 1889; m. 1st 1874 Lady Constance Julia
Eleanor Georgina Noel, who d. 1891,2nd dau. of Charles
George, 2nd Earl of Gainsborough ; 2ndly 1895 the Hon.
Lelgarde Harry Florence,younger dau. of the late Augus-
tus Wykeham Clifton, Esq., and of BerthaLelgarde, 23rd
Baroness Grey de Ruthyn. Sir Henry Bellingham, who
was educated at Harrow and at Exeter Coll., Oxford
(B.A. 1869, M.A. 1873, Hon. LL.D. R. Univ. of Ire-
land 1909), and called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inul875,
is H.M.'s Lieut, and a J.P. for co. Louth (High Sheriff
1897), a Senator of the R. Univ., and a Commissioner
of National Education in Ireland, and was formerly
Private Chamberlain to His Holiness Pope Pius X.,
previously to Popes Pius IX. and Leo XIII., and M.P.
for CO. Louth 1880-5 ; late Capt. 6th Batt. R. Irish
'R\&es.— Castle Bellingham, CO. Louth; United University
Club, s.w. ; Sackville Street Club, Dublin.

Heir, his son Edward Henry Charles Patrick, O.M.G., D.S.O.,
a D.L. for co. Louth and Major and temp. Lieut -Ool
E. Scots (Lothian Eegt.); was temp. Lieut.-Ool. Comm.
8th (Service) Batt. R. Dublin Fusiliers 1916-17, and
commanded a Brigade, with the temp rank of Brigadier-
Gen , 1917-lS; formerly Secretary, British Leg.itiou,
Guatemala; educated at The Oratory School, Egbastou,
and at tlie R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst; 6. 1879; m. 1904
Charlotte EUzabeth, dau. of Alfred Payne, Esq., and
widow of Frederick Gougb, Esq., and has a dau., Gertrude

Kate, dau. of the late John Morrison, Esq., U.S.A. ; m.
1st 18 — James Foster, Esq., of New York, U.S.A., who
d. 18— ; 2ndly 1897 Sir Francis Flint Belsey, a J.P.
for Kent, who was a Member of the Rochester School
Board 1870-97 (Chairman for 15 years), Mayor of
Rochester 1876 and 1884, President of the Sunday
School Union in its Centenary Year 1903 (Chairman
of its Council 1889-1914), and formerly a co-opted
Member of the Kent Educalion Committee, and who
was cr. Knt. 1009 and d. 1914.— 19, Avenue Road,
Hampstead, n.tv.


and Johnstone.

See Derwent, Lord,

BELMORE, Earl of (Aemar Lowry-Corry).—
Cr. 1797.

Eldest son of Somerset Richard, 4th Earl, G.C.M.G.,
P.C., a Representative Peer of Ireland, by Anne
Elizabeth Honoria, 2nd dau. of the late Capt. John
Neilson Gladstone, R.N., M.P., of Bowden Park,
Wiltshire; b. 1870; s. 1913. The Earl of Belmore,
who was educated at Winchester and at Trinity Hall,
Cambridge (B.A. 1891, M.A. 1895), and called to the
Bar at the Inner Temple 1897, was formerly Capt.
3rd Batt. K. Inuiskilling Fusiliers, and is a J.P.,
D.L. and C.C. for co. Fermanagh (High Sheriff 1895)
and a J.P. for co. Tyrone (High Sheriff 1901).— Casi/c
coole, Enniskillen, co. Fermanagh ; Carlton Club, s.w. ;
University Club, Dublin ; Northern Counties' Club,
Londonderry; Fermanagh Club, Enniskillen; County
Cavan Club, Cavan ; Tyrone County Club, Omagh.
Heir Pres., his brother Cecil, a J.P. for co. Fermanagh and
a Rural Dist. Councillor for Enniskillen ; was High Sheriff
of CO. Tyrone 1916 ; educated at Wellington CoU. ; 6. 1873.


Elizabeth Jean, dau. of the late Henry Bird, Esq., of
Uxbridge; m. 1892 Sir Henry Beabow, K.C.B.,
D.S.O., who was a Chief Inspector of Machinery, R.N.,
1888-93, and who was cr. K.C.B. 1902 and d. 1916

BENCE, Edward Starkie, Esq., of Kentwell
Hall, Suffolk.
Only son of Edward Robert Starkie Bence, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., of Kentwell Hall, who d. 1889, by Eliza
Charlotte Albinia, who d. 1917, dau. of the late George
James Sulivan, Esq. ; 4. 1 862. Educated at Magdalene
Coll., Cambridge; is a J.P. and D.L. for Suffolk,
and was formerly Capt. 3rd Batt. Suffolk Regt.—
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk; Carlton, and
Wellington Clubs, s.w.

BENCE-JONES, Reginald, Esq., M.B.E., of
Lisselan, co. Cork.
Y'ounger son of William Bence-Jones, Esq., of Lisselan,
who d. 1882, by Caroline, who d. 1886, younger dau.
of the late William Dickinson, Esq., of Kingweston,
Somerset; b. 1865; s. his brother William Francis
1883 ; m. 1890 Ethel Annie, youngest dau. of D. C.
Da Costa, Esq., of Barbados, and has, with other issue, a
son, * Campbell William Winthrop, Lieut. Irish Guards,
Special Reserve ; 6.1894. Mr. Bence-Jones, who was
educated at Rugby and at St. John's Coll., Oxford, is a
J.P. and D.L. for co. Cork, and was High Sheriff 1894.
— Lisselan, near Clonakilty, co. Cork ; New Oxford and
Cambridge Club, s.w.

BENCE-LAMBERT, Col. Gut Lenox, C.M.G.,
of Thorington Hall, Suffolk ; and of Der-
nasliggan, co. Gal way.

Only surviving son of Alexander Clendining Lambert,
Esq., of Brook Hill, co. Mayo, who d. 1 892, by Emma
Maria, who d. 1916, dau. of the late Guy Lenox
Prendergast, Esq., M.P.; b. 1856; m. 1884 Ida Milliceut,
3rd dau. and coheiress of the late Henry Alexander
Starkie Bence, Esq., of Thorington Hall, whose sur-
name he assumed by royal license 1884. Col. Bence-
Lambert, who was educated at Cheltenham Coll., is a
J.P. and D.L. for Suffolk and for co. Galway, joint
Patron of 1 living, an Hon. Lieut.-Col. in the Army,
Lieut.-Col. and Hon. Col. late Comm. 3rd Batt.
Connaught Rangers, and Major ret., late T.F. Reserve,
previously (1915-16) temp. Lieut.-Col. Comm. 4th
Batt. Suffolk Regt. ; was D.A.Q.M.G. London Dist.,
1917-18. — Thorington Hall, Darsham ; Dernasliggan,
Leenane, co. Galway ; Carlton Club, s.w.



BENDYSHE, Mrs., of Barrlngton Hall, Cam- i
bridgeshire. j

Eleanor Margaret, 3rd dau. of the late Eer. Henry J.
Warden. Vicar of Bekesbourne, near Canterbury ; m. j
1893 Lieut.-Col. Richard Nelson Bendyshe, late i
R.M.L I., of Harrington Hall.Major Reserve of Officers.
Comm. Deal Batt. 1st Naval Brigade, who d. (killed j
in action) 1915, leaving, with a dau., an only son,
* John Nelson, Lieut, and temp. Capt. Worcestershire
Eegt.; educated at Kelly Coll., Tavistock; h. 1894.1
Mrs. Bendyshe is Lady of the Manors of f oxton and
Orwell. — Barrin^ton Hall, Cambridge.

BENBTT, John Montague FANE-, Esq., ofi
Pythouse, Wiltsltii-e. I

Only child of Vcre Fane-Benett-Stanford, Esq., of;
Pythouse, who d. lS9i, by Ellen (who m. 2ndly 1897 j
Charles Thomas, Esq., F.S.A., who assumed by
royal license the additional surname of Stanford
on his marriage), only child of the late William
Stanford, Esq., of Preston Manor, Sussex ; b. 1870 ; m. \
1 893 Evflyn, only child of the late BurchallHelme, Esq., j
of Broadfield Court.Herefordshire, and has a son, * Vere,
M.C., Capt. E.F.A. ; educated at Eton and at the R.
Mil. Academy, Woolwich; b. 1894. Mr. Fane-Benett,
who was educated at Eton, and assumed the surname
of Fane-Benett in lieu of Fane-Benett-Stanford 1917,
was formerly Major Motor Vol. Corps, and previously
Lieut. E. Wiltshire Veo. Cav. and 1st R. Dragoons,
and is Capt. 3rd Batt. Wiltshire Regt., Capt. ret.,
late Ist S. Western Mounted Brigade, Transport and
Supply Column, R.A.S.C, Territorial Force, a J.P.
and C.C. for Wiltshire (was on the roll for High
Sheriff for 1898), and a J.P. for Dorsetshire. — Pythotise,
Tisbury, Wiltshire ; Norton Bavaiit Manor, Warminster;
United Service, and White's Clubs, s.w.

BENGOUGH, Sir Harcouet Mortimer, K.C.B.
— Cr. 1908.
Third son of George Bengough, Esq., of The Eidge,
Gloucestershire, who d. 1856, by Anne, who d. 1876,
dau. of the late John Cooke Carpenter, Esq., K.H., j
Capt E.N. ; *. 1837; m. 1876 Christina, dau. of the
late Henry Mayliery, Esq., of Ely Tower, Brecon. Sir 1
Harcourt Bengough, who was educiited at Rugby, is ,
a Major-Gen. ret., late Middlesex Regt., and was
Assistant Adjutant-Gen. Madras 1882-6, and in com-
mand of a 2nd Class Dist. Madras 1886-91, of the |
troops in Jamaica 1893-4, and of the 1st Brigade,
Aldershot, 1894-7. — Hyde Brae, Chal/ord, Gloucester-

BENGOUGH, Capt. Nigel James, of Thej
Ridge, Gloucestershire. j

Second son of John Alan George Bengough, Esq., J.P., )
who d.v.p. 1899, by Rosa Margaret, 2nd dau. of the
late Col. James Crosbie, of Ballyheigue Castle, co.
Kerry ; b. 1 895 ; s. his brother Capt. John Crosbie Ben-
gough, Lieut. E. Gloucestershire Hussars Yeo. and
temp. Capt. in the Army, who was killed in action,
1916. Capt. Bengough, who was educated at Hailey-
. bury Coll. and at the E. School of Mines, London, and
was formerly Lieut. Fife and Forfar Yeo., and temp.
Capt. E. Flying Corps, is an Hon. Capt. in the Army,
Lord of the Manor of Monkland and Patron of 2 liv-
ings. — Eesidence: Alkerton Grunge, Eastington, near
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.

BENISON, Joseph Arthur Arnold, Esq., of
Slieve Russell House, co. Cavan.

Eldest surviving son of John Joseph Benison, Esq.,
J. P., of Slieve Eussell House, who d. 1911, by his
1st wife Marie, younger dau. of the late Robert

Johnston, Esq., J. P., of Arran View, co. Clare ; h.
1889 ; is a D.L. for co. Cavan (High Sheriff 1917).—
Slieve Bussell House, Balli/coimell, co. Cavan.

BENN, Sir John Williams, Bart.— Cr. 1914.

Eldest son of the Eev. Julius Benn, Congregational
Minister, of London, who d. 1883, by Ann, who d. 1890,
dau. of the late William Taylor, Esq.. of Gerrards,
Cheshire; 5.1850; m. 1874 Elizabeth (Lily), youngest
dau. of the late John Pickstone, Esq., of Silver Hill,
Hyde, Cheshire. Sir John Benn is a J.P. and D.L. for
the CO. of London, has been a Member of the London
C.C. since 1889 (Chairman 1904), and was M.P. for
the Tower Hamlets, St. George Div., 1892-5, and
forDevonport 1904-Jan. 1910. — Crowborough, Sussex ;
National Liberal Club, s.w.

Heir,his sou Ernest John Pickstone, C.B.E., i. 1875 ; m 1903
Gwendoline Dorothy, youngest ilau. ot Frederick May
Andrews, Esq., of Edgbastou, and has, with other issue, a
son, • John Andrews, h 1904.

BENN, Sir Arthur Shirley, K.B.E.— Cr.

Eldest son of the Rev. John Watkins Benn, M.A.,
Rector of Carrigaline and Douglas, co. Cork, who
d. 1874, by Maria Louisa, who d. 1917, dau. of the late
Major-Gen. Christopher Hamilton, C.B. ; b. 1858 ; m.
1888 Alys Marie, dau. of the late F. A. Liiling, Esq.,
of New Orleans, and Springhill, Alabama. Sir Arthur
Benn, who was educated at Clifton Coll. and abroad,
was formerly a Student at the Inner Temple ; Lieut.
Canadian Garrison Art. ; Managing Director of
Hunter, Benn & Co., timber shippers ; Vice-Consul at
Mobile, Alabama, 1898-1902, and a Member of the
London C.C. 1907-11 (Chairman of its Highway Com-
mittee 1909-10); is Treasurer and Deputy Chairman
of the National Committee for Belgian Belief; sat as
M.P. for Plymouth Dec. 1910-1918 and has sat for
the Drake Div. thereof since 1918. — Carlton Club,
s.w. ; E. Thames Yacht Club, w. ; R. Western Yacht
Club oj England, Plymouth ; 18, Bolton Gardens, s.i

BENN, of Glenravel. See Hodges.

BENNET, Lieut.-Col. Edward Gully, of
Tresillian House, Cornwall.
Eldest son of Richard Gully Bennet, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., of Tresillian House, who rf. 1910, by Mary Jean,

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Online LibraryEdward WalfordThe county families of the United Kingdom; or, Royal manual of the titled and untitled aristocracy of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland .. (Volume ed.59, yr.1919) → online text (page 29 of 415)